Jim Dreyer to Test Shoulder in Unprecedented Feat of Strength

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fighting back from a rotator cuff injury, Jim Dreyer will attempt arguably his most strenuous aquatic feat of strength to date on August 15th. The event, postponed from July 4th, will have Dreyer attempting to pull a new Lincoln MKC on a barge while swimming 3.58 miles to Mackinac Island. The total weight of his unusual cargo is approximately 16.5 tons. The swim is [...]

Lung Association in Michigan Applauds Clean Power Plan Health Benefits

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ken Fletcher, Advocacy Specialist for the American Lung Association in Michigan, issued the following statement in response to the Clean Power Plan announced today by President Barack Obama: “The American Lung Association in Michigan welcomes the Clean Power Plan as a vital tool for protecting Michigan residents from the burden of air pollution, including the carbon [...]

Founders of Hospice in West Michigan Recall Early Days of Uniting Faith and Medical Communities to Provide Miracle for Health Care

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

The year was 1978.  A Grand Rapids nurse who had been caring for a Catholic pastor struggling with cancer had returned from a trip to California with the seed of an idea destined to transform end-of-life care.  She invited Sr. M. Aquinas Weber and some of her colleagues at Aquinas College for a private showing of the video detailing the good work being done for the [...]
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