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Conemaugh medical center wins national awards

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center recently accepted four national awards for clinical excellence from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

The awards are: Get With the Guidelines – Stroke Gold PLUS Quality Achievement Award; Get With the Guidelines – Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award; Get With the Guidelines – Resuscitation Bronze Quality Achievement Award for the Adult Patient Population; and 2018 Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Bronze Recognition Award.

Sheetz For The Kidz

unveils campaign numbers

Sheetz For The Kidz announced the Sheetz employee-driven charity raised more than $598,000 during its annual July campaign through customer donations.

The new July record for the nonprofit exceeds last July’s campaign fundraising total by more than $34,000. One hundred percent of customer donations are used to directly support Sheetz For The Kidz programs.

“We are grateful for our customers and employees who continue to drive our fundraising campaigns every July and December,” Sarah Piper, executive director of Sheetz For The Kidz, said in a statement. “All donations will support local children during the holidays and grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions living in our communities.”