Family Services has a well-earned reputation for providing high-quality programs and services that help Forsyth County families resolve crises, protect victims of family violence, and prepare preschool children to succeed in school…and in life. Forsyth Family, October 31, 2016
Project Links Rural Emergency Rooms with Medical Specialists
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced the winner of the 2016 Innovations in Rural Health Award at Campbell University October 28th. The Trust awarded Avera eCARE eEmergency (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) the New Rural Award, as well as $25,000 to continue its innovative work to improve the health and lives of those living in rural South Dakota and surrounding areas of Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, Nebraska and additional locations to include a total of 12 states.
After months of construction, the Beaufort County Ed Tech Center debuted its newly renovated gym space with a school-wide celebration, which included games, entertainment and food provided by First Baptist Church. Caroline Hudson, Washington Daily News, October 26, 2016
Forsyth County has made great strides in recent years toward decreasing its infant mortality rate. So it’s a little disheartening to see that this year didn’t show the same upward stride. We all need to work harder to give newborns a better chance at life. Editorial Board, Winston Salem Journal, October 25, 2016
Culminating more than two years of planning and research, the Universal Pre-K Initiative unveiled a multi-year plan for implementing a system of universal Pre-K in Forsyth County. Todd Brantley, EdNC.org, October 13,2016
The Free Clinics Bridges to Health program is among three finalists from across the country for the 2016 Innovations in Rural Health Award, the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced on Wednesday. Bill Moss, Hendersonville Lightning, October 12, 2016
Trust honors innovations from sites in Minnesota, North Carolina, South Dakota
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust today announced three finalists for the 2016 Innovations in Rural Health Award: Avera eCARE eEmergency (Sioux Falls, South Dakota); Northern Dental Access Center (Bemidji, Minnesota); and The Free Clinics: Bridges to Health program (Hendersonville, North Carolina).
After three months on the job, Laura Gerald is now officially ensconced at the top of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. The organization’s new president wrapped up a six-stop, seven-week statewide tour visiting some of the places most pertinent to the trust’s work in health care and more. Arika Herron, Winston-Salem Journal, October 4, 2016
We sat down with Trust president Dr. Laura Gerald to discover what excites her about Great Expectations and her new position. Here’s what she said…
What drew you to the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust?
Members of the local health care community are urging uninsured or underinsured people to take the initiative and find out if they’re eligible for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Corey Davis, Rocky Mount Telegram, October 3, 2016