A new program designed to help local mothers with their newborn babies shows promise. The Forsyth Connects program, a collaborative effort between Forsyth Medical Center and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, will provide free in-home nurse visits during the first six months of a newborn’s life, the Journal’s Richard Craver reported last week.
In the News
Below you will find links to published articles about the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Trust grantees and relevant statewide initiatives.
McDowell County residents who are struggling with mental health issues and addiction now can find help through a new faith-based counseling center. CareNet Counseling, a statewide network of faith-integrated counseling centers offering outpatient services since 1972, has opened its new office in Marion. Mike Conley, McDowellNews.com, May 14, 2016
A new program funded by a $1.7 million grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust will provide in-home nursing visits to all mothers of newborn babies in Forsyth County to promote infant and maternal health. Owen Covington, Triad Business Journal, May 11, 2016
New moms usually have lots of questions for nurses at the hospital after giving birth to a child. But now nurses can help new moms even at home. Starting this summer, all mothers with newborn babies in Forsyth County will be provided with free in-home nurse visits. WMFYnews2.com, May 10, 2016
Forsyth County mothers will have access to free in-home nurse visits for their newborns through a collaboration between Forsyth Medical Center and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal, May 10, 2016
Pasquotank County commissioners narrowly backed a proposal Monday to ask Gov. Pat McCrory and the General Assembly to support the expansion of Medicaid in North Carolina. Pasquotank County commissioners narrowly backed a proposal Monday to ask Gov. Pat McCrory and the General Assembly to support the expansion of Medicaid in North Carolina. Jon Hawley, DailyAdvance.com, May 3, 2016
The Beau-Fitt program will be wrapping up for the semester with a final demonstration at Beaufort County Community College on May 6, from 12-1 p.m. in Building 4, room 102. H. Boyd Overman Jr., PT DPT from Carolina Physical Therapy, will talk about how cyber-technology, smartphones, laptops and desktops hurt and help our bodies and what we can do.
The Kernersville and Walkertown libraries were able to make several upgrades and improvements to their children’s section, focusing on children ages five and under. The Kernersville Library received $30,000 from the grant. The Walkertown Library received $41,000 from the grant. KernersvilleNews.com, April 28, 2016
More than 200 volunteers showed up Saturday to build a playground at Buck Leonard Park near downtown Rocky Mount. Wanda Allen, who attends the aptly-named Helping Hands Church around the corner from the park, was one of the many volunteers on hand. She said she just wants to give back to the community. Lindell John Kay, Rocky Mount Telegram, April 24, 2016