Nominations are open, Grossmont Healthcare District seeks to honor volunteers with 2019 Healthcare Heroes awards
Jan21

Nominations are open, Grossmont Healthcare District seeks to honor volunteers with 2019 Healthcare Heroes awards

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking nominees for its 2019 Healthcare Heroes awards. Now in its 13th year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program recognizing volunteers who advance the delivery of quality health services in the East County region. “Volunteers are a significant part of care teams in local health organizations, working alongside healthcare professionals,” said Randy Lenac, GHD board...

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Joe Mackey selected for 2018 El Cajon Citizen of the Year award
Jan16

Joe Mackey selected for 2018 El Cajon Citizen of the Year award

The El Cajon Citizen of the Year Committee has selected Joe Mackey as its 2018 El Cajon Citizen of the Year award. Mackey, founder, president and CEO of XL Staffing Service, Inc. and Excell Security, Inc., will be honored at a luncheon from noon to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the El Cajon Elks Lodge 1812, 1400 E Washington Ave., El Cajon. Admission is $25 per person, lunch is included. Tickets are available online at...

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Health care library in La Mesa to host free meeting on brain fitness on Jan. 23rd
Jan16

Health care library in La Mesa to host free meeting on brain fitness on Jan. 23rd

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host “Keeping Your Brain Fit,” an informational program about how to improve your brain health with brain exercises and lifestyle changes, from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. The program is part of the library’s “Wellness Wednesday” series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Admission...

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Grossmont Healthcare District board of directors elects its 2019 board officers
Jan15

Grossmont Healthcare District board of directors elects its 2019 board officers

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors has elected its 2019 board officers. Randy Lenac, who recently won reelection to his second four-year term, was elected as 2019 board president. Virginia Hall was elected as vice president and Robert “Bob” Ayres was elected as secretary. Lenac selected Gloria Chadwick to serve as treasurer. Also serving on the five-member board is Michael Emerson, who served as board president...

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Grossmont Healthcare District offers scholarships for nursing, health tech students
Jan14

Grossmont Healthcare District offers scholarships for nursing, health tech students

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking applicants for two of its 2019 scholarship programs, one for nursing students and another for students pursuing careers as health technicians. The nursing scholarship, called the Richard J. Bea Nursing Scholarship, is named after former GHD board member Richard Bea, a registered nurse who worked at Grossmont Hospital for 18 years and served on the GHD board from 1996 until his death...

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