Eaton Rapids Medical Center offers Babysitting Class

Eaton Rapids Medical Center welcomes Babysitting Instructor, Charlene Hamilton from Cardio Pulmonary Resource Center, Inc. Classes will be held on November 3rd, 10th and 17th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at ERMC.

This course is intended to train young adults, between the ages of 11-14, to be responsible babysitters. The students will learn emergency procedures, discipline techniques, diapering and age-appropriate activities. Pediatric (child and infant) CPR, rescue breathing and the Heimlich maneuver will also be covered, along with basic first aid skills needed while babysitting.

Upon completion of the class, the student will receive a Pediatric CPR card, a Basic First Aid card and a Babysitting Course certificate. Students must attend all three classes to obtain certification. The cost of the class is $30.00 per person. Classes fill up quickly, so please RSVP by calling Cardio Pulmonary Resource Center, Inc. at 1-800-900-2772. Eaton Rapids Medical Center is located at 1500 South Main in Eaton Rapids.

Article posted on October 23rd 2014. - Article Permalink

ERMC coordinates Harvest Gathering food drive

Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC) is holding the Michigan Harvest Gathering Food Drive from October 20th to November 3rd. Non-perishable food and personal hygiene items collected will be donated to the local food bank in Eaton Rapids, Heart & Hands. Collection barrels will be located at Eaton Rapids Medical Center, Eaton Rapids Middle School, Greyhound Intermediate School, Greyhound Central, Eaton Federal Savings Bank, Island City Academy, Meridian Magnesium Products of America, Ross & Associates, Dowding Industries and the Eaton Rapids Senior Center.

A few of the desired items include canned meals, boxed dinners, dry pasta, cereal, and infant formula. Non-food items such as soap, toothpaste, laundry detergent, disposable diapers and feminine hygiene products are appreciated as well. According to www.feedmichigan.org, 18 percent of households are struggling to put food on the table and nearly 1 in 6 children is at risk of hunger in Michigan. For more information, contact Leslie Neubecker-Czubko, Registered Dietitian at 517-663-9453.

Article posted on October 21st 2014. - Article Permalink

Three Men and a Tenor to play at Auxiliary Gala

The Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC) Auxiliary is excited to announce that Three Men and a Tenor will perform at its annual Fall Gala on Friday, October 17th, 2014. In addition to live music, this fun-filled evening at the English Inn's Medovue Hall will include dinner and a silent auction. Three Men and a Tenor is a renowned, local a cappella group twice voted Best Entertainment in Michigan by the "Michigan Meetings and Events" magazine. The ERMC Auxiliary is pleased to sponsor this great entertainment group with the mission of improving healthcare for residents of the greater Eaton Rapids area.

The evening will begin with a cash bar and appetizers at 5:00 p.m. with an ongoing silent auction that will feature some fantastic items such as hand-crafted furniture, wildlife carvings, hotel packages and much, much more. At 7:00 p.m. a complete dinner will be served. Auction items will be released to the highest bidders as we enjoy one of the English Inn's fabulous desserts.

For more information on the event, tickets or table sponsorships, or if you have an item you would like to donate to the silent auction, please call Linda Fuller at 517-663-8094 by September 30th. Reservation forms are available in the ERMC Owl's Perch Gift Shop. All proceeds from this event go directly to the Eaton Rapids Medical Center Foundation. We are truly fortunate to have such a wonderful facility right here in our own community and are pleased to support their ongoing efforts to bring Eaton Rapids residents the best in medical care.

Article posted on October 2nd 2014. - Article Permalink

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