ERMC Auxiliary plans third-annual Purse Bingo event

The Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC) Auxiliary will be holding the second-annual Purse Bingo fundraiser on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 6 p.m. at the St. Peter Catholic Church Hall. Participants will have the chance to win 20 different purses, each with a minimum value of $40. Tickets are $12 each and include general admission, 20 bingo cards and a chance to win an exciting door prize. Food and extra bingo cards will be available for purchase.

St. Peter Catholic Church is located at 515 East Knight Street in Eaton Rapids. Tickets can be purchased in the Owl's Perch Gift Shop, located in the main lobby of Eaton Rapids Medical Center at 1500 South Main Street in Eaton Rapids. Since its inception, the ERMC Auxiliary has provided volunteers and financial support to the hospital to improve the health of the community. For more information about becoming a member of the ERMC Auxiliary, please visit www.eatonrapidsmedicalcenter.org/about/auxiliary/.

Article posted on April 6th, 2015. - Article Permalink

ERMC to hold car seat safety event

In celebration of National Patient Safety Week, Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC) is holding a car seat safety check event on Thursday, March 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in partnership with Michigan State Police. New car seats will be provided free of charge to parents without a seat, if a seat is unsafe, or if it is not the appropriate seat for a child. The event will be held under the maroon canopy on the east side of ERMC (by the helipad and HealthWorks Fitness Center entrance). No appointment is required. Eaton Rapids Medical Center is located at 1500 South Main in Eaton Rapids. For additional information, call 517.663.9524.

Article posted on March 10th 2015. - Article Permalink

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 March 9th, 16th and 23rd 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 February 17, 2015. - Article Permalink

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