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  All Day BVHS Offering Scholarships to Area Students, BVHS  

BVHS Offering Scholarships to Area Students, BVHS Associates

 

Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS) is offering educational scholarships to individuals pursuing health care careers. BVHS associates, current college students and high school seniors entering college may be eligible to apply.

 

A complete list of scholarships, along with applications, deadlines, qualifications and contact information can be viewed at www.bvhealthsystem.org/scholarships by clicking on the “Scholarships” link under the “Health Care Professionals” menu.

 

Those who receive a BVHS scholarship may be required to make a commitment to the organization.

 

The Jane Heminger Nursing Scholarship is available to students completing at least their first year of education with a minimum GPA of 3.25 and are accepted into a nursing program at an accredited college of nursing. Applicants must have a permanent address in Hancock County. Application must be received by April 1. For more information call 419.429.6414.

 

The Kathleen Higgins Endowed Scholarship is available to students pursuing a career in nursing. Applicants must have a permanent address in an area served by BVHS and be accepted into at least two courses of an accredited nursing program beginning between the summer of 2017 and the spring of 2018. Coursework must be for academic credit and count toward a nursing degree. A grade point average of 3.0 or higher is required. Preference is given to applicants demonstrating financial need. Applications must be received by April 1. For more information, call 419.429.6414.

 

The Phyllis Zimber Endowed Scholarship is available to individuals pursuing a degree in nursing with a special interest in obstetrics. Applicants must have a permanent address in an area served by BVHS and be accepted into at least two courses in an accredited registered nursing program or above. Coursework must be for academic credit and count toward a nursing degree. A grade point average of 3.0 or higher is required. Preference is given to applicants who are BVHS associates, family members of BVHS associates or those who demonstrate financial need. Applications must be received by April 1. For more information, call 419.429.6414.

 

The Findlay Auxiliary Scholarship offers assistance to Hancock County area high school seniors pursuing health-related careers. Students must attend a Hancock County school, Findlay High School or St. Wendelin High School; be in the top third of their class academically; and have a sincere goal to enter the medical field. Applications must be received by April 15. For more information, call 419.423.5342.

 

The Medical Explorer Post Scholarship has offered assistance for more than 20 years to high school seniors planning to pursue a career in medicine. Applicants must have been a Medical Explorer Post member for at least two years, be in good academic standing and have participated in community and volunteer activities. Applications must be received by April 1. For more information, call 419.722.2641.

 

The Greater Northwest Ohio Diabetes Association offers educational assistance to persons with diabetes. Applicants must be a high school senior or college student with diabetes from Hancock, Hardin, Putnam, Seneca, Wood or Wyandot County. Applications must be received by March 31. For more information, call 419.423.5434.

The Sherri Winegardner Endowed Nursing Scholarship is available to nursing students pursuing a Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree or an advanced degree in nursing. Applicants must have a permanent address in an area served by BVHS and be accepted into at least two courses of an accredited nursing program beginning between the summer of 2017 and the spring of 2018. Coursework must be for academic credit and count toward a nursing degree. A grade point average of 3.0 or higher is required. Special consideration will be given to applicants with an interest in practicing in the area of critical care or those with an interest in pursuing an advanced degree to be a nurse educator. Furthermore, special consideration will be given to applicants who meet the above qualifications and demonstrate financial need. Applications must be received by April 1. For more information, call 419.423.5457.

 

The Karis S. (Powell) Woodward, RN, Nursing Scholarship Fund is available to nursing students pursuing a Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree who have been accepted into a BSN program in an accredited college of nursing. Applicants must have a permanent address in an area served by BVHS. Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 G.P.A. and exhibit good moral character. This scholarship is renewable from year to year. Applications must be received by April 1. For more information, call 419.429.6414.

 

The Barbara Miles Nursing Scholarship Fund is available to nursing students entering at least the sophomore year of an accredited nursing program or current nurses pursuing an advanced degree or specialty training. Special consideration will be given to applicants with goals/interests in emergency or hospice care. Applicants must have a permanent address in an area served by BVHS. A grade point average of 3.0 or higher is required. Applications must be received by April 1. For more information, call 419.429.6414.

 

The Kristine Mullen Memorial Scholarship Fund is available to nursing students interested in critical care, advancement in nursing education and/or nurses interested in becoming educators. Applicants must have a permanent address in an area served by BVHS. A grade point average of 3.0 or higher is required. Applications must be received by April 1. For more information, call 419.429.6414.

 

Maxine Snyder Endowed Trust Certification and Masters Preparation Scholarship is available to a current BVHS associate who is a registered nurse and has been employed at BVHS for at least one year. Applicants should be in a program of special benefit to BVHS, such as certification training or a master's degree in nursing. Applications must be received by April 1. For more information, call 419.423.5457.

 

The Karen S. Jones Nursing Certification Scholarship is available to BVHS Bluffton and Findlay campus registered nurses who wish to gain certification. Applicants must have practiced two years or more in their specialty. The scholarship can be used toward a review course and/or certification exam fee in their specialty. Applicants must be exemplary performers at BVHS. Applications must be received by April 1. For more information, call 419.429.6414.

 

The Nursing Education Fund is available to professional nurses employed within the Blanchard Valley Health System. The scholarship can be used for individual conference participation, nursing speakers for a large group of staff nurses, certification for specialized nursing, and pursuit of advanced degrees in the healthcare field. Applications must be received by April 1 and September 1 of each year. For more information, call 419.429.6414.

 
  All Day BVHS annual prom dress distribution  

The Blanchard Valley Hospital Auxiliary’s Nearly New Shop is accepting donations for their annual prom dress distribution. Items accepted include gently used dresses, shoes, accessories and men’s formal wear.

 

The items can be dropped off at the Nearly New Shop, 306 Lima Avenue, Findlay now through prom season. The dresses, shoes, accessories and men’s wear will be available free of charge beginning March 18 to any area teen needing items for prom. One dress per girl will be provided. Items will be available through prom season.

The Nearly New Shop is open Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as well as the first, second and third Friday of the month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

All donations are tax deductible. For more information, call 419.423.4335. 

 
  6:00PM 8:00PM Bridge Bereavement Services  

Bridge Bereavement Services to host Forever Memories Group

 

Bridge Bereavement Services will be offering a Forever Memories Group focused on loss, grief and healing through the creation of a memory frame. The group will be held on Thursday, March 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Birchaven Village, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay.

 

Participants of all ages who have experienced the death of a loved one are welcome to come commemorate their loved one’s life, love and memories shared within the frame. The loved one did not need to be a patient of Bridge Home Health & Hospice.

All materials will be provided at no cost. RSVP is required by calling 1-800-982-3306 or e-mailing bridge@bvhealthsystem.org.. 

 
  7:30PM n/a FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, RITZ THEATRE, TIFFIN   Book by Joseph Stein, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick Based on Sholem Aleichem’s stories by special permission of Arnold Perl February 17, 18 & 25, 2017 - 7:30 PM February 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM Winner of nine Tony Awards when it debuted in 1964, Fiddler On The Roof is the brainchild of Broadway legends Jerome Robbins, Harold Prince, songwriters Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, and bookwriter Joseph Stein. Touching audiences worldwide with its humor, warmth and honesty, this universal show is a staple of the musical theatre canon. Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor dairyman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia.
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