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- Posted on 03/17/2015
CHE's 2015 Annual Meeting will be held Wednesday, June 17 at 3 p.m. at the Bryan East Plaza Conference Center. David J. Erickson, PhD, Director of the Center for Community Development Investments at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, will present the keynote address. The meeting will also highlight a project that maps health factors and outcomes across Lincoln. Click here for details about the event and online registration for the meeting.
- Posted on 02/17/2015
CHE's third series of Community Conversations begins March 3. Continuing with the popular “My Story” theme, dates and times are:
-My Story: I Treated Ebola Patients, March 3, 1:30-3 p.m.
-My Story: I Am a Suicide Survivor, March 26, 10-11:30 a.m.
-My Story: I Was Homeless, April 28, 1:30-3 p.m.
-My Story: I Live with Mental Health Challenges, May 20, 10-11:30 a.m.
Online registration is requested. Go to http://tinyurl.com/CHE-Events for a complete list of CHE events and to register.
- Marcia on 11/13/2014
CHE has posted the dates for our Spring and Fall 2015 Funding Cycles here. Click on the title of this article to download the file.
Community Conversations Offer Powerful, Personal Stories
CHE kicked off its Community Conversation series with a fascinating look into the world of infectious disease.The Lead Nurse in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit shared her story of treating Ebola patients. Local experts brought the topic home with comments on vaccinations, measles, flu and other more common diseases. Video of this conversation is available for online viewing here. Registration for the upcoming events on suicide, homelessness and mental health is available here.
CHE Featured in Why Community Matters Video Series
CHE and two of the projects we have funded -- the Lincoln Public Schools Wellness Coordinator through Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and the REAL Program of the Mental Health Association of Nebraska are featured in the latest round of "Why Community Matters" stories sponsored by Pinnacle Bank. View the video here.
Largest Grant in CHE History Supports Integrated Clinic
The largest grant in the history of the Community Health Endowment of Lincoln will support Health 360, an integrated primary care and behavioral health clinic, scheduled to open in late 2015. CHE’s $1.3 million investment will help renovate the former Office Max building at 23rd and O and provide operational support. Mayor Chris Beutler and City Councilman Carl Eskridge along with officials from CHE and collaborating providers Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska and the People’s Health Center announced the project in a news conference held recently at CHE.
$1.3 million investment will help fund integrated clinic, Lincoln Journal Star, 12/18/14
Nonprofits plan health clinic for former OfficeMax building, Lincoln Journal Star, 12/18/14
New Integrated Health Clinic to Open in Lincoln, 10-11 News, 12/18/14
News Conference Video, 5 City TV, 12/18/14
The Community Health Endowment (CHE) is working to make Lincoln, Nebraska, the healthiest community in the nation. Focused on that vision, we foster innovation, creativity, strong partnerships and the exchange of ideas. It is a privilege to work toward a healthier Lincoln. We invite you to help guide our way.