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Associates in Family Eyecare Gives to JMBCC

Associates in Family Eyecare raised $1,700 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. For every pair of ladies glasses sold, the office donated $5. Additionally, a free gift was given to all women who purchased glasses during the month of October. Associates in Family Eyecare began raising funds to support breast cancer awareness in 2017, …

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Shade High School Presents $200 to JMBCC

On December 11, Shade High School student Morgan Maurer presented a check for $200 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center Director Erin Goins. The funds were raised at the school�s annual Pink for a Purpose volleyball game.

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Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. Delivers $34,600 Donation to JMBCC

Members of the Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. committee delivered a donation of $34,600 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in support of patient care services.

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Associates in Family Eyecare Donates $1,500 to JMBCC

Associates in Family Eyecare donated $1,500 to the JMBCC. To raise the funds, the office donated $5 per pair of ladies glasses sold during the month of October and accepted donations at the front desk.

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Arbutus Park Manor Donates $1,000 to JMBCC

Arbutus Park Manor raised $1,000 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center by selling pink gobs and breast cancer awareness t-shirts at their facility. Mrs. Joyce Murtha likes to participate in the month�s activities, as both of the facilities benefit from participating in the efforts made to support the cause.

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Forest Hills Football Team Presents $2,000 to JMBCC

On November 17, senior players representing the Forest Hills football team presented a $2,000 check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. To raise funds, the team hosted a teacher and staff dress down day and the football boosters sold t-shirts at the annual Pink Out game on behalf of the team.

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Lambcakes Presents $450 to JMBCC

On November 17, Chad Lamb, owner of Lambcakes bakery, presented a $450 check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). The bakery teamed up with the JMBCC to create and sell cupcakes that were part of a month-long campaign to promote mammograms.

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Portage Area Student Council Donates $1,200 to JMBCC

On November 17, the Portage Area Junior/Senior High School Student Council presented a $1,200 check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. Throughout October, the Student Council organized a variety of fundraisers.

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JMBCC Accepts $500 Donation from AmeriServ Financial Bank

On November 15, the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) accepted a $500 donation from AmeriServ Financial Bank. Each month, the bank holds a Business Casual Day for charities; October�s chosen non-profit organization was the JMBCC.

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CSSMCW Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Outcomes

Today, on National Rural Health Day, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) announced it has been recognized for overall excellence in outcomes by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH), reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.

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