The Greentown Grapevine – 2001-11, 08:11 - Page 1
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'' Volume 8, Issue 11 " a paper fw the peofde" November 2001 Howard Community Hospital Plans Greentown Medical Center By this time next year Greentown will probably have a new medical facility. The plan was unveiled by Howard Community Hospital President and CEO, Jim Alender, at a meeting of the Greentown Lions Club Monday, October 22. Since 1999 the hospital's strategic plan has called for expansion of primary care facilities into rural areas. The Russiaville Family Care clinic oDened Julv 15,2001. the Greentown area's population there is a shortage of 3.5 physicians in this area. The study also revealed that when Greentown residents need inpatient care 40% use Howard Community, 38% use St. Joseph Hospital, and 21% use other ( usually Indianapolis) hospitals. By having a primary care facility in Greentown, Howard Community Hospital hopes to fulfill some of the inpatient needs now being served by the out- of- county In September of 2001 the Howard Community Hospital Board approved the purchase of the former Brad Howell Ford property at the northeast corner of Meridian and Walnut Streets in Greentown. The old Ford building will be demolished in order for the new facility to be built. The proposed plan includes landscaping and twenty- two parking spaces. M. Alender stated that at the beginning there would probably be one physician and about five support site. Ted Brown, HCH Chief Operating Officer, stated, " Howard Community Hospital is excited about the positive feedback the Greentown community has given us with respect to expanding our network to Greentown. We look forward to bringing exceptional quality care with compassion and respect for those we serve in Greentown and its surrounding communities." Tar- g et date for openin- g is August 1, LA markei study determined that with hospitals. staff. Some lab work will be done- on 2002. 1 ARCHITECT'S DRAWIN- G OF VIEW FROM MERIDIAN STREET Orchestra to P The Combined String Orchestra from Eastern Elementary, Junior, and Senior High Schools will be presenting a Fall Concert on November 7 at 7: OO p. m. in the Eastern Howard Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature a broad range of music that varies from classical, to patriotic, to different ethnic cultures, and even includes some show tunes. The String Orchestra program has been in existence since 1998 and has grown to involve 85 students from 5th through 10th grades. Members of the High School Concert String Orchestra, in the photo to the resent Concert right, are shown modeling their new concert performance attire. Members are: Alex Beane, Peter Kim, Jason Aprill, Stephen Voorhis, Zach Warren, Kevin Thornbloom, Mike Foland, Troy Eutsler, Abby Walker, Sandi Edwards, Ann Bedwell, Megan Moss, Barkley Dever, Vickie Sarjeant, Kelly Trott, Michelle Lavengood, Melissa Good, Rebecca Willis, Laura Durr, Annie Downey, Deborah Kady, Allison Howell, and Jessica Andrews. The concert is free to the public, however, a donation box will be available in the lobby for gifts which will be applied to the maintenance of instruments for the string program.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 2001-11, 08:11|
|Subject, Local||Greentown, Howard County (Ind.)|
|Technical Metadata||Digital images captured by Imaging Office Systems 2008|
|Local Item ID||Greentown History Center – newspaper collection|
|Usage Statement||The Greentown Area Residential Association has granted permission to the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library and the Greentown Historical Society to copy any and all issues of the Greentown Grapevine. Permission granted to view and print items from this digital collection for personal use, study, research, or classroom teaching.|
|Publisher||Greentown Area Residential Association, 1993-|
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana.
Headlines: Howard Community Hospital Plans Greentown Medical Center; Orchestra to Present Concert
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, November 2001, Volume 08, Issue 11|
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