Free healthy cooking course

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/apr/10/271710/ Heartland Community Health Center, the United Way of Douglas County, and Harvesters are teaming up to provide a free eight week cooking course. The courses will be on Wednesdays from 5-7pm from May 7 to June 25 at the United Way of Douglas County. The course will focus on ...

29,000 Kansans get coverage through ACA; here's one of them

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/mar/26/271091/ It is no secret that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is among the hottest of hot button issues in our country right now. In October 2013, the opening of the Health Insurance Marketplace–a part of the ACA that created a one-stop shop for buying health insurance–caused the buzz around ...

Lawrence health partners to host Health Insurance Marketplace Town Halls

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/feb/28/269768/ Do you have questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace or the Affordable Care Act and what they mean for you? A group of health partners in Lawrence is going to be hosting Town Halls **in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital auditorium** to inform the community about new insurance requirements. Heartland ...

Celebrating Heartland's remodeled clinic

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/feb/19/269317/ On Tuesday, February 18, Heartland Community Health Center hosted an Open House to showcase its remodeled clinic. More than 70 people came through the clinic during the two hour event, which featured hors d'oeuvres and decor by Arterra Event Gallery, and a ribbon cutting ceremony. Thanks to everyone who ...

Heartland to host Open House Feb. 18

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/feb/11/268838/ Heartland Community Health Center will be hosting an Open House in their remodeled space on Tuesday, February 18 from 4:30 to 6:30pm. Heartland is excited to open its newly remodeled facility to the public during this Open House event. The event is free and open to the community. During ...

Heartland's Open House rescheduled for Feb. 18

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/feb/05/268526/ Due to the inclement weather, **Heartland Community Health Center has decided to reschedule their Open House for Tuesday, February 18 from 4:30 to 6:30pm**. Heartland is excited to open its newly remodeled facility to the public during this Open House event. The event is free and open to the ...

Heartland Community Health Center moves into remodeled space

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/jan/22/267849/ Heartland Community Health Center opened for its first day of business in its remodeled space today. The completed remodel created a more modern, private, comfortable and welcoming reception area for patients, and added more exam rooms to increase the health center's capacity for seeing patients. Heartland will host an ...

Heartland to reveal remodeled space with Open House on Feb. 6

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/jan/13/267301/ Heartland Community Health Center is excited to open its newly remodeled facility to the public during an Open House event on Thursday, February 6th between 4:30 and 6:30pm. The event is free and open to the community. During the Open House, you'll have the opportunity to tour Heartland's freshly ...

Fill Up Pour Out benefit a success

Sean  Hatch

Our third annual Fill Up Pour Out was an amazing success thanks to all of our partners, sponsors, and supporters! The 150 plus guests in attendance experienced a first class evening filled with gourmet food and drink in a beautiful venue. Those at the event also heard from some of ...

Heartland, Paul Mitchell the School partnering to provide free haircuts to those in need Dec. 10

Sean  Hatch

[Heartland Community Health Center][1] and [Paul Mitchell the School: Overland Park][2] are partnering on Tuesday, December 10 to provide free haircuts to those in need this holiday season. A team of 15 future professionals from Paul Mitchell the School will be at Heartland from noon to 3pm to provide haircuts. ...

Only two more days until Fill Up Pour Out

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/dec/03/265430/ **Heartland Community Health Center will host its third annual Fill Up Pour Out benefit event on Thursday, December 5 at Arterra Event Gallery (2161 Quail Creek Drive).** Come enjoy hors d’oeuvres crafted by two of Lawrence’s most celebrated chefs from 715 and Merchants Pub & Plate. Wine and beer ...

Ten Days to Fill Up Pour Out

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/nov/25/265078/ There are only ten days left until Heartland Community Health Center's third annual Fill Up Pour Out benefit. **The event will be on Thursday, December 5 at 7pm at the Arterra Event Gallery**, and it will showcase hors d’oeuvre action stations featuring two of Lawrence’s most celebrated chefs from ...

Join HCHC for Fill Up. Pour Out. 2013

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/nov/18/264775/ As health care continues to shift, the work Heartland Community Health Center does every day is becoming more important. With more than 14,000 people in Lawrence not able to access affordable health care, we know that there is still work to be done. **The mission of HCHC is focused ...

Fill Up. Pour Out. '13 Winter Event

Rachel Warren

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/nov/15/264645/ As health care continues to dramatically shift, the work Heartland Community Health Center does every day is becoming more important than ever. With more than 14,000 people in Lawrence (15 percent of Lawrence) not able to access affordable health care, **we know that there is still work to be ...

Town hall to answer questions about Insurance Marketplace on Friday, Nov. 8

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/nov/08/264251/ Heartland Community Health Center will host a **town hall forum on the new Health Insurance Marketplace** **today, Friday, November 8, at 1:30 PM**. This forum will take place **in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital auditorium** and will feature Sheldon Weisgrau as the keynote speaker. Weisgrau is the Director of the ...

Fill Up. Pour Out. 2013: An Event Benefitting Heartland Community Health Center

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/nov/04/264124/ Join Heartland Community Health Center for the third annual **"Fill Up. Pour Out." event on Thursday, December 5 at 7 PM**. The event will be held **at the Arterra Event Gallery**. This will be a special evening to celebrate the past year with **heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, live music ...

HCHC Food Drive Tomorrow at Checkers

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/oct/28/263760/ Join Heartland Community Health Center's Americorps members tomorrow at Checkers Foods for a food drive! We will be collecting food between 11 AM and 3 PM. All of the food donated will go to HCHC's food pantry, which serves 200 families per month in Douglas County.

Another Opportunity to Get Answers About the Health Insurance Marketplace

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/oct/24/263530/ [Heartland Community Health Center][1], in partnership with the [Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department][2], [Lawrence Memorial Hospital][3], and the [Lawrence Public Library][4], will be holding a town hall to present information on the Affordable Care Act and answer questions about the new Health Insurance Marketplace. **The meeting will begin at 3 ...

Town Hall at LMH Auditorium Tonight to Address ACA and Health Insurance Marketplace

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/oct/22/263443/ [Heartland Community Health Center][1], in partnership with the [Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department][2], [Lawrence Memorial Hospital][3], and the [Lawrence Public Library][4], will be holding a town hall to present information on the Affordable Care Act and answer questions about the new Health Insurance Marketplace. **The meeting will begin tonight at ...

Snow-cones & Friends

Rachel Warren

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/jun/10/256824/ Alright folks, mark your calendars for the East Lawrence Block Party! On Sunday, June 23rd, Heartland Community Health Center (HCHC) will be partnering with Lawrence Wesleyan and Velocity Church to host **the East Lawrence Block Party, a come-and-go FREE event for everyone in Lawrence!** There will be **free healthy ...

Heartland Community Health Center seeking community input to improve health

Ali Edwards

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/apr/21/253591/ Heartland Community Health Center is seeking community input through an [online survey][1] to improve the health of the community through outreach and communication efforts. HCHC is working with the University of Kansas’ Center for Excellence in Health Communications to Underserved Populations (CEHCUP) for the duration of the project through ...

I'm Still Not An Athlete

Rachel Warren

A few weeks ago, I embarked on the challenge to prepare for a 3.1 mile race with a group of community members. As a first-time runner it has proven to be an honest challenge. Since then, my Saturday mornings have been full of new friends, stretching and intense walking. **Walk/Run ...

I'm Not Really An Athlete

Rachel Warren

In the last couple of weeks, I have found myself asking other people “Have you ever ran a 5k?” The general response has been, “Hah, I tried to prepare for a 5k once, but I just couldn’t finish it.” To which I can’t help but wonder, why? **Why is it ...

Run/Walk Your First 5k

Rachel Warren

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/05/250725/ Nate Rovenstine, Pastor of Lawrence Wesleyan Church, is a guy who has competed in multiple marathons but is not a huge fun of competitive running. He believes that being healthy can be a fun experience, not just a competitive one. HCHC also believes that being healthy can be fun ...

Run/Walk Your First 5k

Rachel Warren

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/05/250725/ Nate Rovenstine, Pastor of Lawrence Wesleyan Church, is a guy who has competed in multiple marathons but is not a huge fun of competitive running. He believes that being healthy can be a fun experience, not just a competitive one. HCHC also believes that being healthy can be fun ...

Sunflower Foundation awards $200,000 grant to support integrated health care through local partnership

Ali Edwards

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/04/250611/ The Sunflower Foundation announced a $200,000, two-year grant award to fund a partnership between Heartland Community Health Center and the Bert Nash Center on Friday, March 1, 2013. The award will: - continue funding for behavioral health consultant Karin Denes-Collar, an employee of the Bert Nash Center, to provide ...

Heartland Community Health Center hiring midlevel provider and RN

Ali Edwards

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/dec/18/246499/ ***Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant job posting*** Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant needed to join a rapidly growing, recently funded Community Heath Center. The medical clinic currently employs two physicians and one Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker as medical providers. HCHC exists to serve community members living below 200 ...

End-of-year celebration to focus on social determinants of health

Ali Edwards

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/dec/05/245833/ Tomorrow, Thursday, December 6, at 7 p.m. at the Carnegie Building, guests of "Fill up. Pour out." will rally around the cause of health care for the underserved in an effort to bring recognition to the fact that income and health are directly related. Appetizers created by Chef Robert ...

Fill Up. Pour Out.

Rachel Warren

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/nov/08/244412/ Please join us, Heartland Community Health Center, for the celebration and fundraising event, “**Fill Up. Pour Out. : Winter ’12.**” This evening will be a time to celebrate the year’s events and accomplishments together, and believe us, 2012 has been the biggest year in our organization’s history! Join us ...

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29,000 Kansans get coverage through ACA; here's one of them

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/mar/26/271091/ It is no secret that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is among the hottest of hot button issues in our country right now. In October 2013, the opening of the Health Insurance Marketplace–a part of the ACA that created a one-stop shop for buying health insurance–caused the buzz around ...

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