Dreiling/Schmidt radiation oncology receives accreditation

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Dreiling/Schmidt radiation oncology receives accreditation
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• GRAINFIELD — “Uncalled Four” with a malt
shop/barbershop theme
show, 2 p.m. at Grainfield
Opera House. Tickets:
$10 each. Contact Diana
Kaiser (785) 938-4416,
Janet Ziegler (785) 6733021 or Ron Eberle (785)
673-9519 or at the door.
• GRAINFIELD —
Grainfield Lions Club
pancake feed, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. at American Legion
Building.
• The Hays Police
Department and Community Oriented Policing ask
residents to turn on their
porch lights at night for
neighborhood safety. The
schedule: Homes with
odd-numbered addresses
should turn on lights the
first and third full weeks
of the month. Homes with
even-numbered addresses should turn on lights
the second and fourth
full weeks of the month.
All residents should turn
on lights for any partial
weeks of a month.
The radiation oncology
department at Hays Medical
Center’s Dreiling/Schmidt
Cancer Institute recently
received accreditation for its
radiation oncology program
from the American College
of Radiation Oncology.
The three-year accreditation, beginning in April,
was granted after a rigorous
survey by ACRO, which
involved a review of the facility and equipment, staffing,
processes, patients’ charts
and a site visit by members
of ACRO. After the survey
was conducted, the data was
reviewed, and the HaysMed Radiation Oncology
program was determined to
be in accordance with the
standards of the American
College of Radiation Oncology.
ACRO strives to ensure
the highest quality care for
radiation therapy patients
and promote success in
the practice of radiation
oncology through education,
responsible socioeconomic
advocacy, and integration of
science and technology into
clinical practice.
“We are pleased to be
recognized by the ACRO
COURTESY PHOTO
Members of Hays Medical Center’s Dreiling/Schmidt Cancer Institute radiation oncology unit recently received national
accreditation.
with this accreditation,” said
William Cadoret, director
of the Dreiling/Schmidt
Cancer Institute. “We work
hard to ensure our radia-
tion therapy is the highest
quality. Our physicians and
staff are highly educated and
trained, and we continue
to invest in our facility and
equipment, such as our new
SBRT linear accelerator and
advanced technology like
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. The ACRO
accreditation verifies that
our program provides high
quality radiation therapy
to the people in western
Kansas.”
Community Bulletin Board
Russell/Ellsworth County
Emergency Management
and 911 Communications
Advisory Board once again
is requesting nominations for
the Volunteer/Emergency
Worker of the Year. This is an
opportunity to recognize and
honor an emergency worker
or volunteer for dedication
and service to communities
and county.
The formal rules are the
person should serve or support
the Russell County Emergency Services. The person can
be a member of a police, fire,
sheriff, EMS, hospital, health,
dispatch or public works
departments. Consideration is
also given to volunteers who
support any of the agencies
or who volunteers for groups
or agencies that support the
emergency services such as
Rotary Rescue, Salvation
Army, United Way, American
Red Cross or other volun-
Monday
• Monday night pinochle, 7 to 9 p.m., Hays
Recreation Center, 1105
Canterbury.
• NAMI, 6 to 7 p.m.
NAMI connections recovery support group; educational workshop, 7 to
8 p.m.; and Family Care
and Share, 8 to 9 p.m., all
at Center for Life Experiences, 2900 Hall. For
more information, call Ann
Leiker, (785) 625-2847.
• Shooting Stars
Square Dance Club will
offer square dance lessons every Monday at
7:30 p.m. in the Reed
Center cafeteria, 317 W.
13th. For more information, call Peggy Anschutz
at (785) 483-0660.
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PET OF THE WEEK
This is Tosh! She is a 5 year old, female, Domestic
Short Hair cat. Tosh is litter box trained and has
been given her first vaccinations. She has lived
with cats and got along well. She has never lived
as an outdoor cat though so she must be kept as an
indoor only cat. Tosh can be shy with stangers and
would be best suited to a quieter home without
small children. If you are interested in giving Tosh
a loving forever home please stop by our shelter
and visit her.
Call or stop by for a
tour today!
785-222-2574
Providing a continuum
of care to meet changing
healthcare needs
Retirement Apartments
Assisted Living Center
Skilled Nursing Center
teer organizations active in
disasters.
The nominations will be
considered and evaluated by
the 911 Communications
Advisory Board. The winner
or winners will be presented
a Public Service Award
Certificate at the National
Weather Service Weather
Spotter Training at 6:30 p.m.
March 24 at Dream Theater
in Russell.
Last year, Russell County
recognized Don Boxberger as
the Volunteer of the Year.
The first recipients of the
award were Wayne Grabbe
and Gordon Gorton in 1998,
Cindy Janssen in 1999, Alan
Kuntzsch in 2000, Mike
Finkenbinder in 2001, Tim
Borders in 2002, Craig Langdon and Karl Houck in 2003,
Steve Knopp in 2004, Gail
Ogle in 2005, Tom Hirst and
─
Lowell Vonada in 2006, Rod
Steckel in 2007, Ron Major,
Donna Fay Major and Tom
Batt in 2008, David Evans in
2009, Larry Vaughan in 2010,
Doug Janssen and Darlene
Rose in 2011, Keith Koelling
in 2012 and Sam Schmidt in
2013.
Submit a nomination letter
of endorsement and deliver
it by March 4 to Greg Rose
at 911 Communications Dispatch Center, 339 E. Eighth,
Russell, KS 67665 or to Keith
Haberer at Russell/Ellsworth
County Emergency Management, 850 Elm, P.O. Box 158,
Bunker Hill, KS 67626.
• • •
Nex-Tech of Hays, a leader
in the broadband and technology industry, has made a gift
with a value of $25,000 to
Fort Hays State University for
naming rights in Hammond
Card of Thanks
─
I want to thank our dear friends for all of the cards, prayers,
flowers and so much wonderful food that you shared with
us during my time of surgery and illnesses. Also, a special
thank you to Dr. Jeff Curtis and the HMC Emergency
Department Doctors and Nurses for all their wonderful care
and concern during my visits with them. Your kindness and
concerns are greatly appreciated.
─
May God bless you.
Donna Stehno
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Hall, the newest academic
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The former Studio B in
Hammond Hall will become
“Nex-Tech Studio.” The
studio is located on the first
floor of the new building and
is used for video broadcasting,
recording and video production studio courses.
Hammond Hall, named
in honor of recently retired
university president Edward
H. Hammond, is a top-of-theline facility that houses the
university’s Department of
Informatics, the Virtual College, and the Center of Teaching Excellence and Learning
Technologies.
St. Catherine’s
12th Annual Mardi Gras
Celebration
Sat., Feb. 14
5-11 pm
Unrein Building
Ellis County Fairgrounds
Come join us for a little Valentine flair,
face painting, socializing, dinner and dancing to the Wes
Windholz Band. All are welcome to dress in costume.
For tickets/information please call any of the
Phone Numbers: 650-8294, 623-3785
625-5278, 650-1746, 650-1111
Deadline for tickets is Friday, Feb. 6
My family and I would like to thank everyone who
made the benefit a truly amazing and memorable
event. We were blown away by the outpouring of love
and support shown us that night. Words cannot begin
to express how grateful we are for each and every one
of you who were a part of it.
Thank you to Fr. John for the beautiful Mass. To our
dear friends who organized and made this happen,
to the members of the fire department for all your
help, to all who donated to the bingo, bake sale and
auction, to our family, friends, co-workers, class of 83
and members of our wonderful community of Victoria
and surrounding towns who came or sent cards ...
THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts. We are
truly blessed to come from such a caring community
and a place we call home. We could not go through
this journey without all of you! Again, THANK YOU and
God bless you all!
Robert Schmidt and Family
701 W. 6th • La Crosse • 785-222-2574 • www.locustgrovevillage.com
Ken Kraus
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