SLV Health Celebrates Hospital Week
May 17, 2016
National Hospital Week celebrates hospitals and the women and men who support the health and well-being of their communities through dedication and compassionate care from the heart. The national event was celebrated May 9-14th. Hospital Week was not only an opportunity to thank all of the...
Toy/Food Drive SLV Health Holiday Toy/Food Drive
Dec 22, 2015
Last week San Luis Valley Health set out to give back to the community. The SLV Health Giving Tree allowed individuals to donate food and unwrapped toy donations. The idea was, “fill under our tree to full under others’.” We accepted donations at many of our locations. From our Regional Medical...
Surgical Dept. Surgical Dept. Adopts a Family for the Holidays
Dec 21, 2015
The San Luis Valley Health Surgical Department “adopted a family” for the Holiday season. In years past the department has participated in other programs to adopt a family. This year they contributed to the SLV BOCES, “Adopt a Family for Christmas” program. This year, as a department, they raised...
Projects in Service Highlight Successful Hospital Week
May 19, 2015
Over this past week, San Luis Valley Health celebrated National Hospital Week.  Hospital Week is meant to celebrate the work that hospitals do in the communities they serve.  In that light, many of the activities that filled Hospital Week this year were in service to the community.“Our goal for...
Counting the Homeless: A Daunting Task
Feb 24, 2015
Written by Lance Cheslock, Executive Director of La Puente Home Inc.Every year, cities and regions throughout Colorado are required to conduct a “point-in-time” count that surveys  people who are “homeless”.  This number is reported to the State and to the Department of Housing and Urban...
SLV Health Educates About Food Waste
Apr 8, 2014
Mark Lara, Director of Nutrition Services at San Luis Valley Health, believes the kitchen is the heart of the home.  “It is a place of warmth, joy, communication, and sharing.”It’s for that reason that Lara passionately cares about the process of preparing each dish, from the...
La Puente Hosts Hunger Education Week
Apr 2, 2014
La Puente will be hosting a Hunger Education Week starting Sunday, April 6th with an SLV Crop Hunger Walk at Cole Park.  Employees may earn an HRA point for attending either the event on April 6th (Hunger Walk) or the event on April 7th (Shopping Tour).  
Two Wheels and a Baby
Dec 14, 2012
By Anna Woelk, Adelante Volunteer.  Article from Winter 2012 The Voice of La Puente. Staff of the Adelante Family Self-Sufficiency Program Celebrate It was the morning after Alamosa’s first fall frost as I drove up to the grocery store in my comfy warm car. As I parked, a bike chained to the...
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