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USO tribute May 19 at Birchaven Village

Birchaven Village will host a tribute to the United States Organization's (USO) shows of the past from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, May 19, at Birchaven Village, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay.

Veterans, spouses of veterans and a guest are invited to a night of hors doeuvres, drinks and entertainment. The entertainment includes The Flag City Rock and Soul Revue, a Marilyn Monroe impersonator and the Hancock County's Marine Corps color guard.

RSVP by Friday, May 11, to Jeanne Kolhoff, Birchaven Village, 419-348-6978 or [email protected].

Comprehensive stroke care is closer than you may realize

When someone is having a stroke, every minute counts

Dr. Deepak Gulati
Neurologist and Stroke Specialist at The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center an affiliate of Blanchard Valley Health System

When someone is having a stroke, every minute counts.

Strokes happen when blood flow to the brain stops. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. That’s why stroke specialists often say “time is brain.”

Michelle Stratton, RN, BVHS Associate of the Year

Nominated for the Ohio Health Care Worker of the Year Award

Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS) has named Michelle Stratton, RN, the BVHS Associate of the Year and has been nominated for the Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year Award, presented by the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA).

ENT, Allergy Specialists, Facial Plastic Surgery Center open house

ENT and Allergy Specialists of Northwest Ohio and the Facial Plastic Surgery Center of Northwest Ohio, 1110 W. Main Cross St., Findlay, will host an open house from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 9.

The community is invited to tour the facility and meet the providers and care team.

Persons attending will receive education on ENT specialties, education on allergies, exclusive offers for cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery and education on audiology and hearing aid technology.

Attendees will also be entered to win a pair of Bose Quiet comfort 35 II noise canceling headphones and cosmetic injections.

Dr. Regina Nagy joins the Neil & Laura Clark Women & Children’s Center

Regina Nagy, MD, a physician specialized in obstetrics and gynecology, has joined the experienced women’s health care team at the Neil & Laura Clark Women & Children’s Center, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System.

Dr. Nagy received her bachelor’s degree in biology and mathematics at Wilberforce University (Wilberforce, Ohio) and her master’s degree in anatomy at Wright State University (Dayton, Ohio). She completed medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and fulfilled her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Detroit Medical Center.

BVHS Service of Remembrance April 29

The 17th annual Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS) Service of Remembrance takes place at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 29, at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 120 W. Sandusky St., Findlay.

The non-denominational memorial service honors BVHS patients and residents who passed away in 2017. All are welcome to attend, which will be followed by a reception.

This service commemorates the lives of patients and residents cared for throughout Blanchard Valley Health Systemn including Bluffton Hospital, Bridge Home Health and Hospice, Birchaven Retirement Village, Blanchard Valley Hospital and Independence House.