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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Local Community Garden Yields Another Great Harvest

Lexington Regional Health Center’s community garden was started in 2012. The Community Fitness Initiative (CFI) was vital in starting the garden. The garden is located beside the Presbyterian Church. CFI worked with the Presbyterian Church on the use of the land while coordinating the garden layout. The Lexington Optimists donated the fence used to secure the garden. Lein Lawn Service also provided the watering system for the garden that is still used today. CFI worked with Lexington Public Schools’ Afterschool

Lexington Regional Health Center CNO Receives Distinguished Nurse Leader Mentor Award

Lexington Regional Health Center’s Chief Nursing Officer, Nicole Thorell, received the Rural Nebraska Organization of Nurse Leaders Distinguished Nurse Leader Mentor Award. The vision of the American Organization of Nurse executives (AONE) is “to shape the future of health care through innovative and expert nursing leadership.” “Nicole is very deserving of this recognition. She challenges all of us through her actions to be the best leaders we can be. Her success in retaining highly skilled, strong nurses who are committed to

Lexington Regional Health Center Employees Recognized as 2018 National Rural Health Day “Community Stars”

On the third Thursday of November every year, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health leads National Rural Health Day, an annual day of recognition for those who serve the vital health needs of nearly 60 million people residing in America’s rural communities, estimated to be 1 in 5 Americans. NOSORH is the member organization serving all 50 State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) with Nebraska headquartered in Lincoln. SORHs provide support to rural hospitals, clinics, and first responders