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A dream became a reality this week as a new Cedar Rapids-based chorus debuted to the public during its first concert.
The group performed its first concert to a crowd of about 150 at Mercy Medical Center Monday, performing songs reminiscent of another era such as “Yellow Submarine” and “Oh Shenandoah.” Read more from The Gazette, Nov. 20, 2018, or view a video from KCRG TV-9, Nov. 18, 2018.
The Family Caregivers Center of Mercy is one of four programs in the nation recognized by the American Hospital Association (AHA) as a winner of its Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence (HAVE). Read more.
(The Gazette, Sept. 7, 2018)
For Dave Bryant, music is hard to forget.
Music has been a major part of Bryant’s life, and that passion has been amplified since the 80-year-old was diagnosed with posterior cortical atrophy, a rare variant of Alzheimer’s disease, in 2012. Read more from The Gazette, Sept. 7, 2018.
When Tim Charles, president and chief executive officer of Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, called up Kathy Good in April 2014 to ask for her help on a new project, she jumped at the opportunity.
Good, a former caregiver herself, knew how desperately this proposed new service was needed. Read more from The Gazette article, June 20, 2015.