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Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer for Facebook, and President Pamela A. Eibeck have a conversational discussion during Advancing Women’s Leadership, September 12, 2017.

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STOCKTON — Hundreds turned out to hear about the positive impacts that women are having in their community.

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Love Stockton to tackle projects for Gospel Center Rescue Mission

The Gospel Center Rescue Mission will be the focus of Love Stockton’s latest project.

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Harvest of Hope event to educate, inspire, show gratitude

Harvest of Hope event to educate, inspire, show gratitude

On September 16, Memorial Medical Center’s Cancer Services Department presents a new event — Harvest of Hope— inspired by a very popular cancer prevention program held over the last few years.

"We are very excited about this event," said Cheryl Casey, Memorial Medical Center Cancer Services community outreach coordinator. "It will educate, it will inspire behavior change in the area of nutrition and optimal health, and it will honor all of those who work so hard to supply the wonderful harvest we have in our own agricultural community."

Sharon Palmer, RD is a well-known and respected expert on the topic of Plant-Based eating and will be the main speaker. Chef Jesse Laymon will be doing the cooking demo and tasting. Ali Stambaugh from Westurf Nursery will lead the home gardening class. 

Local family makes lead gift for Heart and Vascular Institute at Memorial

Modesto, CA – Memorial Hospital Foundation announced the receipt of a generous $100,000 donation from the Bruno family — long-time residents of Modesto — to help kick off a public campaign to raise funds for a Heart and Vascular Institute in the Central Valley.

The Heart and Vascular Institute will be located at Memorial Medical Center (MMC), part of Northern California’s Sutter Health network of hospitals. The Foundation hopes to raise one million dollars from the community to contribute toward the projected three million dollar cost of the project.

Sutter Gould Medical Foundation remembers and honors Gould physician at dedication event

Sutter Gould Medical Foundation remembers and honors Gould physician at dedication event

Family, friends, donors and coworkers celebrate physician’s commitment and spirit of giving.

Dr. Christopher Hudlin, a general surgeon who joined Gould Medical Group in 2007, passed away in 2016. Last Friday, over 100 Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF) staff, Gould Medical Group physicians, donors and friends joined Dr. Hudlin’s family in honoring him with the dedication of a bench at the Stockton Medical Plaza on Hammer Lane in Stockton.

“Dr. Hudlin was instrumental in the expansion of Gould Medical Group in Stockton,” said Gary Zufelt, Sutter Gould Medical Foundation chief executive officer. “He was very active in medical group and Foundation activities, and was a leader in motivating others to help support worthy causes.”

Children’s Home of Stockton rebrands to reflect services

The Children’s Home of Stockton recently unveiled its new logo that symbolizes the organization’s services.

“It has never been a more exciting time than now to be a part of Children’s Home of Stockton,” said CHS CEO Joelle Gomez in a statement. “Our brand transformation better represents where the Children’s Home of Stockton is today and our vision for the future.”


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Power of One luncheon focuses on the power to help many


T. Denise Manning was the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Power of One luncheon.

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STOCKTON – “What weeds have you grown from?” T. Denise Manning asked the gathered audience of a few hundred.

Manning was the keynote speaker at Tuesday’s 15th Annual Power of One luncheon held at the Hilton Hotel. She spoke about her life journey and the lasting effect of positive emotional support.

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