Karen Rittenhouse

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Department/Unit: IV Therapy
Nominated by: Staff

"Karen has gone the extra mile by being a resource for the nurse at my local school. Our nurse, like many school nurses, is stretched very thin between several buildings, and is dealing with higher acuity students at the schools.  Karen was recently helpful to her by sharing information about central venous lines, as we were to possibly have a child attend school with a PICC. I know our nurse, Betty, was very appreciative for the information and the time Karen spent with her on the telephone. Karen also offered herself as a resource for any questions Betty might have in the future. I think this is a wonderful example of our hospital’s mission and the SPIRIT Standards we set for all employees. Karen went out of her way to not only share professional information with a fellow nurse, but to assure that the children in the community have the best care – even while outside this hospital."

 

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Free bike helmets will be given out as part of the Monroe Bike Rodeo this year.

The 1st Annual Logan X. Hess Stop Child Abuse Poker Run and Car Show will take place August 3. The ride begins at the Piqua American Legion and ends at Edison Community College. The car show will be at Edison Community College.

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Sample the distinctive flavors of the many cultures of Old North Dayton while enjoying entertainment, children's activities and a bicycle decoration competition for ages 9-16. All bike entries MUST be registered with the Dayton Police in advance at go.cityofdayton.org or at the Festival at 5:30 PM.

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