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Cape Gazette HEALTH & FITNESS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013 23 Minnick Continued from page 22 Beebe Medical Center directly from Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly, N.J., where he had served as the vice president • of Patient Care. There, he gained experience in process improvement through the Six Sigma methodology, which has proven successful in other industries and in recent years has been introduced into the healthcare industry. On his watch, the hospital earned the Governor's Award for Quality three years in a row. Minnick's early nursing expe- riences were as a staff nurse and nurse coordinator at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He earned his bachelor of science degree in nursing from the Univer- sity of Delaware and his master of science degree in nursing administration from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. Minnick has owned a home in Lewes for many years. He is a strong believer in supporting his community and serves on the boards of United Way and of Survivors of Abuse in Recovery. He also is a member of several professional healthcare organi- zations, including the American Organization of Nurse Execu- tives and the American College of Healthcare Executives. resources to help guide them in n • l..Drlelly )) future legal decisions. Farley graduated from Wid- Aging Well Workshop ener University School of Law planned for Feb. 13 in 1998 and earned an advanced tax degree and an estate plan- Delaware Hospice and Ocean ning certificate from Villanova View CHEER Center will con- University School of Law in 2011. tinue their monthly Aging Well: She was admitted to the Bar of Mind, Body & Soul workshops the U.S. Supreme Court in 2008. from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. Farley has worked at Commu- 13, at the Ocean View CHEER nity Legal Aid Society since 2001, Center, 30637 Cedar Neck Road, and in 2012, she became the elder Ocean View. law project director, handling Guest speaker Emily A. Farley, elder law issues statewide. She is Esq., who serves as elder law a wife and mother of five. project director with Community Delaware Hospice's Aging Legal Aid Inc., will discuss how Well workshops are a free corn- seniors can protect themselves munity outreach program open as well as their assets as they to the public. For more informa- age, including fraud protection tion, contact Cheryl Doucette for seniors. Participants will be at 302-856-7717 or cdoucette@ able to ask questions and gather delawarehospice.org. an art project, which will then For more on Delaware Hospice )) goto: delawarehospice,org be donated to the art auction at the Renew Your Palette event. Proceeds of the sales of paint- Delaware Hospiceto ings and drawings will benefit Delaware Hospice, The Boys & hold art workshop Girls Club and the Cancer Sup- Delaware Hospice invites chil- port Community. dren and teens ages 6-17 years Children will benefit from to an Expressive Art Workshop learning how to express them- from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. selves through art, as well as 23, at the Delaware Hospice Cen- making a positive impact in ter, 100 Patriots Way, Milford. their community. The Expres- This special workshop hassive Art Workshop is free, but been organized in support of registration is required to ensure Rehoboth Beach's Renew Your sufficient materials and snacks Palette fundraiser tobe held are provided. Saturday, March 9, which will Register by Friday, Feb. 15, by benefit Delaware Hospice as well contacting Allison Veith, New as other local nonprofit organiza- Hope coordinator, 302-856-7717, tions, or email aveith@delawarehos- A local artist will guide the pice.org. For more information, students in drawing or painting go to delawarehospice.org. ABOUT BEEBE Beebe Medical Center is a not-for-profit community medical center with a chari- table mission to encourage healthy living, prevent illness and restore optimal health with the people residing, working or visiting in the communities it serves. For more information, go to www.beebemed.org. )Visit us online at: www. capegazette.com SFC SONJA ROBBINS KNOWS WHY BEEBE HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED: A BEEBE SPINE SURGERY TEAM GAVE HER A NEW LIFE. SFC Sonja Robbins injured her back from improper lifting. The pain worsened until she could hardly do anything in comfort. She then had a minimally invasive lumbar fusion at Beebe, and thanks to the expertise of the surgeon and clinical staff, she went home the next day. It wasn't long before she was doing exercises she never thought she ..... would do. Beebe Medical Center received the Healthgrades® Spine Surgery Excel- Follow twi er.com/CGbizoffers or fly to right sidebar of CapeGazette.com for shopping and dining deals from local businesses. I " I lence AwardTM for 4 Years in a Row (2010-2013), and is Ranked #1 in Delaware for Spine Surgery for 3 Years in a Row (2011-2013). Beebe Medical Center is the recipient of the Healthgrades® Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence 2013", ranking the hospital among the top 5% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Visit Beebe's website to learn more about our Healthgrades awards, beebemed.org ® Beebe Medical Center Lewes, DE in beebemed.org