Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (February 9, 2010)---Each year Botsford Hospital gives back to the community reaching out to non-profit organizations in southeastern Michigan. In 2009, Botsford worked with more than 40 non-profit organizations and community groups across Oakland and Wayne counties.
Through Botsford Hospital’s Speaker’s Bureau, non-profits and community groups can enjoy free speakers at their programs. Caroline Schairer, Speaker’s Bureau Program Coordinator, says, “Last year many organizations requested seminars on stress and humor. During tough economic time, these are useful and positive topics that are beneficial to everyone.”
Other offerings in 2009 included workshops on cancer education, heart health, joint replacement, asthma, parenting, Parkinson’s support, caregiver support issues, fitness, skin care, eye care, health care career information, babysitting, children’s issues, nutrition, safety and injury prevention, Alzheimer’s, foot care, and infectious diseases. Botsford also held free flu shot clinics and health fairs for non-profits as well as for corporations.
Schairer, says, “Our speakers are committed to working toward a healthy community. We can work with you to tailor the needs of your group.”
Botsford’s speakers are members of the hospital’s professional and medical staff. Presentations normally last 30 to 60 minutes. For more information or to arrange a presentation, please contact Caroline Schairer at (248) 442-1661 or visit http://www.botsford.org/about/newsroom/speakers_bureau.html.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
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