Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital

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Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital sponsors annual Children’s Christmas Faire

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 | 0 comments

Auburn, Calif. – Santa is high in demand this season but is happy to be stopping by the annual Children’s Christmas Faire for fun, games and free photo opportunities on Dec. 14. Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital is partnering to host the free holiday event that provides activities and entertainment for the whole family.

“For the last 29 years, the Children’s Christmas Faire has brought families, friends and neighbors together for an event that has become a holiday tradition in our community,” said Carol Zobel with Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital.

At the Children’s Christmas Faire, children can enjoy educational and creative holiday activities that includes photos with Santa, cookie decorating, games, crafts, face painting and Wild Things, an educational program with exotic animals (1:30 to 3 p.m.).

“While the cookie decorating and Santa photos are the most popular activities,” said Zobel, “all the events are designed to facilitate fun for kids of all ages.” Read More

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Foundation raises record $125,000 at annual ball

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Auburn, Calif. – The Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Foundation hosted a record-breaking event raising $125,000 that will benefit the launch of a cardiac rehabilitation program at the hospital.

Mitch Hanna, Jane Hanna, Bill Radakovitz, Nancie Radakovitz, Mike Wilson and Monica Wilson

More than 250 people attended the annual Faith & Fantasy ball celebrating this year’s theme, ‘Around the World.’

The event was hosted by Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Foundation board members Tim and Colleen Sands. The Sands are longtime supporters of the hospital and they share a passion for helping others and giving back to the community.  Read More

A Reason to Quit

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 | 0 comments

Auburn, Calif. – During National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Ellen Carlson, R.N., an oncology nurse navigator at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital encourages you to protect your health and stop smoking to prevent lung cancer.

Lung cancer is expected to strike more than 220,000 people every year, and is the second most common cancer (not counting skin cancers) among both men and women, while also being the most deadly. Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer in the United States, with more people dying from lung cancer every year than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined.  Read More

Donating Turkeys for Families in Need

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 | 0 comments

Auburn – The Placer County Food Bank and Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital are giving thousands a lot to be thankful for this year.

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital employees drops off turkeys at Roseville Toyota.

For the second year in a row, the Placer Food Bank hosted the Drive Out Hunger Turkey Drive, hoping to gather 5,000 turkeys for families in El Dorado, Nevada and Placer counties in time for Thanksgiving.

As a sponsor of the event, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital employees from departments across the hospital donated money and turkeys for those in need. Catherine Nishikawa, manager of Nutrition and Food Services, and a group of hospital volunteers loaded up a vehicle with donated turkeys that they then delivered to Roseville Automall, joining veterans, community partners and families dropping off frozen birds. Read More

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospice hosts Light Up a Life event

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 | 0 comments

Auburn – The loss of a loved one can be difficult, especially during the holiday season. Sutter Auburn Faith Hospice understands the importance of honoring those who have passed by hosting an annual Light Up a Life celebration. This special evening of remembrance is for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.

Join us for an evening that will include a message from Mark Knoble, M.D. Sutter Auburn Faith Hospice medical director, live music, light refreshments and a lighting celebration. At the event, families can create a personal luminaria to honor a loved one. Doni Kay, spiritual counselor and Paws on Call, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital’s therapy dogs will also be present to greet attendees.

“It is something that we have done for many years and is our way of honoring, remembering and celebrating the wonderful people that have touched our lives,” said Patricia Mandrup, R.N., clinical manager of SAFH’s VNA & Hospice program. Read More

Auburn Mayor Honors National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Auburn – Auburn Mayor Matthew Spokely presented a proclamation to Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital’s Mark Knoble, M.D., medical director,  Jacklyn Whitson, R.N., Hospice clinical supervisor and Patricia Mandrup, clinical manager at the Oct. 23 city council meeting. The proclamation recognizes November as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, encouraging citizens to understand and become aware of the services and programs available at the end of life.

From left: Mayor Matthew Spokely, Dr. Knoble, Patricia Mandrup and Jacklyn Whitson

“It’s an honor for the city of Auburn and members of the community to recognize and support our efforts to increase the awareness and importance surrounding end-of-life care,” said Dr. Knoble. “Our services are about making meaningful and memorable moments for our patients and their loved ones, even at the most difficult times.” Read More