December 2010

Coalition Receives Spirit of Excellence Honorable Mention

Garden City, KS


The Finney County Community Health Coalition, organized and led by St. Catherine Hospital, received an Honorable Mention in the Community category from Modern Healthcare's 2010 Spirit of Excellence Awards. Outcomes of the coalition's work include creation of an 11-route City Link bus system, passage of a public smoking ban, development of a Center for Children and Families, and receipt of grants for preventing underage drinking and promoting early childhood wellness. The Spirit of Excellence Awards are given to organizations and individuals that go beyond what's expected in serving patients and communities.