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In this week's edition: "Honorees shine at sixth annual MGH Cancer Center gala," "Celebrating Operations Support Staff Day," "From Sudan to Boston: Hope, healing and heroes," and more

Stories in the 06/14/2013 Issue of Hotline

Celebrating Operations Support Staff Day

More than 4,500 employees were recognized June 10 as part of the 2013 Operations Support Staff Day.

Cooking up confidence

Empowering families at risk for hunger or obesity with the skills, knowledge and confidence to make healthy and affordable meals is the goal of the Share Our Strengths: Cooking Matters education program.

From Sudan to Boston: Hope, healing and heroes

Former television journalist Liz Walker serves as guest speaker at “After the Marathon: A Special Event for the MGH Community,” a program hosted by MGH Senior HealthWISE.

Home Base launches public service ad campaign

The Red Sox Foundation and the MGH Home Base Program have launched a public service advertising campaign designed to increase awareness for the “invisible wounds of war” – Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) – which affect one in three returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.

Honorees shine at sixth annual MGH Cancer Center gala

On June 5, the MGH Cancer Center hosted the sixth annual the one hundred gala. Hosted by actor and Newton native John Krasinski, the fundraiser attracted some 900 attendees, raised more than $1.3 million, and honored 100 individuals and organizations for their commitment and contributions to the fight against cancer.

Preserving Padi

The MGH’s 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy Padihershef, along with his inner coffin, was moved to a new custom-built horizontal display case.

Research roundup

Research roundup: treating Alzheimer's and obesity

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