May 26, 2016
Through grant funding provided by the PdNHF to the County of El Paso under the Think.Change initiative, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office designed a three-pronged campaign to provide education to jail staff, inmates and family members to help address mental health.
Specifically, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office:
- Certified three officers as Mental Health First Aid Instructors, who have, in turn trained 234 detention supervisors and detention officers over the past 17 months in Mental Health First Aid. Training attendees have provided extensive positive feedback and expressed…
May 24, 2016
The Paso del Norte Foundation (PDN) is pleased to announce the election of Carolyn L. Mora as the new 2016-17 PDN Board Chair. She is a certified public accountant and owner of Carolyn L. Mora Financial Services.
Steve Lauterbach was appointed as Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect. He is a certified public accountant and managing shareholder at Lauterbach, Borschow and Company.
Two new members to the Board of Directors – Tripper Goodman with Goodman Financial Group and Jose Prieto, M.D. with Partners for Pediatrics.
For a complete list of board members, visit the PDN…
May 24, 2016
Nearly 360 people joined Chico and the PDNF for a wonderful evening of friendship and baseball at the Foundation’s 3rd annual Grand Slam Night at the Ballpark on May 20th. A special shout out to Linda Caro from TVO North America for throwing a strike to open the game!
The Foundation extends a “grand slam” thank you to our sponsors and guests for your incredible generosity and support.
A League of their Own: Western Refining
Major League: Hunt Family Foundation & WestStar Bank
Perfect Game: Del Sol Medical Center, Guardian Mortgage Realty, Hospitals of Providence,…
May 24, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Jose Prieto, M.D. as the new 2016-17 Board Chair. Dr. Prieto has served on the board since 2011 and is a pediatric physician in private practice at Partners in Pediatrics.
Sharon Butterworth was appointed as Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect. She has served on the board since 2011 and is a community advocate on issues related to mental health.
Two new members to the Board of Directors – Rick Francis with WestStar Bank and Robert Moore with Strategic Growth Bank.
For a complete list of board members, [click…
May 18, 2016
CEO, Tracy J. Yellen and the Paso del Norte Health Foundation were recently featured in the May issue of Grantmakers for Health.
Click here to read the article.
May 9, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange (PDN HIE) announced today that The Hospitals of Providence became the first organization to contribute data to the regional health information system.
The PDN HIE gives physicians and other community-based health care providers greater access to important health information about their patients.
“This is an exciting beginning for the PDN HIE. I am thrilled with The Hospitals of Providence’s commitment to the HIE,” said Jon Law, HIE Executive Director. “With strong participation, the HIE can improve the quality of healthcare and position…
April 18, 2016
Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) is always looking for innovative ways of changing the way P.E. classes are taught in the state of New Mexico. Through support from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and its HEAL initiative, the school district is revising a traditional skills-based gym curriculum into one that blends movement and activities with nutrition and personal health.
The school district’s “Healthy and Fit” project is a three-year strategy that aims to develop a sustainable culture within LCPS around health and physical fitness that contributes to the development to the “whole…
April 14, 2016
Congratulations to 20 community health leaders who recently graduated from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s REALIZE Leadership Program. These individuals participated in a 10-month experience that prepared them to address regional health needs, through the use of cutting edge leadership ideas.
The goal of the REALIZE experience is to inspire already effective leaders to become transformational leaders for the benefit of the region’s health.
2015-16 REALIZE Leadership Cohort:
- Kari Bachman, Coordinator, Doña Ana Communities United, The Community Foundation of Southern…
April 13, 2016
You are invited to attend the
2016 Think.Change Initiative
Request for Proposals Workshop
Thursday, April 28, 2016
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Paso del Norte Health Foundation
221 N. Kansas, Ste. 1900, El Paso, TX 79901
(Please park in the garage located immediately across the Wells Fargo Building on Kansas Street. Garage parking tickets will be validated at the end of the session)
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, by Monday, April 25, 2016.
April 8, 2016
Tickets are now on sale for the Paso del Norte Foundation’s annual Grand Slam Night at the Ballpark.
The event will take place on Friday, May 20, 2016 – 7 p.m. at the Southwest University Park – Santa Fe Pavilion/Sun King’s Saloon. Tickets are $100 per person with corporate sponsorship starting at $1,000.
August 23, 2019
On September 1, 2019, Texas Tobacco 21, the law that raises the minimum legal sales age for tobacco from 18 years to 21 years, officially goes into effect. The law includes violations for purchasing or attempting to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products, as well as the use or possession of these…