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Cedar Community’s Pretre Wins Marketing Officer of Year Award

By CHHSM Staff | September 23, 2020

Nicole Pretre, vice president of development at UCC-related Cedar Community in West Bend, Wis., has been named among the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2020 Chief Marketing Officer of the Year award winners. The award recognizes the important work of those in senior marketing positions in southeastern Wisconsin. Pretre is the executive leader of the marketing, sales,…

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Cedar Community’s Marketing Team Wins Three 2020 National Aster Awards

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | July 21, 2020

Cedar Community, a UCC-related older adult community in West Bend, Wis., announced recently that its marketing team members are the recipients of three national Aster Awards for healthcare marketing and advertising for 2020. Winning an Aster Gold Award for E-Newsletter Series is Cedar Community’s “Cedar Branches” monthly ministry e-newsletter. Designed and published by the marketing…

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Cedar Community Provides Valuable On-the-Job Training to Nursing and Pharmacy Students

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | June 1, 2020

For many people, the best way to learn something is by doing. With careers that are hands-on, such as nursing, on-the-job training is crucial. Cedar Community — a UCC-related older adult community in West Bend, Wis. — works with local colleges, high schools, and organizations to provide valuable, real life training opportunities for students. Working…

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Volunteer Couple Making a Difference at Cedar Community

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | May 5, 2020

Reprinted with permission from Spring 2020 Live More magazine of Cedar Community. Although Bill and Margie Bailey are not able to volunteer during the pandemic, they look forward to resuming their work when it is safe to do so. Bill and Margie Bailey did not have any personal connection to Cedar Community, based in West…

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Cedar Community Receives Grant to Help Offset COVID-19 Health Care Costs

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | April 30, 2020

UCC-related Cedar Community, based in West Bend, Wis., announced April 28 that it is the recipient of a $25,000 grant from West Bend Community Foundation’s West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund. The generous award will help Cedar Community offset healthcare costs directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our healthcare and support professionals are critical…

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Cedar Community Resident a Star in West Bend, Wis., Community, Thanks to Her 57 Lady

By Barb Powell | September 12, 2019

If you happen to be out and about in West Bend, Wis., you’re likely to see a stunning 1957 Chevy in mint condition enroute to a nearby store. The owner? Grace Braeger, a resident of UCC-related Cedar Community. In fact, Braeger is the one and only owner of the slick black ’57 Chevy Bel Air.…

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Presenting Sponsorship of Synod Offers Unique Avenue for Furthering CHHSM Members’ Mission and Ministry

By Barb Powell | July 6, 2019

Part family reunion, part education and information session, part network building … and a lot of fun and hard work. These sentiments express the overall reaction of CHHSM members participating in CHHSM’s first-ever presenting sponsorship of the UCC’s General Synod, held June 21-25 in Milwaukee, Wis. As presenting sponsor, CHHSM’s Synod presence helped introduce the…

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UCC’s Cedar Community Resident-Led Group Explores and Fosters Diversity

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | March 21, 2019

UCC-related Cedar Community in West Bend, Wis., began hosting an annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in 2015, an event originally organized by resident the Rev. Ralph Faisst. That celebration sparked the interest of then ministry director, the Rev. Kathryn Kuhn, who was interested in further exploring racial diversity and issues surrounding the topic. After…

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UCC-Related Cedar Community Named Among the Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | February 5, 2019

Cedar Community is proud to announce they have been identified as one the Best Nursing Homes for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report, a global authority in health care rankings. Cedar Community was evaluated by U.S. News & World Report along with 15,000 nursing homes nationwide, in every state. The rating is based on…

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UCC’s Cedar Ridge Residents Help Fill Local Food Pantry

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | January 4, 2019

Residents of UCC-related Cedar Community in West Bend, Wis., work hard to give back to their local community. Spearheaded by the CHHSM ministry’s Cedar Ridge Resident Council — a volunteer group at Cedar Community that serves as a governing board for the independent living apartments — efforts include working together to make monthly donations to…

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