Magee-Womens marks 10 years

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Magee-Womens marks 10 years

Erie Times News

UPMC Hamot, Magee-Womens, celebrated its 10th anniversary last week.

In its first decade, the hospital gave birth to more than 21,200 babies, a 66% increase over the past 10 years at what was then Hamot Women's Hospital.

The hospital celebrated with special t-shirts and onesies for babies born during the week. The Hamot Aid Society presented the first baby born on the occasion of the anniversary with a gift basket.

The Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation, which UPMC names as the largest research institute in the United States for women's health and reproductive biology, opened a new location at Magee-Womens in 2019.

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Erie-based Logistics Plus has been recertified by US customers and the Border Guard as a participant in a customs trade partnership against terrorism.

The company is one of 11,400 program partners who are committed to the safety of cargo.

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During the virtual edition of the Pennsylvania Farm Show last week, Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding announced that $ 500,000 would be available through the Farm Bill Youth Scholarship Program.

The money can be used to fund projects such as education and staff development programs, seminars and excursions, agricultural safety training, capital projects, or equipment purchases.

For more information or to apply, visit Agriculture.pa.gov/pafarmbill. Applications are accepted from January 25th to March 5th.

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