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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Russ Billau for the information and photos in this story.) The St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Auxiliary had its annual Christmas Party on Dec. 5 and in addition to a wonderful dinner sponsored by the hospital, the group was entertained by the Chelsea House Orchestra. In addition, the more than […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 10th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bobby Maldonado for the information in this story.) St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea was recently named Michigan’s only top general hospital by a national ranking agency. The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM), a nonprofit group comprised of Michigan’s largest employers and unions, along with The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 10th, 2017

By Amy Heydlauff Do you watch the television show, Mom? How about This is Us? Both shows deal with the topic of addiction. One is humorous and the other dramatic. Both are realistic in their portrayal of the turmoil brought on by addictions (in these shows addiction includes food, alcohol, prescription and illegal drugs). In […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 3rd, 2017

Just wanted to publish a note of gratitude to St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea for supporting our Thanksgiving Day meal. In response to seniors who are alone on Thanksgiving Day, the SJMC Hospital, Chelsea Senior Center, and Faith in Action partnered to offer a meal in the hospital dining room for anyone who might not have […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 3rd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joe Yekulis for the information in this story.) Celebrating 50 years in the priesthood is a huge milestone for anyone who has dedicated a lifetime of service to others through his faith. But two priests celebrating 50 years together from the same ordination class in Chiavenna, Italy would be […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 25th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin After nearly three years of work, the Chelsea Planning Commission unanimously adopted its Draft Master Plan at the Nov. 21 meeting. The Planning Commission received 68 pages of comments on the plan, which they reviewed and made changes to with help from Carlisle/Wortman Associates, Inc. planner Paul Montagno. Now the Draft Master […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 25th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joe Yekulis for the information in this story and Kelly Flaherty for the photos in this slideshow.) St. Joseph Mercy Hospital-Chelsea (formerly Chelsea Community Hospital) was the place to be on the evening of Saturday Nov. 11 as the 30th Annual St. Louis Center Fall Dinner Auction was held […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 17th, 2017

St. Joseph Mercy-Chelsea will host residents in the community who would otherwise be alone on Thanksgiving or who cannot afford a Thanksgiving meal.  Anyone who would like to attend is invited to gather for a free meal at St. Joseph Mercy-Chelsea on Thursday, Nov. 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Registration is required and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 13th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Laura Blodgett for the information in this story.) Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) has been named one of the 2017 Top Workplaces by The Detroit Free Press in the “large company”  category.  Winners were selected based on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, a […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 8th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joe Yekulis for the information in this story.) St. Louis Center is gearing up for its 30th Annual Fall Dinner Auction at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital-Chelsea on Saturday Nov. 11. The auction begins with music, hors d’oeuvres, a wine bar, and inspection of the auction items at 6 p.m., […]

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