Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of American
This foundation’s mission is to cure and prevent Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis through research, and improve the quality of life by those affected by these diseases. Penny Morris, RN, is a leader in the Nebraska Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. With her leadership Gastroenterology Specialties forms a team to walk in the fund raising event each spring. Prior to the walk Penny sets into motion bake sales as a fund raiser. Penny participates in the local support group and frequently provides educational presentations to the membership.We are very proud of Penny’s continued commitment to this organization.
CASA for Lancaster County
Joann Janssen volunteers monthly as a court appointed special advocate for children who are victims of abuse or neglect in Lancaster County. Children with a CASA volunteer are half as likely to spend time in long-term foster care. If you are interested in becoming a CASA volunteer, please call 477-2788 for further information. We thank Joann for her commitment to these children.
Stay in the Game—Get Screened for Colon Cancer
Gastroenterology Specialties, Lincoln Endoscopy Center and their physicians all participate in the Stay in the Game campaign to encourage everyone over 50 to have a screening colonoscopy. For more information on Stay in the Game colonoscopy screenings, go to www.stayinthegamene.com.
Blood Donation Drive
Because of the ongoing commitment of our physicians to promote blood donations, Gastroenterology Specialties schedules a blood mobile to visit our business every eight weeks where the staff donate during working hours. We thank the staff and physicians for their commitment to the community in providing the gift of life.