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YNHH dedicates its sixth Habitat for Humanity home on Vernon Street

YNHH dedicates its sixth Habitat for Humanity home on Vernon Street

Yale-New Haven Hospital and Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven dedicated a new home at 36 Vernon Street on April 29. This was the sixth house that the hospital has sponsored in the Hill neighborhood since 2008, with support from the YNHH medical staff and hundreds of YNHH employees who volunteered to work on the houses. At the dedication, YNHH President Richard D'Aquila congratulated the family on their new home. The hospital expects to announce its sponsorship of another Habitat home this fall.
Chef Cary Neff stirs up interest in fresh food on Saint Raphael Campus

Chef Cary Neff stirs up interest in fresh food on Saint Raphael Campus

Chef Cary Neff, Oprah Winfrey's former personal chef, nationally known cooking instructor and television/radio personality, recently paid a visit to the Saint Raphael Campus where he stirred up interest in fresh, nutritious food, prepared simply. Chef Neff prepared a hot pear salad with fresh greens, and salmon with asparagus, mushrooms and herbs which he then shared with employees and guests who had lined up to watch his energetic preparation. His appearance supports the efforts of the Allspice Café which promotes wellness and healthy eating in the SRC cafeteria. Holding some of the recipes he gave out at his demonstration are (l-r): Karen Lac, patient services associate, Environmental Services (EVS); Joseph Mongillo, EVS technician, EVS; clinical documentation consultants Agnes Zbylut and Georgette MacCalla, Health Information Management; and Roberta Bozentka, surgical scheduler, Perioperative Services.