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Editor's note: This is the final part of a five-part series related to the history of Avera Medical Group Worthington. WORTHINGTON - To Treva Marks, the new ambulatory surgery center at Avera Medical Group Worthington is all about offering a choice. Marks, who joined Avera in Worthington six months ago, is the Surgery Center Nurse Manager inside the new facility, which opened on Ryan's Road earlier this month.
When leaving for work Wednesday morning, it was impossible not to notice the devastation surrounding my home. Several thoughts came to mind, including: No. 1: Thank goodness our home was unscathed, and that we weren't hurt. No. 2: Quite simply, an overwhelmed feeling of "wow." No. 3: My wife (a teacher) and our kids are going to be out of school for more than just Wednesday. No.
WORTHINGTON -- After not only enduring but thriving during the Great Depression, the future appeared bright for the Worthington Clinic facility. Following its expansion in 1938, the clinic would remain in its present form and continue to flourish up until 1962, when an office expansion was completed at a cost of $227,000. The front page of the June 8, 1962, Worthington Daily Globe heralded the improvements. "Worthington Clinic Sets Public Open House" trumpeted the headline.
Editor's note: This article is the third of a five-part series on Avera Worthington Medical Group history, which has been extensively researched by Avera's Dr. Greg Clark. The series is being published on consecutive Mondays. WORTHINGTON -- A new clinic hospital building became part of the Worthington landscape in February 1929, but difficult years lay ahead for health care in the community. First, of course, came the stock market crash of October of that year, which brought no shortage of economic hardship. Then, the subsequent winter, Dr. F.W.
WORTHINGTON -- Madonna Carlson is familiar with the area's biosciences industry, having grown up in the region and then working in Worthington from 1979 to 1993. That's part of the reason why Carlson, who will be one of several presenters at the upcoming Regional Bioscience Conference -- hosted by the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp.
WORTHINGTON -- The Biotechnology Advancement Center (BAC) on Prairie Drive has a new tenant whose business is quietly growing. Bioverse, which specializes in creating innovative ways to improve water quality, relocated from Pipestone to Worthington and began operating inside the BAC on Nov. 1, 2012. Since then, new employees have been gradually hired, according to company president Glenn Thuringer, and Bioverse now occupies all three incubator bays in the building. "Counting myself, we now have nine people working in Worthington," Thuringer said.
WORTHINGTON -- Since its inception, this community's annual Regional Bioscience Conference was coordinated by the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. and its longtime manager, Glenn Thuringer. This year, there's a change. The conference will take place for a ninth time -- it's scheduled for April 18-19 -- but is being organized through the Minnesota West Community and Technical College community development and customized training program.
Editor's note: This article is the second of a five-part series on Avera Worthington Medical Group history, which has been extensively researched by Avera's Dr. Greg Clark. The series is being published on consecutive Mondays.
Editor's note: This article is the first of a five-part series on Avera Worthington Medical Group history, which has been extensively researched by Avera's Dr. Greg Clark. WORTHINGTON -- Dr.
WORTHINGTON -- A two-day, video-based event at Grace Community Church is designed to assist couples of all backgrounds in bettering their marriages. "The Art of Marriage," billed as an event "to help you grow as a couple or individual, to prepare you for marriage, or to strengthen the foundation of your marriage," will take place from 6:45 to 9:30 p.m. March 22 and 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 23. Six video sessions during the two-day event are presented by FamilyLife, a non-profit organization based in Little Rock, Ark., and moderated by the Rev.