News & Events

June 2010

Relay for Life 2010

The 2010 Relay for Life of Southeastern Connecticut June 26-27 at Norwich Free Academy raised more than $63,000, and its...

29th Annual Backus Golf Tournament

Two hundred and sixteen golfers took to the course Thursday, June 10, for the 29th Annual Backus Golf Tournament at Elmridge Golf Course in Pawcatuck, CT. This year's event was expected to raise more than $40,000 in support of the many community health programs that Backus provides.

Safety Camp 2010

More than 500 participated in Backus' annual Safety Camp on Saturday, June 12. Kids received free bike helmets; 911 training; important, and potentially life-saving, lessons on the importance of wearing seatbelts; and tours of an impressive array of local fire apparatus.

Nurses Camp 2010

Friday, June 4, students from local high schools took part in the annual Nurse Camp at Backus Hospital in Norwich. The program allows students who may be interested in pursuing nursing careers to experience firsthand what it is like to work in a hospital. They shadow nurses throughout the hospital and get to hear from a panel of nurses with various backgrounds about the nursing profession.

Spicing Up Your Rice

In this third and final episode of Helping the Hinckleys, the Nutrition Detectives return from a nutrition emergency to help...