Ross Medical Education Center in Port Huron will celebrate the grand opening of its new location at 2887 Krafft Road, Suite 700 in the Court of Flags Mall on Wednesday, June 10, 2009.
In conjunction with the grand opening, Ross is sponsoring a food drive to benefit the residents of
St. Clair County. The public is invited to drop off non-perishable items at the school between noon and 5:00 p.m. on that day. All donations will be distributed by the St. Clair County Chapter of the American Red Cross. “We’re very aware of the difficulty many of our citizens are facing in order to meet their daily living needs,” said Paul Mitchell, CEO, Ross. “We hope that everyone in Port Huron will show their community spirit by donating to our food drive.”
As an added incentive, those who donate food can enter into a drawing for a gift basket of items from local merchants. You need not be present to win.
A formal ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 12:15 p.m. Scheduled to attend are:
• Brian Moeller, Mayor, City of Port Huron
• Tim Donnellon, Sheriff, St. Clair County
• Captain Mark White, Fire Inspector, Port Huron Fire Department
• Jeff Hadwin, Executive Director, St. Clair County Chapter of the American Red Cross
• Rob Gunn, Vice President, Human Resources, St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron
• George Carley Jr., DO, PC, Carley & Associates
• Paul Mitchell, Chief Executive Officer, Ross Medical Education Center
Ross in Port Huron
Ross Medical Education Center has been a member of the Port Huron community since 1999. The Port Huron campus currently offers a medical assistant and medical insurance billing and office administration (MIBOA) program. Students receive a certificate for each program upon completion. The MIBOA coursework includes instruction on billing, coding, working with insurance claim submissions and understanding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, as well as health insurance regulations. A high school diploma or GED is required for admission for all programs.
All coursework features hands-on learning using state-of-the-art equipment beginning on the very first day of class. Practical instruction from experts in the field prepares each student for their required externship. Campus director, Tracey Gracey, said, “We’re fortunate to have longtime partnerships with local employers, who have not only offered many externship opportunities to our students, but have hired Ross graduates over the years.”
For more information about Ross Medical Education Center in Port Huron, call the campus at (810) 982-0454, or toll-free, (800) 833-7677.