Events under 'Public Event'
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Event Name

Date

Building Allies on the Road to Universal Single-Payer Health Care

Athens Public Library at 30 Home Street, Athens, 45701. Accessible, ample, easy parking.

Dan Skinner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Health Policy, Department of Social  Medicine, Ohio University, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine(Dublin Campus) is the the speaker/discussion leader.

Mon. 23 Jan, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Columbus SPAN Chapter

Lane Rd. Library meeting room, 1945 Lane Rd. (NOT Lane Ave!) in Upper Arlington - This regular meeting of Columbus SPAN will be devoted to training additional members in the art of establishing relationships with State lawmakers. Teams will be organized to begin lobbying efforts in January 2011. Training will be based on the training supplied at the last Council meeting.

Thu. 14 Oct, 2010 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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SICK AROUND THE WORLD

This PBS Frontline Report examines the health care systems of 5 countries (Britain, Germany, Japan, Switzerland and Taiwan). We encourage both current and prospective SPAN supporters to see this video slhowing five countries that actually have universal health coverage but at a fraction of the cost of the U.S. health care reform and without so many premiums, co-pays, and deductibles. LOCATION: Shaker Heights Community Building, 3450 Lee Road, Shaker Heights. FREE and open to the public.

Thu. 18 Nov, 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cleveland Heights Public Library, 2345 Lee Rd., Cleveland Hts.  (We are supposed to have the Activities Rm, which is on the West side of Lee Rd., 2nd Floor.)  Agenda for the meeting includes annual election of officers.

Join us to get an update on Vermont and Ohio, and view the PBS film "Sick Around the World".
Tuesday, March 22
7 pm
Whetstone Library  3909 N High St
Columbus OH


Tue. 22 Mar, 2011 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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SPAN Ohio 8th Annual State Conference

Ramada Plaza Hotel and Conference Center - 4900 Sinclair Road - Columbus, OH 43229 -
Registration information has been mailed to SPAN supporters and is also posted on this web site.
Sat. 16 Apr, 2011 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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SAVE MEDICARE ON MEDICARE'S 46th BIRTHDAY

You're invited to a birthday party
Medicare became law July 30, 1965.   SPAN OHIO is celebrating the 46th Birthday of Medicare by visiting Congressman Steve LaTourette's office in Twinsburg Ohio to protest his vote to abolish Medicare.   We invite everyone who believes health care is a human right to join us:

We’re holding Steve LaTourette accountable for his vote to turn Medicare into a voucher program

 

Rather than destroying Medicare, we should expand it into Medicare for All

Friday, July 2911:00 AM - 1:00 PM
10075 Ravenna Rd., Twinsburg, OH

 

For more information cal (330) 673-8524 

Fri. 29 Jul, 2011 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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U.S. Federal Building 200 North High St Columbus OH We're going to deliver a Medicare birthday thank-you card to Senator Sherrod Brown to thank him for his staunch support of Medicare. There will be a street display of our cake and handbill for all that M

PUBLIC FORUM
West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church
10401 Hilliard Boulevard • Rocky River
(From I-90 West, exit on Hilliard Blvd - go straight - west - on Hilliard)
Featuring Mary Gerisch, Policy Committee co-chair with the Vermont Workers' Center and leader with the HEALTH CARE IS A HUMAN RIGHT CAMPAIGN. Also, civil liberties attorney and participant in the recent United Nations Commission on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland.
Hear about Vermont's historic new health care law (Act 48), how it relates to national health reform, and the sustained grassroots campaign that could make Vermont the first state in the nation to create a universal, single-payer health care system!
Hosted by SPAN Ohio
Cosponsored by
Cleveland Jobs with Justice,
Ohio Communities United and
Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN)
For more information:
Dave Pavlick This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Thu. 25 Aug, 2011 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Healthcare Movie Circleville, OH

Join sponsors the Circleville Quakers and SPAN Ohio for a public screening of The Healthcare Movie, a documentary film narrated by Keifer Sutherland about the development of healthcare delivery and the two divergent paths taken in North America in the 20th century. Running time 65 minutes.  
Scioto Valley Coffee 216 West Main Street, Circleville, OH the menu incluiding coffees, soups, muffins, sandwhiches will be available for purchase.
Contact: Dr. Brad Cotton, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Sun. 15 Jan, 2012 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Healthcare Movie Columbus, OH

Bexley Public Library Auditorium, 2411 East Main Street Columbus, OH 43209 - Join event sponsor SPAN Ohio and state director Kurt Bateman for a screening of The Healthcare Movie, a documentary film narrated by Keifer Sutherland about the development of healthcare delivery and the two divergent paths taken in North America in the 20th century.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; showing starts at 6:45 p.m. Running time 65 minutes.
Free and open to the public, however, only 50 seats available. Light refreshments provided and discussion to follow.
Contact: Kurt Bateman, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tue. 17 Jan, 2012 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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The Healthcare Movie Kent, Ohio

Enjoy potluck dinner and a movie hosted by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent and SPAN Ohio. Bring a dish to share at 6:00PM or come a little later (7:30) for a public screening of The Healthcare Movie, a one hour documentary about the development of healthcare in North America and the two divergent paths taken in the 20th century. Running time 65 minutes. Participate in the Healthcare Human Right photo petition campaign.  Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent, 228 Gougler Avenue, Kent, Oh 44240-2404. CONTACT: Debbie Silverstein, SPAN Ohio Regional Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fri. 20 Jan, 2012 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Healthcare Movie Rock River

Westshore Unitarian Church, 20401 Hilliard, Rocky River. Join advocates for universal access to healthcare for a documentary narrated by Kiefer Sutherland about the history of how healthcare provision developed in America and how it could be better if we only get active and demand progress. Kurt Bateman, director of SPAN Ohio, will speak and entertain Q and A.
Participate in the Photo Petition Project to enlist state legislators' support.
CONTACT: April Stoltz, 216-571-0282, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Sat. 11 Feb, 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Healthcare Movie - Dayton

Dayton Metro Library Auditorium
CONTACT: Bill Davis, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Thu. 15 Mar, 2012 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Free Film Showing - Summitt County

Summit County SPAN (www.spanohio.org) is hosting a free showing of "The Healthcare Movie" at their meeting on Saturday 3/24/12 at the N.Hill Library, 183 E.Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron, 44310. This 65 minute documentary film, (www.thehealthcaremovie.net) narrated by Kiefer Sutherland, explores the differences between the Canadian and American healthcare systems related to access, cost, human and financial suffering, and health outcomes. 
CONTACT:  Mary Nichols-Rhodes, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Sat. 24 Mar, 2012 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Health Care is a Human Right Fund Raiser

Saturday, March 24, 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Unitarian Universalist Society of Cleve., 2728 Lancashire Rd., Cleve Hts.
Requested Donation:   $20 in advance;   $25 at the door
Appetizers & Desserts!         Live Music !
Video: (The Healthcare Movie)!
For more information or tickets, contact  (216) 321-9150
Sat. 24 Mar, 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Healthcare Movie-Bexley

Drexel Theatre, 2254 E. Main St., Bexley, OH 43209 - The Healthcare Movie provides the real story of how the health care systems in Canada and the United States evolved to be so completely different, when at one point they were essentially the same. Most people under the age of 50, in both countries, are not aware of the intensity of the political struggle that led to the universal medical care system in Canada. Nor are they aware of the public relations campaigns, still active today, that have been prevalent in the United States since the early 1900’s to dissuade the public from supporting national health care. Running time 65 minutes.
Narrated by Kiefer Sutherland. Discussion to follow with host Kurt Bateman.
CONTACT: Kurt Bateman, Director, SPAN Ohio. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tue. 27 Mar, 2012 7:30 pm - 9:55 pm
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Free: THE HEALTHCARE MOVIE

A high quality film narrated by Kiefer Sutherland, The Healthcare Movie is a very informative and entertaining hour-long documentary on the evolution of health care in both the U.S. and Canada. Logan-Hocking County Library, 230 East Main St., Logan, OH 43138.
CONTACT: Arlene Sheak, 740-592-1879, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Rita Carnevale, 740-385-8460.
Wed. 11 Apr, 2012 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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SPAN Ohio's 9th Annual State Conference

Ramada Hotel & Conference Center
Columbus, OH
REGISTER NOW!

Sat. 14 Apr, 2012 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The HEALTHCARE Movie

Nelsonville Public Library, 95 W. Washington St., Nelsonville, OH 45764.   A high quality film narrated by Kiefer Sutherland, this film is a very informative and entertaining documentary on the evolution of health care in both the U.S. and Canada since the 1950's.  There will be time for discussion afterwards.  CONTACT: Arlene Sheak, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 740-592-1879.

Tue. 17 Apr, 2012 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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SPAN Region 5 Presents The Healthcare Movie

Whetstone Library meeting room, 3909 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214. Discussion will follow the movie. Everyone is invited.  CONTACT: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thu. 24 May, 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Greater Cleveland Congregations healthcare meeting

Our next Health Care team meeting will be at Mt. Zion Congregational Church,10723 Magnolia Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106.
Thu. 7 Jun, 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Healthcare Movie in Yellow Springs

Please join and support us at the Little Art Theatre in Yellow Springs. There will be time following the move for questions and discussion.Please encourage your friends and neighbors to attend.  CONTACT: Bill Davis, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 937-264-0377 (evenings & weekends)

Sat. 30 Jun, 2012 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Portage/Summit SPAN

Sean Phetteplace, of the National Committee to Save Medicare and Social Security, will present information about the attacks on those two programs in Congress and what we need to do to preserve these important social safety net programs.  The program will take place at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Kent at 228 Gougler Ave. at 7:00 pm and is open to the public.   CONTACT: Deb Silverstein, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wed. 11 Jul, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Healthcare Movie

The Murphy Theatre  -  Celebrating life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
50 W. Main Street, Wilmington, OH 45177
Thursday, July 26, 2012, 7:00 p.m. showing - 8:30 p.m. discussion
Free Admission. All donations go to The Murphy Theatre
CONTACT: Chuck Watts - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - http://empathysurplus.com
Thu. 26 Jul, 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Medicare Birthday Party

Monday July 30,  7:00 PM
Medicare Birthday Party
Trinity Lutheran Church Community Center

2031 W. 30th, Cleveland (Across from St Ignatius behind Wendy’s. Parking is available off W. 29th.)  

Hear Charles Pervo, a member of Senior Voice, speaking on Medicare:
What it is, what it does, why it is important to people of all ages, — and why
it is under attack. Charles Pervo has been a Senior Voice Speaker since 2006, and active in Senior issues since then, defending Medicare, Social Security, and the Affordable Care Act.
He has a B.S. in Mathematics from Case Institute of Technology. He worked in

Information Technology 1964-2007, including IBM, Xerox, Tandem Computers, and Jones Day. For more information, contact Dave Pavlick,  (216) 502-7897

Mon. 30 Jul, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Cuyahoga West SPAN Meeting

Westshore Unitarian Church, 20402 Hilliard, Rocky River, OH.
Items to be discussed include: New Healthcare Petition, Cancellation of Demonstration for Universal Healthcare in Washington, D.C., NAACP Conference, SPAN State Council Meeting on Saturday, September 22 in Columbus.
 
 
 
Thu. 23 Aug, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Healthcare Movie

September 24, 2012 (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Dayton Metro Library
Main Branch
215 E. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45402
937-463-BOOK (2665)
RSVP please so we have enough chairs setup.
CONTACT: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mon. 24 Sep, 2012 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Health, Money and Fear

Educational Program of Democracy Over Corporations Meeting.
Public screening of video, "Health, Money and Fear," produced by Paul Hochfeld, M.D., ER doctor.
Athens Community Center, 701 E. State St., Athens, OH 45701.
(No steps and plenty of easy parking)
CONTACT: Arlene Sheak (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
 
 
Wed. 14 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Cuyahoga West SPAN Meeting

Single-Payer Update/HOLIDAY SPECIAL/2013 Program
Westshore Unitarian Church, 20401 Hilliard, Rocky River
Come Early—Refreshments will be served at 6:30 PM!
Reports on:
Lobbying activities
New SPAN Petition
Greater Cleveland Congregation and the fight to expand Medicaid funding
SPAN Spring Walkathon
SPAN State Conference, Saturday, April 27, 2013
 
Thu. 6 Dec, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Cuyahoga West SPAN Meeting

Westshore Unitarian Church, 20401 Hilliard, Rocky River -
Single-Payer Update/HOLIDAY SPECIAL/2013 Program -
Come early—Refreshments will be served at 6:30 PM! -
Reports on:
Lobbying Activities
New SPAN Petition
Greater Cleveland Congregation and the fight to expand Medicaid funding
SPAN Spring Walkathon
SPAN State Conference, Saturday, April 27, 2013
Thu. 6 Dec, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mercy Killers in Cleveland

Mercy Killers will be performed in Cleveland on February 11th at the Second Stage in Playhouse Square, 1407 Euclid Ave.  The performance is free and open to the public.  A panel discussion will follow.   Panelists are Debbie Silverstein, State Director of SPAN Ohio, Dr. George Randt, member of Physicians for a National Health Program and Yvonne Oliver of UHCAN.   For more details, contact Debbie Silverstein at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Mon. 11 Feb, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mercy Killers in Dayton

Montgomery County Democratic HQ - 131 S. Wilkinson St - Dayton, OH - Joe loves apple pie, Rush Limbaugh, the fourth of July and his wife Jane. He is blue-collar, corn-fed, made in the USA and proud, but when his uninsured wife is diagnosed with cancer his patriotic feelings and passion for the ethos of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are turned upside down. In Mercy Killers, a new one-man play, Joe struggles with the uniquely American experience of losing your health in the land of plenty.   CONTACT: Bill Davis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  RSVP appreciated for planning.

 

Mon. 18 Feb, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mercy Killers in Fairborn

Wright State University Student Union - Room 008 the Rathskeller - Fairborn, OH -
Joe loves apple pie, Rush Limbaugh, the fourth of July and his wife Jane. He is blue-collar, corn-fed, made in the USA and proud, but when his uninsured wife is diagnosed with cancer his patriotic feelings and passion for the ethos of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are turned upside down. In Mercy Killers, a new one-man play, Joe struggles with the uniquely American experience of losing your health in the land of plenty.  CONTACT: Bill Davis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  RSVP appreciated for planning.
Tue. 19 Feb, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mercy Killers in Athens

Arts West -
132 West State St -
Athens, OH -
For more information, contact Arlene Sheak, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Mon. 25 Feb, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mercy Killers in Shaker Heights

Shaker Heights Community Building -
3450 Lee Road,
Shaker Heights, OH -
For more information call Dave Pavlick at (216) 502-7897

Michael Milligan's "Mercy Killers" is a play about what it can be like for working people to face a major health crisis in America. 'Joe loves apple pie, Rush Limbaugh, the fourth of July and his wife Jane.

He is blue-collar, corn-fed, made in the USA and proud, but when his uninsured wife is diagnosed with cancer his patriotic feelings and passion for the ethos of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are turned upside down. In Mercy Killers, a new one-man play, Joe struggles with the uniquely American experience of losing your health in the land of plenty.'

Admission is free and open to the public

Sponsored by SPANOhio http://spanohio.org/

Mon. 4 Mar, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mercy Killers in Columbus

Van Fleet Theater -
549 Franklin Ave -
Columbus, OH -
For more information, contact Debbie Silverstein, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Wed. 6 Mar, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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WALK FOR HEALTH FUNDRAISER- Kent, Ohio

Route: From Kent Unitarian Universalist Church (228 Gougler Ave) to Kent United Church of Christ (1400 E Main St) and back. For more information contact Mary Nichols Rhodes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 330-957-6167.
Sat. 13 Apr, 2013 10:00 am
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SPAN Ohio 10th Annual State Conference

Ramada Plaza Hotel & Conference Center
4900 Sinclair Road
Columbus, OH 43229
 
 
Sat. 27 Apr, 2013 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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WALK FOR HEALTH FUNDRAISER- Columbus, Ohio

For more information contact Kurt Bateman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 614-562-1066.
Sun. 28 Apr, 2013 12:00 am
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WALK FOR HEALTH FUNDRAISER- Dayton, Ohio

Riverscape - 111 E Monument St., Dayton, OH - For more information contact Bill Davis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 937-264-0377.
Sat. 4 May, 2013 8:30 am
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WALK FOR HEALTH FUNDRAISER - Maumee, Ohio

The starting location is in Maumee, Ohio.  We will meet at the commons at Anthony Wayne trail and Connant Street where there is plenty of parking and high visiability.  The route takes us though the vital part of town, accross the Maumee River at sidecut Metro park, through neighborhood streets in Perrysburg and onto Lousianna Ave in Perrysburg (also a vital downtown high visiability area).  The return trip is back the same route along Front Street and across the Maumee River again into Maumee.  The total route is very close to 4 miles.  We will be finished by 11:30 I presume. CONTACT Dennis Slotnick (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or call 419-704-1863 if you need more info.
Sat. 11 May, 2013 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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WALK FOR HEALTH FUNDRAISER- Cleveland, Ohio

Join us for a three mile Walk for Health Care Justice. We will leave the parking lot of the historic West Side Market at 10:00 heading East; at Ontario we will turn North walking past Progressive field and the Horseshoe Casino. We will proceed West at Public Square, across the Detroit Superior Bridge, and South on W 25th completing our walk where we began, at the West Side Market. Walkers are encouraged to raise money through sponsors. Walkers who collect one-hundred dollars ($100) or more in sponsorships will receive a free t-shirt. For more information contact Dave Pavlick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 216-502-7897.
Sat. 18 May, 2013 10:00 am
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WALK FOR HEALTH FUNDRAISER- Athens, Ohio

Athens Community Center Picnic Pavilion - Registration is between 10:am -10:50am at picnic shelter in front of pool. Mayor Paul Wiehl will blow start whistle for runners at 11:00 am.
701 E. State St., Athens, OH. For more information contact Arlene Sheak at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 740-592-1879.
 
Sat. 18 May, 2013 11:00 am
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Medicare Birthday Celebration

Join Southeast Ohio SPAN for a celebration of Medicare's 48th Birthday at 52 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764. This is an outdoor event coupled with Final Friday.  There is a free cupcake giveaway and passersby are invited to make an anonymous written comment about their experience with Medicare and their experience with private insurance.

Fri. 26 Jul, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Medicare Birthday Celebration

Celebrate Medicare’s 48th birthday and defend Medicare at the same time.   We need to expand health care in this country not restrict it.

FREE STAMP,   E 9th & Lakeside, Cleveland

Join us for Medicare birthday cake or other refreshments

Tue. 30 Jul, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Medicare Birthday Forum

On Medicare and Medicaid’s 48th birthday, Norman Wernet of the Ohio Alliance for Retired Americans will discuss the issues, myths, and facts of these programs in Ohio.
Alice Faryna of SPAN Ohio will give an update on the benefits of "Medicare for All" at the state level, an option available under the Affordable Care Act.
Auditorium of Bexley Public Library - 2411 E. Main St, Bexley OH 43209.
Free and open to the public.
Tue. 30 Jul, 2013 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Healthcare Movie

Dayton Metro Library Auditorium,
215 East Third St.,
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Everyone needs healthcare at one time or another.  Leave partisan hats home – all political stripes should attend.  We need a system that saves money, simplifies government, cuts waste, creates jobs, covers everyone, gives freedom to choose providers and halts medical bankruptcies.

Thu. 5 Sep, 2013 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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SPECIAL EVENT - COLUMBUS

Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg, the producers of The
Healthcare Movie
, are coming to Columbus, on Monday, September
9th
to show their dramatic movie, and lead a discussion afterwards.

This event will take place at the IBEW, Local 683, 23 West 2nd Ave
(just West of N. High St), Columbus OH 43201. Doors open at 6:30 PM and
the film will start at 7:00 PM.


Everyone is welcome. Admission is free…donations are welcome.

Contact:

Bob Krasen, SPAN Ohio
566 Blenheim Road
Columbus OH
43214
614.261.0754
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Mon. 9 Sep, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Healthcare Movie

Fairborn Community Library,
1 East Main Street,
Fairborn, Ohio 45324

Everyone needs healthcare at one time or another.  Leave partisan hats home – all political stripes should attend.  We need a system that saves money, simplifies government, cuts waste, creates jobs, covers everyone, gives freedom to choose providers and halts medical bankruptcies.

Thu. 12 Sep, 2013 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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"Eyes Wide Open-Healthcare"

"Eyes Wide Open-Healthcare" will be held on the Pickaway County Courthouse Plaza, corner of South Court and Franklin St. Circleville, Ohio 6pm 13 Sept.-6pm 15 Sept. The exhibit is sponsored by the Circleville Quakers and features 360 white crosses and other religious symbols for the 1,650 Ohioans who die yearly because of not having health insurance. The exhibit is named after the Quaker exhibit featuring combat boots and civilian shoes for Iraq/Afghanistan war deaths. The exhibit is to "Open our eyes" to this societal ill of so many of us suffering without health care. Refer to website www.circlevillefriendsworshipgroup.org

Fri. 13 Sep, 2013 6:00 pm - Sun. 15 Sep, 2013 6:00 pm
Every Day until September 14, 2013

"Eyes Wide Open-Healthcare"

"Eyes Wide Open-Healthcare" will be held on the Pickaway County Courthouse Plaza, corner of South Court and Franklin St. Circleville, Ohio 6pm 13 Sept.-6pm 15 Sept. The exhibit is sponsored by the Circleville Quakers and features 360 white crosses and other religious symbols for the 1,650 Ohioans who die yearly because of not having health insurance. The exhibit is named after the Quaker exhibit featuring combat boots and civilian shoes for Iraq/Afghanistan war deaths. The exhibit is to "Open our eyes" to this societal ill of so many of us suffering without health care. Refer to website www.circlevillefriendsworshipgroup.org

Sat. 14 Sep, 2013 6:00 pm - Sun. 15 Sep, 2013 6:00 pm
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"Eyes Wide Open-Healthcare"

"Eyes Wide Open-Healthcare" will be held on the Pickaway County Courthouse Plaza, corner of South Court and Franklin St. Circleville, Ohio 6pm 13 Sept.-6pm 15 Sept. The exhibit is sponsored by the Circleville Quakers and features 360 white crosses and other religious symbols for the 1,650 Ohioans who die yearly because of not having health insurance. The exhibit is named after the Quaker exhibit featuring combat boots and civilian shoes for Iraq/Afghanistan war deaths. The exhibit is to "Open our eyes" to this societal ill of so many of us suffering without health care. Refer to website www.circlevillefriendsworshipgroup.org

Sat. 14 Sep, 2013 6:00 pm - Mon. 16 Sep, 2013 6:00 pm
Every Day until September 14, 2013

The Healthcare Movie

Dayton Metro Library Auditorium,
215 E. Third St.,
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Everyone needs healthcare at one time or another.  Leave partisan hats home – all political stripes should attend.  We need a system that saves money, simplifies government, cuts waste, creates jobs, covers everyone, gives freedom to choose providers and halts medical bankruptcies.

Tue. 17 Sep, 2013 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Healthcare Movie

Dayton Metro Library Auditorium,
215 East Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

 

Everyone needs healthcare at one time or another.  Leave partisan hats home – all political stripes should attend.  We need a system that saves money, simplifies government, cuts waste, creates jobs, covers everyone, gives freedom to choose providers and halts medical bankruptcies.

Mon. 23 Sep, 2013 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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Moral Monday Movement Comes to Ohio

This is a test

Thu. 21 Aug, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fighting for Health Care Justice in the Age of the Affordable Care Act

Laborers Hall - 3250 Euclid Ave - Cleveland OH -
(Enter parking lot from Prospect Ave - Forum takes place in downstairs hall)
FREE Public Forum - Featured Speakers:
Mark Dudzic - National Coordinator, Labor Campaign for Single Payer Health Care
Christopher Ericksen - Recording Secretary, Utility Workers Union of America Local 270
Debbie Silverstein - State Director of Single Payer Action Network Ohio (SPAN Ohio)
Sat. 13 Sep, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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SPAN House Party

Join your neighbors and friends for an open house to learn more about our health care system and what you can do to make it better!

Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served. All are welcome including kids. Plenty of good conversation and a short video will be available.

Saturday, October 11th from 3pm-5pm

Drs. Kathy Lambes and Matt Noordsij-Jones

517 Mclain St

Dayton OH 45403

Sat. 11 Oct, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Moral Movement Ohio

Wear your SPAN t-shirts and bring your signs to advocate for Health Care as a Human Right!

October 15, 2014

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

State Street Entrance to Statehouse

Columbus, OH

Wed. 15 Oct, 2014 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Walk for Health Care for All Ohioans

Health Care For All Ohians WALK.  This fundraiser will be held on Thursday, November 6, 11:00 am to noon, diagonally from  the Athens Courthouse and intersection of Court St. and West Washington St.   Walkers will gather at the bus stop by Fluff Bakery and walk one block, or around the block, as many times as one chooses. The public parking lot is on W. Washington St. behind Bank One and between Court Street and College Street. Supporters who want to hold the "Health Care is a Human Right" banner in front of the Court House or sit on a bench near the banner can show support that way. PLEASE WEAR YOUR RED SPAN T-SHIRT IF YOU HAVE ONE.

Note:  This event replaces the formerly announced Oct 25 event as Public Parking garage is closed that day for Halloween

 

 

Thu. 6 Nov, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Attend the Hearing on our Bill - SB 137

The Insurance Committee of the Ohio Senate has scheduled a hearing on SB 137 (Universal Health Care for All Ohioans) for Tuesday, April 21st at 10:30 a.m. in the South Hearing Room, which is located on the second floor of the Senate Building, Room 231.
As you come up the stairs, turn right.  Turn right at the next hallway and it will be on the left.  PLEASE attend this hearing if you possibly can to show our strong support for this bill.

 

Tue. 21 Apr, 2015 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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SPAN Annual State Conference

Quest Business & Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, OH 43240

(Change of venue due to the unexpected closing of the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Conference Center.)

 

Sat. 2 May, 2015 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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HEALTH CARE JUSTICE WALK

HEALTH CARE IS A HUMAN RIGHT

 

HEALTH CARE JUSTICE WALK

SATURDAY MAY 16

AT 10:00 AM

 

Meet at the Trinity Lutheran Church Community Center, 2031 W.30, Cleveland, a couple blocks from the West Side Market. 

(Across Lorain Ave. from St. Ignatius, behind the Wendy’s.  Parking is available off of W. 29th St., South side of Lorain Ave)

 Join us for a three mile walk.  We will leave the parking lot of the Trinity Lutheran Church Community Center at 10:00 heading East; at Ontario we will turn North walking past Progressive field and the Horseshoe Casino.  We will proceed West at Public Square, across the Detroit Superior Bridge, and South on W 25th and West on Lorain, completing our walk where we began.

Join us even if you cannot walk.  Some supporters will remain at the West Side Market area publicizing our cause.

 

For more information contact Dave Pavlick (216-502-7897)

Sat. 16 May, 2015 10:00 am
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Toast to Your Health

Beer Tasting, Conversation and FUN!

Fundraiser for SPAN Ohio and Health Care for All Ohioans

Savor Pint Craft Beer Garden, 4440 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, OH

Plenty of parking in rear or side of building.

Tickets for $25 include one beer or glass of wine
Free snacks. Additional beer or wine available for purchase.
Buy tickets at the door or contact Bob Krasen (614 261-0754;
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Checks may be made out to SPAN Ohio ; Those made out to HCFAO
may claim a $21.00 tax deduction.
Three 4-packs of select beers will be raffled: $1.00 each or 7 for
$5.00

Sun. 17 May, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Medicare's 50th Birthday Organizing Committee

Join us to plan a huge celebration of Medicare, a program as American as Apple Pie!   We will emphasize PIE:   Protect, Improve and Expand.  All are invited to help make this event spectacular.

Trinity Cathedral

2230 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH  

Wed. 27 May, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cincinnati SPAN Organizing meeting

Are you interested in universal healthcare?   Come and learn more and find out how you can help achieve a health care system that meets human rights standards.

Redtree Gallery

3210 Madison Road

Cincinnati, OH

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Everyone is welcome!

Sun. 28 Jun, 2015 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Remote Area Medical Documentary Showing

At the Neon Theater. 130 East 5th Street, Dayton, OH 45402.

During the healthcare reform debate, the media failed to put a human face on what it means to not have access to healthcare. Over 3 days in April 2012, Remote Area Medical, the pioneers of “no-cost” healthcare clinics, treated nearly 2,000 patients on the infield of Bristol, Tennessee’s massive NASCAR speedway. REMOTE AREA MEDICAL affords us an insider’s perspective on the ebb and flow of the event. It is the extraordinary stories of the patients, desperate for medical attention, that create a lasting impression about the state of modern healthcare in America. A panel discussion will be held after the movie with local physicians and health policy advocates.

Sun. 12 Jul, 2015 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Medicare 50th Birthday Columbus

Press Conference in Ladies Gallery of Statehouse at 10:30 am.  Speakers include Professor Deborah Thorne, Ohio University, Cathy Levine, Executive Director of UHCAN, Norm Wernet, President, Ohio Alliance of Retired Americans and Kurt Bateman, Healthcare for All Ohioans/SPAN Ohio.

Following the press conference there will be a march to Senator Portman's office,   Gather on State Street on public walkway by the Ohio Theater

Thu. 30 Jul, 2015 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Medicare Turns 50 National Day of Action

Lakewood Park - 14532 Lake Ave at the intersection of Lake & Belle Avenues in Lakewood, OH.
Celebration & March to Lakewood Hospital.
Games, music, speakers & more.  All are welcome!
 
(SPAN Ohio is only one of many groups around the country that will be celebrating MEDICARE 's 50th birthday on July 30. For more information go to www.MedicareTurns50.org.)
Thu. 30 Jul, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Medicare's 50th Birthday As American as Apple PIE

When: Thursday, July 30, 5:30 PM
Where: UT Community Care Clinic, 2150 South Byrne,Toledo, OH 43614 (Located at South Byrne and Heatherdowns, Toledo)
Contact: Dennis Slotnick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 419-704-1863

Thu. 30 Jul, 2015 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Health Care Justice March

Washington, DC - In celebration of Medicare's 50th Anniversary!
SPAN Ohio has endorsed this march. We will work on getting a bus from this area.
 
Sat. 1 Aug, 2015
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Medicare for All Would Cut Costs

Medicare for All Would Cut Costs, a talk by Dr. John Ross.

Monday, Aug 17, 7:00 PM

Westshore Unitarian Universalist Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River.

Dr. Ross is an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Toledo and a practicing physician in Toledo.  He is a past president of Physicians for a National Health Program

Mon. 17 Aug, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Cincinnati SPAN Organizing meeting

Cincinnati  SPAN will have an organizational meeting  on Wed. , Aug. 19 from 7:00 – 8:30 P.M. at Sitwell’s Coffee House at 324 Ludlow Ave. in Clifton, adjacent to the  Esquire Theatre.  All are welcome to attend.

Wed. 19 Aug, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Toledo Labor Day Parade and Tabling

Toledo SPAN will be marching in the Labor Day parade on Monday, September 7th and hold a tabling event after the parade.  

Our group will meet at Monroe and St. Clair at 8 am on Monday Morning. The parade lasts a few hours to end after 11 am. Our banner proudly displays "Health Care for All Ohioans" as we march along side the Jobs with Justice, and Move to Amend groups.

All who support Single-Payer health care in Toledo are urged to join in the fun and fanfare.

Contact Dennis Slotnick, Region 2 coordinator for details.

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419-704-1863

Mon. 7 Sep, 2015 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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SPAN Ohio Region 7 Fundraiser

Come out and support us on Monday, November 23rd, as we work behind the bar as guest bartenders at Fifth Street Brewpub slinging pints to raise money for Single Payer Action Network Ohio. We will start at 6pm and will be tapping a specialty beer which they will offer at $1 off pints. So come out and support our guest bartenders raise money in support of our organization: the more people who support them, the bigger donation we will receive. For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/FifthStreetBrewpub?ref=br_tf
 
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Mon. 23 Nov, 2015 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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John Conyers Town Hall Columbus

Friday, December 4, 2015

 

Meet and Greet - 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

 

Program - 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm 

 

Trinity Baptist Church

 

461 Saint Clair Avenue

 

Columbus, Ohio 43203 

 

 

     U.S. Congressman John Conyers is coming to Ohio in conjunction with the Jobs for All National 2015/16 Tour. The Town Hall meetings will feature testimony on the impact of long-term unemployment and poverty on the Columbus community.There will be presentations on job creation, raising the minimum wage, health care and other important issues. The primary goal is to elevate the jobs issue to national prominence.  

 

 

The visit offers a great opportunity for our community.  Rep. Conyers is the    longest serving member of the U.S. Congress, and the first African American to serve in this capacity.  He represents the Detroit, Michigan area and has been a strong voice for progressive ideas including job creation with his introduction of HR 1000 and health care with HR 676. He is also co-chair of the Full Employment Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

Preliminary list of sponsors:

SPAN Ohio (Single Payer Action Network of Ohio);

Dr. Victor M Davis, Trinity Baptist Church;

Organize!Ohio

National Jobs for All Coalition

Fri. 4 Dec, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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John Conyers Town Hall Dayton

John Conyers Town Hall
                            Saturday, December 5th
                            2:00 pm
                            Corinthian Baptist Church
                            700 S James H. McGee Blvd.
                            Dayton, OH   45402
Sat. 5 Dec, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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ANNOUNCING: Northwest Ohio Single-Payer Health Care Event

Each day that passes, more people in Ohio suffer without health care or inadequate health care.  To end this injustice and embarrassment, we are committed to an aggressive 10-year plan to implement Single Payer in Ohio. This will take resources and lots of volunteer commitments but we feel the cause is most worthy of our money and best action.  Please join us in moving this plan forward.

Join the fun, friendship and the good cause! 

HOPS FOR HEALTH CARE

Location:   Black Cloister Brewing Company 619 Monroe Street, Toledo OH  43604 - Located at the corner of Erie street  and Monroe, downtown Toledo, one block West of the Mud Hens stadium. 

Date:  Saturday, January 16th    7 pm   (just in time to wish Dr. John Ross a Happy Birthday!)

Donation $30 buys you a “flight” of beer 

Advanced tickets available

Call Dennis Slotnick, Region 2 Coordinator  419-704-1863  

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For details on Ohio’s single-payer plan, go to www.spanohio.org

Sat. 16 Jan, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fix It Movie Showing

Free showing of Fix it:  Healthcare at the Tipping Point

This is a documentary by a business CEO on why Single Payer would be a boon to business!

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

7:00 pm

Studio 35

3055 Indianola Avenue

Columbus, OH

 

Wed. 20 Jan, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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SPAN Region 4 SW Ohio Planning Meeting

Planning meeting in prep for showing of 'Fix It' documentary. Will show short version.
Wednesday, Jan. 27th, 7PM


Home of Don Rucknagle, One Lytle Place, Apt. 1209, Cincinnati Ohio 45202


Please call for directions


Dee Chavez 513-413-1178 or Don Rucknagle 513-919-0263

Wed. 27 Jan, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Region 4 Meeting -The Health Care Movie

Don Rucknagel's home, One Lytle Place, Apt. 1209. Will show documentary film 'The Health Care Movie'.
Please call Don at 513-919-0263 or Dee at 513-413-1178 for directions and parking instructions.

Wed. 24 Feb, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free showing of FIX IT at UU Church of Akron

Thursday, April 28, 2016

7:30 pm

Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron

3300 Morewood Road

Fairlawn

Fix It is the work of Richard Master, CEO of MCS Industries in Pennsylvania.  Frustrated by double digit increases in healthcare premiums year after year, he set out to find out where they money was going.  He knew it wasn't going into better coverage for his employees.  The more he learned, the more upset he became.  So, he hired a film crew and a director and decided to share his findings and his solution. As Richard Master says, "We can Fix It!"   

Thu. 28 Apr, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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SPAN Annual State Conference

Quest Business & Conference Center,
8405 Pulsar Place,
Columbus, OH 43240
Sat. 30 Apr, 2016 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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HEALTH CARE JUSTICE WALK

HEALTH CARE IS A HUMAN RIGHT
 
HEALTH CARE JUSTICE WALK
 
SATURDAY  MAY 14
AT 10:00 AM
 
 
Meet at the Trinity Lutheran Church Community Center2031 W. 30th St., Cleveland, a couple blocks from the West Side Market. (Across Lorain  Ave. from St. Ignatius, behind the Wendy’s.  Parking is available off of W. 29th St., South side of Lorain Ave)
 

Join us for a three mile walk.  We will leave the parking lot of the Trinity Lutheran Church Community Center at 10:00 heading East; at Ontario we will turn North walking past Progressive field and the Horseshoe Casino.  We will proceed West at Public Square, across the Detroit Superior Bridge, and South on W 25th and West on Lorain, completing our walk where we began.

 

Join us even if you cannot walk.  Some supporters will remain at the West Side Market area publicizing our cause.

 

For more information contact Dave Pavlick (216-502-7897)

                                            
Sat. 14 May, 2016 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Old West End Festival, Toledo, OH, June 4th and 5th

June 4th and 5th - Join SPAN Ohio and march in the parade on June 4th. Staging is at 9am at the Glenwood Elementary School, Toledo.

Help man the literature table at the festival. Tabling is in two-hour shifts from 12pm-2pm, 2pm-4pm and 4pm-6pm on both days.  Take some time to visit the Eyes Wide Open Healthcare display.

Contact Dennis Slotnick for more information: 419-704-1863, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Sat. 4 Jun, 2016 9:00 am - Mon. 6 Jun, 2016 6:00 pm
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Pizza and Healthcare, Athens, OH

SPAN Ohio and Della Zona Pizza in Athens, Ohio are joining forces to bring awareness of SPAN's efforts to create a health care system that meets human rights standards and also raise a little money for the cause.  If you're in the Athens area on Friday, June 10th, enjoy pizza and friendships with the gang:

Della Zona Pizza

270 E. State Street

Athens, OH

Cost:  $28, $20 goes to SPAN Ohio

RSVP required:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by June 8th.

Fri. 10 Jun, 2016 12:00 am - Sat. 11 Jun, 2016 1:00 am
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Region 7 tabling activities, Dayton & Yellow Springs, OH

Help region 7 table at the African Americans Wellness Walk at Riverscape metro park in Dayton (8:00 a.m.- noon) or the Yellow Springs street fair (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m).   For more information, call Matt Noordsij-Jones at 937-321-8698 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sat. 11 Jun, 2016 8:00 am - Sun. 12 Jun, 2016 5:00 pm
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AFL-CIO Labor Day Picnic - Cincinnati

Members of SPAN Region 4 will have a booth at the AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic at Coney Island Park in Cincinnati on Monday, September 5th. Come join us or stop by our booth!

 

Mon. 5 Sep, 2016
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Yellow Springs Street Fair

Join us as we talk with Ohioans about health care for all! We will have a vendor table and will collect letters to bring to our representatives as well as educate everyone about the urgent need for reform of our healthcare system with single payer. All our welcome to help. Please find us in our red "Heatth Care is a Human Right" tshirts.

Sat. 8 Oct, 2016 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Region 4 SPAN Meeting

Region 4 SPAN Ohio (southwest Ohio) will meet on Wednesday, Oct 26th, 7-9PM at First Unitarian Church, 535 Linton St. (corner of Reading and Linton) in Cincinnati. Everyone welcome!

Wed. 26 Oct, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Now is the Time-Healthcare for Everybody

Special Screening of the new movie from the producers of The Healthcare Movie.
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY College of Medicine
Room 112 Meiling Hall
370 W 9th Ave
Columbus OH 43210
Sponsored by the OSU Chapter of Students for a National Health Program (SNaHP), SPAN Ohio and DUH
Wed. 16 Nov, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Now is the Time-Healthcare for Everybody

Special screening of the new movie from the producers of The Healthcare Movie. 

CEDAR LEE THEATRE
2163 Lee Rd
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
 
Co-sponsored by SPAN Ohio and DUH (Demonstration/Drive/Demand for Universal Healthcare) 

Space is limited, so please reserve your seat now at EVENTBRITE.

 

6:30 PM  There will be a rally near the Cedar Lee Theater to oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).  This agreement has been put on hold during the election season, but President Obama and Republican leaders support these trade bills.  President Obama has stated that he will try to get it passed during the lame duck session of congress, despite the opposition to it by both presidential candidates as well as large sections of the American people.  This is part of National Action Days to Stop TPP.
 
    The TPP  is more than a trade agreement.  It would also govern environmental, consumer, and internet rules, among others.   It would affect health care by extending drug monopolies, and could override governmental intervention into health care.    Doctors Without Borders calls it "a Bad Deal for Medicine."
 
    Speakers at the rally include
  • Michelle Mahon, RN, Organizer for National Nurses Union
  • Beverly Charles, aide to Congresswoman Marcia. Fudge
  • Harriet Applegate, executive director of the North Shore AFL-CIO
Thu. 17 Nov, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join Us for a Movie and Discussion of Two Important Issues

Join Us to be Active on two Important Issues: 
Universal Health Care and Breaking up the Big Banks

 
Who:   A collaboration between Our Revolution in Northwest Ohio and SPAN Ohio.
What:  View movie and hear from the experts
When:  Wednesday, November 30th   6 pm - 8 pm
Where:  Holland Public Library
            1032 South McCord
            Holland, Ohio 43528
 
Free and open to the public
 
Directions:  From north take route 23 and 475 south to Airport Highway route 2, turn right, go 1/2 mile to McCord then north 1/2 mile to the library.  From the south, take route 23, 475 north to Airport Highway Route 2, turn left and go to McCord Road.

Wed. 30 Nov, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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FIXIT Healthcare Movie & Discussion

Location: DaytonMetro Library Vandalia Branch Community Room   Fix It is a documentary that goes deeply into the heart of the current healthcarecrisis. Despite recent reforms, Americans remain vulnerable to economiccatastrophe with a serious illness or injury – the insured and uninsured alike.Many families are forced to make the horrible choice betweenneeded drugs or treatment and food.America’s healthcare providers are saddled with a huge administrative burdenwhile trying to focus on patient care.Fix It provides a solution to America’s runway healthcare costs.That solution is a single-payer system.

Mon. 19 Dec, 2016 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Cleveland SPAN presents Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point

Lakewood Public Library,
15425 Detroit Ave,
Lakewood, OH
 

Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point

...a powerful new documentary that reaches across the political and ideological divide to expand support for major healthcare reform.

The film was two years in the making, with more than forty voices advocating for reform, including: activists, health policy experts, economists, physicians, nurses, patients, business and labor leaders.

     This documentary takes an in-depth look into how our dysfunctional health care system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians and negatively impacting on the nation's health, while remaining unaffordable for a third of our citizens.

 

Mon. 20 Feb, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Health Care Movie - Free Screening

Documentary film 'The Health Care Movie' will be shown on Tues., Feb. 28th at 7:30PM followed by discussion. Location: Hammond North Condos, 5300 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati.

RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tue. 28 Feb, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cleveland SPAN presents Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point

Cleveland Heights Public Library,
2345 Lee Road,
Cleveland Heights, OH
(coffee at 6:30 PM)
 

Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point

...a powerful new documentary that reaches across the political and ideological divide to expand support for major healthcare reform.

The film was two years in the making, with more than forty voices advocating for reform, including: activists, health policy experts, economists, physicians, nurses, patients, business and labor leaders.

     This documentary takes an in-depth look into how our dysfunctional health care system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians and negatively impacting on the nation's health, while remaining unaffordable for a third of our citizens.

 
Mon. 13 Mar, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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SPAN fundraiser at Fifth Street Brewpub

. Come have a drink and support SPAN. SPAN members will be guest bartending at Fifth Street Brewpub. The brewpub will donate a portion of the proceeds for the night to SPAN! Come relax, have a drink and/or dinner, and join us for a great cause. The brewpub is at 1600 E Fifth St, Dayton OH 45403 and the event is from 6pm to 9pm on Monday March 20th. The facebook event for this is here.

Mon. 20 Mar, 2017 1:00 am - 4:00 am
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Health Care Rally - Toledo

 
Taking Action for Health Care Justice!
 
Thursday, March 23, 2017
 
Time: 5:30 to 7 pm
 
Location: 420 Madison Ave, Toledo, Ohio
 
Everyone frustrated with the American Health Care Act is invited to the Rally.
Let Senator Rob Portman know how you feel!
We will have inspiring speeches, cheers and jeers, and call for actions.
 Bring home-made signs.
 Find out about the alternative health care systems that has been proven to cover everyone at half the cost. Universal Health Care is Medicare Expansion and Improvement.
 Find your voice for a Health Care Rally. Learn, shout, and become active in our democracy!!
 Letters and post card to sign, training and sign-ups for personal visits with your Representatives and Senators.
Elected officials invited. 
Thu. 23 Mar, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Embracing Justice & Peace Event

Grace United Church of Christ, 3285 Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Norton, OH 44203.

Social hour at 7:00 and Program at 7:30. Topic:: Single-Payer vs Trump care. We'll be vewing "Fix It," a short video produced by a principled business owner seeking answers as to why health insurance is so expensive, followed by
discussion of the current health care situation and the 
proposals for reform coming out of Congress.  

Tue. 28 Mar, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Town Hall Meeting on Health Care Part 2

Town Hall Meeting on Health Care Part 2
  
Our Revolution in NW Ohio combines forces again with SPAN OHIO on the same day that Healthcare-NOW, PNHP, PDA, NNU* are calling for a National Day of Action for Improved Medicare for All!
 
April 8, 2017 3:30-5:15 pm 
 
Maumee Public Library, 501 River Road, Maumee Ohio
 
 Public invited. Refreshments provided. Elected officials invited.
 
Informational sessions on pro's and con's of different health care systems
 Open discussion with Public policy experts
 Question and Answer session with elected officials.
 
Allied Groups partipating.
  
Tips and techniques for building your democracy skills. Sign Petitions, write letters, make phone calls train for talking with legislators.
 
 Cosponsored by: SPAN Ohio (spanohio.org) and Our Revolution in Northwest Ohio 
Contact : Dennis Slotnick 419-704-1863
 
 * Health-NOW (Healthnow.org) - a national organization for single-payer health care.
   PNHP is Physicians for National Health Program (PNHP.org)
   NNU is National Nurses United (Nationalnursesunited.org)
   PDA is progressive Democrats of America (PDA.org)
Sat. 8 Apr, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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  • Health Care Rally - Toledo Thu. 23 Mar, 2017 (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)   Taking Action for Health Care Justice!   Thursday, March 23, 2017   Time: 5:30 to 7 pm   Loc...
  • Cleveland SPAN Planning Meeting Mon. 27 Mar, 2017 6:00 pm Agenda: Reports  and updates.  Discussion of current situation for health care advocates; plans for upcoming act...
  • Embracing Justice & Peace Event Tue. 28 Mar, 2017 (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) Grace United Church of Christ, 3285 Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Norton, OH 44203. Social hour at 7:00 and Program at 7:30. ...
  • Town Hall Meeting on Health Care... Sat. 8 Apr, 2017 (3:30 pm - 5:15 pm) Town Hall Meeting on Health Care Part 2    Our Revolution in NW Ohio combines forces again with SPAN OHIO ...
  • SPAN Annual State Conference Sat. 29 Apr, 2017 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm) Quest Business & Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, OH 43240
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