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Posted March 10, 2016

SANTA ROSA de COPAN, Honduras - My wife Robyn and I got off the bus early Saturday (Feb. 20) evening at the Hotel Elvir with the rest of the February team for Central American Medical Outreach. Hotel staff, many of whom we already knew well from our previous trips, greeted us...

Posted March 10, 2016

ORRVILLE, Ohio - Fifty area professionals returned Sunday from Honduras after one week of serving with Central American Medical Outreach. Each February and October, CAMO orchestrates an all-star team of American medical, dental and other service professionals who choose to use...

Posted January 21, 2016

ORRVILLE, Ohio - Central American Medical Outreach received a $5,100 grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation to fund a tow motor with a side shifter attachment fork.

Each year, CAMO provides more than 140,000 life-saving services to impoverished people in Central...

Posted September 03, 2015

WOOSTER, Ohio - The night was filled with live Latin Jazz music, Latin-inspired food, a bartending competition and live and silent auctions. Nearly 200 people attended the Salsa Sizzle on Aug. 22, which raised about $32,000. Proceeds benefit the...

Posted August 19, 2015

WOOSTER, Ohio - Do you like authentic cuisine? Dancing? Raffle prizes?

If you do, plan to stop by the Salsa Sizzle being sponsored by Central American Medical Outreach at the Wooster Inn Patio, 801 E. Wayne Ave., on Saturday, 6-11 p.m.

The...

Posted July 13, 2015

WOOSTER, Ohio - Howard Wenger (left), HJ Wenger, Jeff Wenger and Rocky Wenger, members of Team Wenger, won the Central American Medical Outreach's 10th annual golf scramble at The Pines Golf Course on June 20, 2015. The event, which had 86 golfers, raised...

Posted September 04, 2014

CANTON, Ohio - A partnership between nurses in Canton and Honduras could save lives in Central America.

The Aultman College of Nursing is teaming with Orrville-based nonprofit Central American Medical Outreach to improve health care in Honduras.

Earlier this summer...

Posted March 16, 2014

Special to The Daily Record

SANTA ROSA de COPAN, Honduras - The damaged vehicle lays on its side, its victim trapped inside. A swarm of EMS and paramedics surround the car, doing their best to sum up the situation quickly.

"(The) mechanism of injury (in a...

Posted March 06, 2014

SANTA ROSA de COPAN, Honduras - Because the dental team has portable equipment, we travel near and far while in Honduras on behalf of Central American Medical Outreach.

We can be on the road for anywhere from 30 minutes to 21⁄2 hours, and we end up in some pretty rustic...