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Delane Edwards, activities director for Fayetteville’s Bailey Manor, stands behind the purple flower pot chairs that will be awarded to those who purchase the winning tickets. Proceeds from the tickets will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

‘Operation Beard Off’ aids Alzheimer’s Association

Posted on April 16, 2015 at 5:49 am

“Operation Beard Off”, a fundraising effort on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association, is underway at Bailey Manor, a facility specializing in care for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. Fayetteville, Manchester and Winchester Bailey Manor facilities are competing to see who raises the most money for the Alzheimer’s Association. The winning facility has the honor of shaving the hair and beard off Anthony Henley, the maintenance director. Fayetteville’s facility is selling chances

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  • St. Thomas aims to cut waste, up quality

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    As the Saint Thomas Health interim management team continues the transition with Lincoln County Health System, Saint Thomas officials are analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of the system and are looking for ways to improve some processes. An effective process that has been in use for the past several months is the “Lean” system which emphasizes reducing waste and improving quality and system processes, along with making care more efficient.

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  • Dr. Constantine visits

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:44 pm

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    Cardiologist and author Dr. Arthur E. Constantine visited Riverside Christian Academy where he gave a free physical and spiritual heart health seminar, sharing insights between the two. Copies of his new book, “It’s Always the Heart”, were also available.  Dr. Constantine is a cardiologist practicing with the Heart Group at St. Thomas Heart.

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  • April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Posted on April 6, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    Junior’s House, Inc., first opened its doors in 20003 in honor of a special little boy named Junior, who tragically died as the result of child abuse. Every day in our country, 1,900 children are abused. Child abuse continues to be prevalent in our society with one in 10 children being sexually abused before they turn 18 years old. “We hope you will join us on May 14 at Stonebridge

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  • Hospice volunteers needed

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    Lincoln Medical Home Health & Hospice is looking for Hospice Volunteers. Volunteers come from all walks of life – they are homemakers, professionals, retirees, business owners and even disabled individuals. They make time to give of themselves to help others. Here are a few things hospice volunteers do to provide support to families: make phone calls, cook a meal, share a smile, stuff envelopes, file paperwork, read a book, pick

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  • Relay For Life set May 2

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    Relay for Life

    The 2015 Relay For Life! will be held Saturday, May 2, from noon until 12 midnight at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. The survivor banquet will be held prior to the event at 11 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies. This year’s theme is “Lincoln County Strong”. There will be great food, fun activities including a kiss the pig contest, live music and deejays, special ceremonies and recognition. Everyone is invited to

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  • LCHS Foundation eyes mini-ambulance

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 10:27 am

    The Lincoln County Health System Foundation will concentrate all fundraising efforts this year on the purchase of a mini-ambulance, much like the one pictured above, for the Lincoln Medical Center EMS. The mini-ambulance will be used at large scale events like the Fair and Host of Christmas Past, where standard ambulances cannot always reach the patient quickly due to crowds.

    Proceeds from Boston Butt Sale in May to aid effort The Lincoln County Health System Foundation will concentrate all fundraising efforts this year on the purchase of a mini-ambulance for the Lincoln Medical Center EMS. This will be an off road vehicle that will be used for events and special rescue situations. “Each year the foundation chooses an item to focus all their fundraising goals around,” explained Debbie Pruitt, Foundation

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