7-14-2010

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BLUEGRASS IN THE PARK

 

Bond County Habitat for Humanity will present the 5th annual Bluegrass in the Park this Saturday July 17th. Russell Rench spoke to WGEL about the activities. “Proceeds will benefit the Bond County Habitat for Humanity. We will have a acoustic music jam all afternoon. Stage show will be from 4pm until dark and we have four bands scheduled such as Big Spike Hammer, Red Haired Boys, Mikayla Roach, and the Wildflower Conspiracy.” The Bluegrass in the park even is free and will be at Patriot’s Park. Remember to bring lawn chairs or blankets, and food and beverages will be available.


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POCAHONTAS CELEBRATION ENDED THIS PAST WEEKEND

 

The big three day celebration in Pocahontas ended this past weekend. The village celebrated its 175th anniversary and the Pocahontas-Old Ripley Fire Department celebrated 150 years. Sue Kovach was one of the many people who helped to coordinate this event and says “Everyone had a great time at our joint celebration. It was sponsored by the Village of Pocahontas and the Pocahontas old Ripley Fire Department. We had a large attendance of people enjoying the antique tractors, carnival rides, and great food. The grand finale was the awesome fireworks. We would like to thank all the people who came to help us celebrate and all the people who helped put the celebration together.” The fireworks display was enjoyed by all with a rousing ovation afterwards.

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GRH RECEIVES PERFECT SCORE IN ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT

 

Greenville Regional Hospital recently received a perfect score on their Advanced Cardiac Life Support Program Certification. This certification is required for all physicians and nurses at Greenville Regional Hospital that work in the hospital’s Care Center, Family Birth Center, Behavioral Health Unit, paramedics and surgery departments. The staff must recertify every 2 years. The Hospital has implemented this program since 1995 and according to Greenville Regional Hospital Emergency Services Manager, Misty Ulmer, This allows us to provide advanced life support on-site when an ambulance is dispatched to the scene”. For more information contact the hospital at 664-1230.

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BCMW SUMMER COOLING PROGRAM

 

BCMW Community Services will start setting up appointments for the summer cooling program. Appointments cannot be made before Monday, July 19th. The program is targeted to “at-risk” households, seniors age 60 and older, households that contain children 36 months of age or younger, people receiving Social Security Disability or SSI, and those with a medical condition. Documentation for a medical condition must be from a physician with their letter head and dated the last 90 days, stating that the medical condition would be aggravated by extreme heat. Eligibility is also determined my proof of income. For more information about eligibility or answers to questions, call the main office at 532-7388.


OBITUARIES

DORIS DANNAMAN

 

Doris Drake Dannaman, age 72 from south of Greenville passed away Sunday, July 11th at St. Luke’s Hospital. Funeral services for 72 year old Doris Dannaman will be held at 10AM Friday the 16th at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4-8PM Thursday with a prayer service at 7PM.  Memorials may be made to the family.   


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