Vol. XLVII No. 9
September 30, 2011
Keeping Central State Hospital Employees Informed, Educated, and Motivated
Sailing into Retirement
Page 7- 8
Open Enrollment &
Honored Retirees pictured above
Page 9 There are many seasons in wonderful musical selection to say a few words about
Employee life and a new season has just by GCSU Music Therapy in- their time here and Central
Appreciation Day begun for CSH retirees. terns Chandler Moore, Tris- State Hospital.
tam Grimes, and Scott Polito.
Page 10 That was the theme at the Although the guests were
EAD T-Shirt Order Central State Hospital Quar- Guest speaker, Richard from different areas of the
Form terly Retirement Luncheon, Joslyn, of the GCSU Natural hospital, their stories of
sponsored by the CSH Foun- History Musem, spoke about friendship and love for their
dation. the many programs and arti- work were the same.
facts at the museum and how
The luncheon was held on to get involved. Each retiree was presented
Wednesday September 14, with a certificate of gratitude
Page 13 2011 in the CSH Fellowship The retirees’ supervisors and a commemorative statue.
Fall Service Hall. spoke about all of the mag-
nificent works that they had Congratulations to all of the
Page 14 The honored retirees were done in their time at Central retirees and enjoy your retire-
Sales Spot treated to a delicious lunch State Hospital. Then the re- ment.
provided by BEPFS and a tirees themselves were able
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THANK YOU PLEASE REMEMBER
Safety/Environmental Health-Housekeeping Serv-
During his passing maybe you sent a card, gave flowers, ices would like for you to keep the following em-
cooked food, gave us a meaningful phone call, or just said a ployees in your thoughts and prayers as they
silent prayer for our family; whatever you did was and will al- recuperate from their hospitalization/surgery/sick-
ways be greatly appreciated. We the family of Mr. Sammie L. ness: Ms. Lillie Jordan, Housekeeping Director,
Justice wanted to let you all have our sincere “Thank You”. Mr. Clinton Simmons, Housekeeper-Cook; Ms.
Mary Pinkston, Housekeeper-Cook and Ms. Linda
Blessings to All, Hill, Housekeeper-Boone-CNC.
submitted by The Justice Family
We miss each employee very much and wish them
a speedy recovery. We would also like to send
love, hugs and our most sincere-heartfelt condo-
lences to Ms. Sonya Barnes, Housekeeper-Central,
due to the recent loss of her beloved Mother, Ms.
Annie Ruth Holloway.
Happy Birthday to all the following Safety-Environmental
Health employees who recently celebrated their birthdays:
August Birthdays: Ralph Goddard, Jr., Sharon N. Holsey, Diane
Jackson, Prentavious L. Jones, Travis L. Pounds, Victor Tucker,
Pamela S. Veal, Randall Williams and Kenneth Youngblood, Jr.
September Birthdays: Rodney G. Archebelle, Denecal D. Beal, Kelvin Sanders
Nequanna M. Grant, Carol C. Harper, Johnny Harris, Jr., Jean-
ice Ingram, Johnnie Mae Jackson, Christopher M. Jordan, Mary
Ann Pearson, Durward N. Radice, Inez Sanford, Chad S. Shin-
Have an Announcement?
holster and Josh B. Steele, Jr.
Send it to: KariBrown@dhr.state.ga.us or Kari Brown, Powell Building
G o ne b u t no t F o rg o t t e n
Let’s take a moment to remember members of the Central State Hospital family that are no longer with us.
H a ze l G r a n ad e R ub y H a v i o r
M a rt h a F o u n t ai n
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Flu Shots will be available to all CSH Members:
Employees and Retirees beginning:
We will be conducting system
Monday, October 3, 2011. maintenance on the Wellness Cen-
ter computer database over the next
Flu shots will be available in Occupational Health
All members MUST stop by the
(Yarb. 1st Floor) during our regular business hours, O.H.I.S. Office (Yarb. 1st Floor)
Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM between August 1, 2011 and Octo-
(closed 12 PM – 1 PM for lunch). ber 31, 2011 to update their mem-
We will also be out and about on campus on various days during
This includes current employees
the month of October. Be on the look out for flyers in your work and retirees. When you stop by
area for specific dates and times. you must have your Wellness Cen-
ter Access Card and a picture ID.
If you have any questions about flu shots, please contact the
Current employees must show their
Occupational Health Office at 445-4038. CSH Employee ID and Retirees
must bring a valid picture ID. All
As an added bonus this year, all employees that receive members will be required to fill out
updated membership forms.
their flu shot during the month of October will be
entered into a drawing for a Gift Basket!!! The O.H.I.S. Office is open Mon-
day - Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM
Get your vaccine soon so you can get your name in the hat for the (closed 12 - 1 for lunch).
prize drawing. Only employees that are vaccinated during the Members can stop by during
month of October will be eligible for the first drawing. O.H.I.S. Business Hours to update
(Additional drawings may follow details to be announced.) and verify information.
If you are a current member and
have questions about the system
maintenance, please contact us at
Any member that does not report
by the deadline (October 31st) to
update and verify their information
will be removed from the access
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Saftey/Environmental Services Promotion
Submitted by: Vickie Wheeler, Safety/Environmental Services
Congratulations to Mr. K. C. Williams GA War Veterans Home and Geor-
on his recent promotion to Housekeep- gia Pacific. He was born and
ing Team Leader. Mr. Williams will be raised in Hancock County and
working in Forensic Services under the graduated from Hancock Central
direction of Ms. Debra Rouse, House- High School. After graduating, he
keeping Manager. He previously moved to New Jersey for a short
worked in the Craig Center under the period of time, and then, relocated
supervision of Ms. Geraldine Adside, to Atlanta before settling back
Housekeeping Manager and Ms. Jurley home.
Russell, Housekeeping Team Leader.
Ms. Williams has an adventure-
Mr. Williams is very excited about his some backbone which is demon-
new role and looks forward to all the strated in his love for the following
new challenges as a Team Leader. He sports: horseback riding, drag rac-
is described by his supervisor and co- ing, 4-wheeler riding, fishing,
workers as being very amicable, good- hunting. He is an avid outdoors-
hearted, kind, and dependable and gets man, loves wildlife, and spending
along well with co-workers and his su- time with his family participating
pervisory staff. in outside activities. mental Health family wishes you well
and much success in your new capacity
Mr. Williams previously held jobs with Mr. Williams, your Safety-Environ- as a Housekeeping Team Leader.
Let’s take a moment to recognize these
Outstanding CSH employees:
DDS Forensics Len Toulson Felicia Moss
Marcus Finney Jacquelyn Smith
Adolphus Justice Julia Okonkwo
Mark Simpson Laquidra Moss
Barbara Thomas Chandra Wells
Patrick Smith Larryssa Kitchens
Brenda Cleveland Charles Teemer
Calvin Phelps Gary Johnson
Carolyn Hill Marliz Tolentino Safety/ Shorne Robinson
Cynthia Lewis Rhonda Green Environmental
Darlene Moore Towanda Jackson,
Glenn Abbey Health OIT
Laura Russell Central Care Eddie Lowe Susan Tedders
Michael Screws Mary Ann Pearson
Niquata Hurt Materials
Shandrece Parham Financial Services Management
Robert Ann Spikes Deane Bass
Ron Huff Carlton Freeman
Plant Operations Tamiko Horne
Sermetrice Havior Melvin Ross
Sharon Laughlin Chadwick Wilson Michael Hightower
Shurling Barnes Joe Summerour ISPE/HIM Ted Nease
Tyisha Davis Julia Armstrong Clarice Todd
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Rubbin Powell & Franklin Rhodes
On September 16, 2011, two CSH Police Officers were promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
Congratulations to Sgt. Rubbin Powell and Sgt. Franklin Rhodes for your accomplishments.
Pictured above Sgt. Powell (left) and Sgt. Rhodes (right) receive their Sergeant bars.
Happy Birthday & Happy Birth Day
Anniversary Ms. Elnora Brown
Submitted by: Vickie Wheeler, Safety/Environmental Health
On August 5, 2011, Ms. El-
nora Brown, Laundry Direc-
tor, was surprised with a
birthday luncheon bright-
ened by the colors of sum-
mer, which included
beautiful sky-blue flower
arrangements and the calm-
ing effect of sand and
She enjoyed a delicious
Health Administrative chefs.
meal of grilled chicken
wings, ribs, sausage, red
The room was filled with
Mr. Michael Brown (above left) celebrated his 51st birth- hots with side orders of
laughter and smiles as her
day on September 19, 2011. baked beans, cole slaw,
co-workers managed to pull
tossed salad, corn-on-the-
off the coupe-of-the-day by
Mr. Brown also celebrated his 15th wedding anniversary cob, fresh lemonade and
actually surprising her.
to Ms. Hazel Brown on September 15, 2011. lemon cupcakes.
Happy Birthday Ms. Elnora,
Congratulations to Mr. Michael Brown for celebrating All items were prepared by
and we wish you many,
two milestones in his life. her Safety-Environmental
CSH Faithful Service Ceremony
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Central State Hospital honored 63 employees who have Connie R Huff, Josephine Hunt, Emlyn L. Ingram, Wytina
contributed more than 20 years of service, during the an- Jackson, Daphne H Johnson, Sarah Jones, Sharon J Lati-
nual Faithful Service Ceremony on Wednesday August 31, more, Eugene Lewis, Roland E McMullen, Karen P Parker,
2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths. Cordelia O Poe, Kim C Purvis, Maxine A Reaves, Dorothy
Jane Reese, Linda Roberson, Shorne Yvette Robinson,
The ceremony, sponsored by the Central State Hospital Debra A Seals, Angela J Smith, Jacob W Tharpe Jr, Clarice
Foundation, celebrated and honored employees with 20, 25, Laverne Todd, Janice Lynell Watkins, Evita J Willis,
30, and 34 years of service to the hospital and the state of
Georgia. This year’s ceremony featured musical entertain- 30 Years of Service: Clara D Ford, Larry Foston, Betty J
ment by CSH music therapy interns Chandler Moore, Tris- Gardner, Darrel Steve Jones, Becky R. Lawrence, Ann
tan Grimes, and Scott Polito and remarks from special guest S.McKinley, Scott D Monroe, Earl D Ray III, Claud Robert-
speaker, Rhian Sharp, Director of Human Resources, for son, Delois Anita Warren, Ruby J Youngblood,
the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental
Disabilities. 34 plus Years of Service: Maggie Brisco, Mary Lou Hauser,
Deborah Green Eason, Ross D. Cooper
Employees that were honored:
Hospital RHA Dr. Larry Latham presented each employee
20 years of Service: Diane Glenn, Minnie D Hall, Joanette with a certificate of gratitude and employees with 25 years
Harden, Eddie L Hartry, Bryant Lamar Hitchcock, Linda of service or more also received a special lapel pin.
Gail Jones, Barbara A Lewis, Pamela Marie McClin, Julie
V.Sanders, Linda D Sanders, Brenda Sue Waller, After the ceremony, employees were invited downstairs to
the Fellowship Hall for refreshments and fellowship.
25 Years of Service: Sarah Frances Adams, Brenda J Allen,
Elaine Bell, Brenda M Boddie, Glenda K Brown, Pearline Thank all of you invaluable employees. We could not be
Chatman, Belinda Christensen, Margaret L. Daniel, Vivian such a great facility without you.
Diann Dennis, Carlton Freeman, Michael D Hightower,
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2012 Annual Enrollment Reminder Submitted by: Jeri Ford, Human Resources
In preparation of the upcoming 2012 Annual Enrollment
period for flexible benefits, please ensure that you can log
in to the GaBreeze website at www.gabreeze.ga.gov. If
you experience difficulty accessing your account or prob-
lems with your User ID or password, you may need to
have them reset.
Forgot Your User ID or Password?
Click on the appropriate links on the Login page – either
“I Forgot My User ID” or “I Forgot My Password”. You
will then be asked personal identifying information, which
is your SSN and Birth Date. Once you enter this informa-
tion, then you will be asked a few of the security questions
which you entered when you first registered on the Update
GaBreeze website. Your
If you previously entered an email address on the Open and
GaBreeze website, you will receive a new temporary pass- Password
word sent via email usually within 15 minutes. If there is
no email address on file, the password reset will be sent October 11- Enrollment
through regular mail to your home address. November 10
Need Help? Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
If you need help accessing your account, you can call the You’ll need to provide your name, date of birth, last four
CSH Benefits Fair:
GaBreeze Benefits Center toll-free at 1-877-3GBreez (1- digits of your Social Security Number and your ZIP code
877-342-7339). Representatives are available to assist you to access your Flexible Benefits information.
October 24, 2011
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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October 11-November 10
Plan Information and Changes
Annual Open Enrollment Pe- · All employees will experience New Wellness HRA, HMO and fax form will be available to
riod for the 2012 Plan Year will an increase in premiums. HDHP Options. These new download on January 1, 2012
begin on Tuesday, October 11 plans will help members and at www.myshbp.ga.gov. If the
and end on Thursday, Novem- · A Spousal Surcharge Audit their spouses (if covered) to be- SHBP member or spouse does
ber 10, 2011. will be required for members come more actively engaged in not complete the health screen-
who cover their spouse but are developing healthy behaviors ing or obtain the biometric
This year, we are happy to an- not paying the Spousal Sur- as a way of life. Under these screening by this date, the
nounce that employees will go charge. Documentation and/or plans, the member will com- SHBP member and spouse will
to www.myshbp.ga.gov to ob- an affidavit from the spouse’s plete a Wellness Promise to: not be able to enroll in the
tain plan information found in employer verifying the spouse Wellness options the following
the Active Decision Guide, an- is not eligible for health insur- · Complete an online health as- Plan Year.
swer any surcharge questions ance will be required to be sub- sessment through CIGNA or
and make their health plan mitted to SHBP. United Healthcare (UHC) New Standard HRA, HMO and
election. Employees will also HDHP Options. Covered serv-
be able to go to this site after · SHBP will cover certain pre- · Obtain an annual biometric ices under these plans are the
Open Enrollment closes to scription tobacco cessation screening that includes Body same as under the Wellness
view the election they made for medications. To find out how Mass Index, Blood Pressure, Plans.
the 2012 Plan Year. There are to qualify, employees should Blood Glucose and Cholesterol
new Plan Options, including contact CIGNA or United during each year of enrollment Under these plans, members
options specific to wellness, HealthCare for specific details. in the Wellness options. do not have to make a Wellness
which will be offered, so please Promise or obtain and submit
read this memo carefully. · Active employees will have · The SHBP member will make biometrics to SHBP.
until December 31, 2011 to no- this promise for himself/herself
Like other states, we in Geor- tify SHBP of any error made (and on behalf of a spouse if ·Members who elect not to
gia face a number of fiscal and when making their health elec- covered) during the election for make the Wellness Promise
regulatory challenges that have tion for the 2012 Plan Year. the 2012 Plan Year. In return will pay higher premiums and
had an impact on our State for the Promise, the member higher out-of-pocket expenses
Health Benefit Plan. We are · Bariatric (weight loss) surgery will pay lower premiums and through co-payments, coinsur-
committed to finding innova- will no longer be covered have lower out-of-pocket costs ance, deductibles and out-of
tive solutions to address these through co-payments, coinsur- pocket maximums.
challenges in a way that keeps · HRA prescription drug cover- ance, deductible and out-of-
premiums down, preserves the age will change to a 3-tier pocket maximums. These new plans mean that
fiscal integrity of the plan for structure with a minimum and members will have 6 options to
the future, promotes the health maximum co-insurance · Employees may take the on- choose from under CIGNA and
and wellness of our members amount. Also you may pur- line Health Assessment be- UnitedHealthcare: Wellness
and offers SHBP members a chase your prescription drugs tween January 1 and June 30, HRA, HMO, HDHP Options
choice. You will see that this by paying the minimum or 2012 and receive their biomet- and Standard HRA, HMO and
year we have made a number maximum amount even if in rics at a SHBP-sponsored HDHP Options. Also, covered
of changes consistent with this the deductible phase. You may worksite or by their in-network employees who take no action
approach. still use HRA dollars to pay for physician. The physician must during Open Enrollment will
your prescription drugs, but the complete the “physician ‘rollover’ to the standard op-
Some of these changes in- coinsurance will no longer screening form” and fax this tion with the same vendor and
clude: apply to the deductible and out- form to CIGNA or UHC by surcharges will be applied.
of-pocket maximum. June 30, 2012. The physician
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CSH Employee Appreciation Day/
Jam Fest Announcements:
Get your lawn chairs and picnic blankets and join us in
the Pecan Grove for a day of fun and entertainment.
Fest is looking
October 5, 2011
October 26, 2011 2:00 p.m.
Pecan Grove Auditorium
11:00 am - 4:00 pm ** For more information please
contact Kari Brown at 4878**
50/50 Tickets On Sale Now!
$1 each or 6 for $5
Win 1/2 the Money Raised!!!!!
See a member of Employee Recognition Tea for tickets.
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Evacuation Site Preparation Submitted by: Vickie Wheeler, Safety/Environmental Services
In preparation for tropical storm Emily,
the following hard-working and dedi-
cated Safety-Environmental Health
Housekeeping employees assisted with
moving client-care beds, exam tables,
mattresses, desks and filing cabinets
from our previous evacuation site lo-
cation in the Freeman Building to the
east side of the Allen Building:
Housekeeping Manager-Brenda An-
drews; Team Leaders-Kimberly Boyer,
Paula Milner, Kimberly Boyer, K. C.
Williams and Julius Roberson; House-
keepers-Triston Brown, Patrick Ford,
Larry Foston, Annie Jackson, Johnnie
Mae Jackson, David Lee, Derek
Paschal, Betty Primas, Lula Ross, Eliz-
abeth Strange, Victor Tucker, Pamela ees were pulled from other areas in Health worked with Procurement in
Veal, Betty Warren, Bernice White, order to meet the deadline. Male casing our active phone lines and
Rhonda Wimberly, Leonard Heath, housekeeping staff assisted with the hookups. Plant Operations made nu-
Fredrico Roberson, Kent Bly, Patrician hard-manual labor of moving heavy merous repairs throughout the building
Collier, Cassy Mize, Elizabeth Peter- furniture, and our dedicated female and made keys for all incoming Savan-
son, Katrail Scott, Josh Steele, Nettie housekeeping staff worked diligently nah administrative and support staff.
Swint, Kenneth Youngblood, Dana with the clean-up process. Laundry Services contacted our linen
Adams, Randall Williams, Shonderrick vendor so extra linen would be pro-
Baker, Johnny Harris, Marcus Horne, This project was a group effort cam- vided for the incoming clients.
William Pettis and Grady Clements. pus-wide in order to facilitate and ab-
sorb the movement of Savannah clients Savannah activated Stage I of their
Outsourcing the endeavor was out of and staff, if needed. Nursing Adminis- Emergency Operations Plan, but fortu-
CSH Credit Union
the question, due to the urgency of the tration provided crash carts. Sanita- nately and thankfully, tropical storm
need; therefore, housekeeping employ- tion-Pest Control and Environmental Emily turned out to sea!
New Auto Rates ** September 1, 2011
36 months 2.00% * 48 months 2.10% * 60 months 2.30% > $12,000
72 months 3.00% > $15,000
All loan rates may vary based on your credit history. All loan rates are stated as annual percentage rates and are subject to
change. Offer is based on availability of funds and may be withdrawn without notice.
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We l l n e ss C o r n e r
T he Worst Sweeteners in Your Kitchen
Some sweeteners aren't good that the small amounts of fruc- became toxic to brain cells. Agave is also very heavily
for our bodies or the environ- tose in fruits and vegetables are processed in an extremely en-
ment, but there are a few that balanced with minerals, vita- Making matters worse, aspar- ergy-intensive manner that's
actually boost vitamin and mins, and other vital nutrients. tame is used in many diet similar to the way corn is con-
mineral intake while satisfying "Our body reads it differently," sodas, and studies have found verted into high-fructose corn
your sweet tooth. she notes. drinking diet soda may in- syrup.
crease your risk of developing
At this point, it's common Fruits and vegetables provide a diabetes and metabolic syn- Bad Guy #3: Sucralose
knowledge that high-fructose perfect sugar fix, but when drome. Also of concern with While sucralose, better known
corn syrup and refined sugar you're in need of a sweetener to aspartame, researchers have by its brand name, Splenda,
are bad for us. add to iced tea, baked goods, or found that one harmful break- may originate with sugar, the
anything else, make sure you down product is formaldehyde. end product is anything but
But given all the marketing know the difference between Sweet? We don't think so. natural.
hype behind different "natural" the good guys and bad guys of
alternatives, it's hard to know the sweetener world. (Some of Bad Guy #2: Agave It's processed using chlorine,
which ones really are the best the not-so-sweet details could While your health food store and researchers are finding that
sweeteners. leave you gagging.) likely stocks agave sweeteners, the artificial sweetener is pass-
it may be best to keep them out ing through our bodies and
Complicating matters, new Bad Guy #1: Aspartame of your cart. winding up in wastewater treat-
studies, like one just published There's conflicting evidence re- ment plants, where it can't be
in the journal Cancer Research, garding the safety of aspar- Many agave nectars consist of broken down.
are finding that fructose, a tame, a common chemical 70 to 80 percent fructose—
sugar found in high-fructose sweetener used in diet soda and that's more than what's found in Tests in Norway and Sweden
corn syrup, agave, honey, and, other low-cal or low-sugar high-fructose corn syrup! found sucralose in surface
in small amounts, even in fruit, goods, but some people report water released down stream
actually feeds some cancers. headaches or generally feeling If you don't want to give up from treatment discharge sites.
unwell after ingesting anything agave, look for types that con- Scientists worry it could
But don't give up apples and containing the chemical. tain no more than 30 to 40 per- change organisms' feeding
oranges, or even honey, based cent fructose, recommends habits and interfere with pho-
on a single study. "Natural sug- To make life easier for every- Christine Gerbstadt, MD, PhD, tosynthesis, putting the entire
ars found in fruits and vegeta- one, this is one instance where RD, spokeswoman for the food chain at risk.
bles—things like berries, green you may want to follow the American Dietetic Association.
apples, grapefruit, kiwi—are "better safe
needed to feed beneficial mi- than sorry"
croflora in the gut for a healthy principle.
immune system," explains
Donna Gates, who led the That's because
movement to bring stevia, a a University of
natural sweetener, into this Liverpool test-
country more than a decade tube study
ago. found that
"That's why nature put a little with a common
bit of sugar in fruits and veg- food color in-
etables. It keeps the ecosystem gredient, aspar-
alive in us," she says, adding tame actually
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Faithful Service Recognition
Submitted by: Vickie Wheeler, Safety/Environmental Services
Mr. Larry Foston, Housekeeper-Cen- pletes his work assignments in
tral, is being recognized for his thirty a timely manner and exhibits a
years of dedicated service to Central friendly and pleasant de-
State Hospital with the majority of his meanor.
tenure being spent under the Safety-
Environmental Health umbrella as a Mr. Foston enjoys a good golf
housekeeper. He presently works under or tennis game. He has a fond-
the guidance and supervision of Ms. ness for fishing, grilling and
Brenda Andrews, Housekeeping Man- cooking and hopes one day to
ager-Central. go into business for himself.
He is very dedicated to his position and Safety-Environmental Health
always reports to work ready for a pro- is very fortunate to have an
ductive and fulfilling work day. Mr. employee of Mr. Foston’s cal-
Foston is described by his supervisor iber and dedication. Mr. Fos- family appreciates and thanks you for
and peers as being very dependable, re- ton, please keep up the good work. your 30 years of service to our depart-
liable and flexible. He always com- Your Safety-Environmental Health ment and Central State Hospital.
CSH Fall Service
CSH Staff Choir begining the program with Amazing Grace Willie Davis got the crowd moving while singing Lean on Me
Central State Hospital clients and staff were able to enjoy formances from the CSH Staff Choir, Chandler Moore,
some wonderful performances at the Fall Musical Cele- Jimmy Helms, Willie Davis, Tristan Grimes, Scott Polito,
bration and remembrance of September 11th. and the Men’s Ensemble, as well as readings to honor the
10th Anniversary of September 11th.
The celebration was held in the Chapel of All Faiths at
10:00 am on Thursday September 13, 2011. The performers did an excellent job and the audience had
a wonderful time.
The audience was able to enjoy several exceptional per-
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FOR SALE 16.5 CUBIC FOOT Pioneer 760 watts amplifier and 2 478-453-0855.
KENMORE UPRIGHT FREEZER (two) Sony XPLOD 12 speakers.
$250 Sony 36 inch TV with flat front FOR SALE: Nice living room sofa
screen. Best offer on each item. and chair. $140. For more informa-
FULL-SIZED, FREE-STANDING, Call (478) 452-8054 (please leave tion please call 478-453-0855.
PORTABLE BASKETBALL GOAL message if no answer).
HEIGHT IS ADJUSTABLE $50. FOR SALE: Tool Box Chrome 13"
For more information call 478-456- FOR SALE: 100th Anniversary wide fits full size truck, like new.
8144 2003 Harley Davidson VRSCA-V- paid $140 will take $100.
Rod with 13,800 reliable miles. An-
FOR SALE: 2007 Honda 4- odized aluminum & Chrome,1130cc Also Chrome 20" wide Tool Box
Wheeler, like new. Only ridden 3 V twin, 2 cycle, 4 stroke, Fuel in- will fit Madza or Ford Ranger truck.
times. Asking $1700 but will take jected, liquid cooled, triple disc Paid $250 will take $150
$1500. For more information call brakes, Screaming Eagle Exhaust
478-414-8157. pipes. Has almost every chrome ac- Kenwood truck or auto radio paid
cessory made for it. Has removable $150 will take $100
FOR SALE: Wurlitzer Piano. $500. windshield. Upgraded seat with back
For more information call 478-234- rest, Keyless security system, 180 For more information call 478-452-
1021. back tire, light weight 628lbs, well 3155 or 478-451-7038.
balanced. Lots of getup and gone…
For Sale: 1979 Chevy Silverado. all maintenance up to date, Garage FOR SALE: A three piece den set.
$1200. Runs good and has 350 kept & Babied $ 8,950.00 Call Blue and Brown plaid and GE stove.
motor with less than 10,000 miles. Terri @ 478-457-0085 or 478-363- For more information call 478-295-
Needs new windshield. For more in- 7039 or email for Pictures.Ter- 0972. Call preferably in the morn-
formation call 478-234-5430. email@example.com ings. Serious inquiries only.
FOR SALE: 2000 Ford F250 FOR SALE: 2005 Honda 250 EX
Diesel. 116,376 miles. 7.3 engine, 6 FOR SALE: 28" cut Snapper Rid- Sport Trax 4 wheeler $1200.00 OBO
speed. Liftgate, am/fm radio bed- ing mower with a 10 HP Briggs and For more information call 478-451-
liner, and new tires. It runs great. Stratton motor in good condition 9870 .
$9500 or best offer - need to sell $300.00 All ads must be submitted in writing,
quickly. For more information call with the name and phone numbers (no
478-457-6951 or 478-968-0800. Can Navy blue pillow back sofa hide-a work numbers) of the employee adver-
be seen at 151 Simmons Lane, bed in good condition - $100.00. tising the item(s).
27" Color TV in fair condition Send E-mail to
FOR SALE: Good movies and CDs $25.00. KariBrown@dhr.state.ga.us
for more details call 478 454 - 4175 or send to Kari Brown, Powell Building.
or 478 414 - 8035; if no answer For more information please call The Sales Spot is a free service to CSH
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P u b l i s hed Once A Month
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Cancer Prevention Month And Retirees
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Diet and Cancer Prevention Limit Intake of Red Meats and Processed on the CSH website:
Eating well can lower your chance of devel- Meats www.centralstatehospital.org
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oping cancer. In fact, nutrition guidelines for Red meat is an excellent source of protein
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diet: eat meat, choose lean cuts and limit your in-
take to no more than 18 ounces (cooked Larry Latham, Ph.D.
Regional Hospital Administrator
Keep a Healthy Weight weight) of red meat like beef, pork, lamb per
Be as lean as possible without becoming un- week. Studies show this amount does not Theresa Courtney, M.D.
derweight. Being overweight or obese is re- raise cancer risk. Downsize your meat por- Clinical Director
lated to as many as one in five cancer-related tions and flavorfully fill your plate with Terry McGee
deaths. (See Your Health and Your Weight). beans, grains and vegetables. Chief Operations Officer
Exactly how weight affects cancer risk is un-
clear. Weight is most closely connected with Limit Alcohol Printed by
cancers of the breast in postmenopausal Evidence suggests all types of alcoholic Impression Design
women, colon, endometrium, kidney and drinks may increase your risk of a number of
esophagus. A connection also exists with cancers, including cancer of the mouth, phar- Prepared for mailing by
cancers of the pancreas, gallbladder, thyroid, ynx, larynx, esophagus, breast and colon. It’s New Directions Industries
ovary and cervix. unclear exactly how alcohol affects cancer
risk. It is considered more harmful when
Limit Calorie-Dense, Nutrient-Deficient combined with smoking. If consumed at all, The Bulletin staff welcomes items
Foods limit alcoholic drinks to 2 to 3 drinks a day (including articles, article ideas,
Reduce your intake of foods with added sug- for men and 1 to 2 drinks a day for women. ads, news items, letters, and pho-
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rie-dense foods, which can lead to weight Besides affecting blood pressure, eating too are subject to editorial discretion
gain and leaves little room for more health- much salt increases your risk of stomach can- and will be printed on a “space
ful, cancer-preventive foods. cer. Most of the sodium in our diets comes available” basis.
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lung, oral, esophageal, stomach and colon What about Supplements? Kari Brown
cancer. At this point, it’s not clear which Whole foods are your best bet for reducing Communications Director
components in vegetables and fruits are most your risk of cancer, not supplements. Re- Editor/Photographer/Designer
protective against cancer. So enjoy a variety search suggests the synergy between nutri-
of whole foods naturally-rich in nutrients. ents found naturally in foods offers a
Fill at least two-thirds of your plate with veg- protective effect. The best sources of nutri- NEXT BULLETIN
etables, fruits, whole grains and beans. Also, ents for cancer prevention are nutrient-rich DEADLINE:
eating a diet rich in these plant-based foods whole foods and healthful beverages. Tuesday,
can help you stay at a healthy weight.
Referenced from the American Dietetic Association October 18, 2011
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