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CSH The Vol. XLVII No. 9 September 30, 2011 Keeping Central State Hospital Employees Informed, Educated, and Motivated Sailing into Retirement Look at what’s inside Page 4 Shining Stars Page 6 Faithful Service Page 7- 8 Open Enrollment & Benefit Information 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. Page 12 facts at the museum and how Wellness Corner 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 T h e Bu l le t i n S e p te m b e r 3 0 , 2 0 1 1 p a ge 2 Announcements 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 Safety-Environmental a speedy recovery. We would also like to send love, hugs and our most sincere-heartfelt condo- Health Birthdays 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: Plant Operations 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 T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 p a ge 3 FREE Attention: Wellness Center 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 few months. 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- bership information. 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 445-4038. Any member that does not report by the deadline (October 31st) to update and verify their information will be removed from the access system T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 p a ge 4 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. Shining Stars 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 Leslie Marcus Calvin Phelps Gary Johnson Carolyn Hill Marliz Tolentino Safety/ Shorne Robinson Tyeisha Cannon 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 Joy Bailey Nechelle Jones Niquata Hurt Materials Peggy O’Neal 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 Larry Etheridge T h e Bu l le t i n S e p t e m be r 3 0 , 2 0 11 p a ge 5 Congratulations Sergeants: 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 seashells. 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 many more! CSH Faithful Service Ceremony T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 pag e 6 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, T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 pag e 7 Important GaBreeze 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 Username 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 Enrollment: for no email address on file, the password reset will be sent October 11- Enrollment ease 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. CSH Auditorium Open Enrollment T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 p a ge 8 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 T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 pag e 9 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. CSH Jam Fest is looking for Musical Performers Auditions will be: 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. T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 p a ge 1 0 T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 p a g e 11 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. T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 p a g e 12 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 when mixed "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 T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 p a ge 1 3 Safety-Environmental Health 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- T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 p a ge 1 4 Sales Spot 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). Milledgeville. 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 leave message. 478-456-1751 employees and retirees to advertise per- sonal items and is subject to space avail- FOR SALE: Like new items: FOR SALE: “As Seen on T.V.” ability as well as editorial discretion. Cherry (real wood) three-piece en- Back to Life exercise machine. Like Please do not submit goods or tertainment unit; end pieces have new. Regularly $200 asking $50. services that pertain to glass doors; center section holds TV. For more information please call an outside business. T h e Bu l le t i n Se p t e mb e r 3 0, 2 01 1 p a ge 1 5 September is THE BULLETIN P u b l i s hed Once A Month F o r CSH Employees Cancer Prevention Month And Retirees THE BULLETIN is also available 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 located under “Resources” oping cancer. In fact, nutrition guidelines for Red meat is an excellent source of protein cancer prevention are similar to those for plus several vitamins and minerals. But eat- CENTRAL STATE HOSPITAL preventing other diseases like heart disease ing too much red meat may increase cancer 620 Broad Street Milledgeville, Georgia 31062 and diabetes. Here are some general guide- risk, especially for certain types. Eat fish, Phone: (478) 445-4128 lines to help reduce your cancer risk with poultry and beans more often. When you do 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 (NDI) ovary and cervix. unclear exactly how alcohol affects cancer risk. It is considered more harmful when Limit Calorie-Dense, Nutrient-Deficient combined with smoking. 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