Baptist Booneville receives ACR accreditation McCallister receives by yantingting


									              October 23, 2009 • Volume 73 • Number 22                                                                                  INSIDE
                                                                                                                              H1N1 vaccine benefits outweigh
                                                                                                                                              potential risks
                                                                                                                                      25 participate in annual
                                                                                                                                       Teen Camp Good Grief
                                                                                                                                 Baptist Trinity grants hospice
                                                                                                                                             patient’s last wish

B A P T I S T    M E M O R I A L

                                       H O S P I T A L - G O L D E N
                                           McCallister was nominated
                                                                            T R I A N G L E
                                                                                 the MHA Society for Human                Baptist Booneville
 receives state HR
                                        for the award by Baptist Golden
                                        Triangle Administrator and CEO
                                                                                 Resources Administration.

                                                                                   McCallister serves on the advi-
                                                                                                                               receives ACR
    service award
                                        Paul Cade.

                                           “Since he came to Baptist
                                                                                 sory boards of East Mississippi
                                                                                 Community College and Ability At
                                        Golden Triangle, Bob has                            Works, an organization        Baptist Memorial Hospital-
   Bob McCallister, human               proven to be a valuable                             that aids disadvantaged       Booneville has been awarded a
resources director at Baptist           asset to the senior leader-                         and displaced workers.        three-year term of accreditation
Memorial Hospital-Golden                ship team,” Cade said.                                                            in computerized tomography scan
Triangle, recently received the                                                                 As a member of Baptist
                                        “Bob does an excellent job                                                        as a result of a recent survey by the
Distinguished Service Award                                                                  Golden Triangle’s
                                        in keeping up with the                                                            American College of Radiology.
from the Mississippi Hospital                                                                senior leadership team,
                                        latest regulations and laws
                                                                                             McCallister represents          The ACR awarded the accredi-
Association’s Society for Human         that we must all abide by,
                                                                                             the hospital in the Pilot    tation to Baptist Booneville after
Resources Administration.               and he is also always
                                                                          Bob McCallister
                                                                                             Partner’s Program, which     a peer-review evaluation was
   The award, which was presented       looking for ways to
                                                                                             unites specialized under-    conducted by board-certified
Oct. 9 at the society’s annual          advance the profession
                                                                                graduate pilot training classes with      physicians and medical physicists
meeting in Biloxi, Miss., recog-        and to grow professionally. He is
                                                                                businesses in the Columbus and            who are considered experts in the
nizes outstanding contributions         very deserving of this honor.”
                                                                                Lowndes County area and                   field.
to health care human resource              McCallister came to Baptist          surrounding communities. He will
                                                                                                                             They assessed the qualifications
administration.                         Golden Triangle as human                also represent the hospital in the
                                                                                                                          of the personnel and the adequacy
  Criteria for the award include        resources director in 2002 after        2010 Leadership Lowndes County
                                                                                                                          of the facility equipment and then
professional growth and develop-        serving in that position at other       class.
                                                                                                                          reported their findings to the
ment, promotion of the society’s        Baptist Memorial Health Care
                                                                                   “It was an honor to be nominated       ACR’s Committee on
goals, and support for the growth of    facilities in Arkansas and
                                                                                and to receive this award. I appreciate   Accreditation, which provided the
human resource professionalism          Tennessee.
                                                                                Baptist’s support while I have been       hospital with a comprehensive
both in a health care setting and in       He is a member of the Golden         involved with MHA,” McCallister           report.
the community.                          Triangle chapter of the Society of      said.
                                                                                                                             “Providing high-quality patient
                                        Human Resources Management,
  Candidates also must have                                                        Married for 42 years, he and his       care is our top priority at Baptist
                                        where he has served as president,
actively worked in health care                                                  wife, Jean, have two sons and two         Booneville,” said Larkin Kennedy,
                                        vice president and past president.
human resource administration                                                   granddaughters and live in                administrator and CEO of Baptist
for a minimum of five years and            He also is a past board member       Columbus.                                 Booneville. “The ACR accredita-
be a member of the society.             and current vice president-elect of                                               tion will only add to our patients
                                                                                                                          confidence in our ability to
B A P T I S T    M E M O R I A L       H O S P I T A L - N O R T H        M I S S I S S I P P I
                                                                                                                          provide them with high-quality
                                                                        Celebrating 20 years                              care.”
                                                                        in Oxford
                                                                                                                             The ACR is a national organiza-
                                                                        Rosie Goolsby, RN, clinical educator at           tion serving more than 32,000
                                                                        Baptist North Mississppi, stands by a photo
                                                                                                                          diagnostic and interventional
                                                                        taken of her when she began her career at
                                                                        Baptist North Mississippi, which recently         radiologists, radiation oncolo-
                                                                        celebrated its 20th anniversary in Oxford,        gists, nuclear medicine physicists
                                                                                                                          and medical physicists with
                                                                        Goolsby has been a Baptist colleague since        programs focusing on the practice
                                                                        1973, when she became a surgical unit sec-        of medical imaging and radiation
                                                                        retary. She then completed on-the-job train-
                                                                                                                          oncology and the delivery of
                                                                        ing to become a surgical tech before earn-
                                                                        ing her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1989.     comprehensive health care
            GuideStone Annuity Representative Schedule
                                                                                                                                         NEWS AND EVENTS
  Dates and times are subject to change. Please contact your facility’s
human resources office for information. Baptist colleagues can contact Ken
Peavy at 901-226-3518 or e-mail, contact April
                                                                                                                                           Allmon joins                               Hometown - Memphis, Tenn.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Family - My husband, Barry, is an
Mollerberg at 901-226-3516 or e-mail                                                                  BMMG’s Collierville                            architect. We have three children:
                                                                                                                                                                                      Savanna, 4, Sadie, 2, and Mark, 19.
Oct. 23 ............................................Baptist DeSoto
Oct. 27 .........................Baptist Women’s Hospital
Oct. 28 .....................................Corporate Building
                                                                     Nov. 12 ......................Baptist Tipton Benefits Fair
                                                                     Nov. 13 .............Baptist Lauderdale Benefits Fair
                                                                     Nov. 16 ........Baptist Union County Benefist Fair
                                                                                                                                               practice                               Education - I received my under-
Oct. 29 ......................................Baptist Collierville   Nov. 16 .......................................Baptist Memphis       Baptist Memorial                            graduate degree in general studies
Oct. 30 ........................................Baptist Memphis      Nov. 17 ..............Baptist Booneville Benefits Fair                                                                      from Louisiana State
Nov. 2 .........................................Baptist Memphis      Nov. 19 ....Baptist North Mississippi Benefits Fair                Medical Group is a new
Nov. 9 ...........................NEA Baptist Benefits Fair           Nov. 20 ....Baptist Golden Triangle Benefits Fair                  physician’s group special-                               University in 1995. I
Nov. 10 ..............Baptist Union City Benefits Fair                Nov. 30 .......................................Baptist Memphis                                                             attended medical school
Nov. 11 ...........Baptist Huntingdon Benefits Fair
                                                                                                                                       izing in family and
                                                                                                                                       internal medicine.                                       at the University of
Baptist Memorial Medical Group is hosting an open house for its                                                                                                                                 Tennessee in Memphis
                                                                                                                                          Michelle Allmon, M.D.,                                and graduated in 1999.
newest office, Collierville Internal Medicine, on Thursday, Nov. 12,
                                                                                                                                       is one of the group’s prac-
from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                     Professional organiza-
                                                                                                                                       ticing physicians. She is
Located at 1500 West Poplar Ave., Suite 202, Collierville, Tenn.,                                                                                                                            tions - I am a member of
                                                                                                                                       one of two BMMG
                                                                                                                                                                     Michelle Allmon, M.D. the American College of
BMMG-Collierville Internal Medicine provides primary care for                                                                          internal medicine physi-
adults with special emphasis in preventive care, managing acute and                                                                    cians working at                                      Physicians.
complex conditions, and monitoring medication interactions and                                                                         BMMG-Collierville Internal                 Specialty - Internal medicine
side effects.                                                                                                                          Medicine.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Why do you practice your
Dr. Kristy Bryan and Dr. Michelle Allmon staff the facility, and they                                                                     To introduce herself to her             specialty? - I enjoy forming long-
treat a range of medical conditions, from heart disease and digestive                                                                  fellow Baptist colleagues, Allmon          term relationships with patients
disorders to Alzheimer’s and osteoporosis. Additionally, BMMG-                                                                         recently answered questions about          and families.
Collierville Internal Medicine offers wellness exams as well as flu,                                                                   her life and education.
zoster and pneumonia vaccines.

For more information,please call 861-9090.
                                                                                                                                                      October means open enrollment
                                                                                                                                         The benefits department at Baptist Memorial Health Care will host
Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown invites Baptist colleagues to                                                                        open enrollment benefits fairs throughout the system Oct. 23 through
participate in the third annual Gobble Wobble 5K on Sunday, Nov. 15,                                                                   Nov. 20. Colleagues will have an opportunity to update or make changes to
at the Germantown Athletic Club, 1801 Exeter Rd, Germantown,                                                                           their benefits, such as health insurance, vision plans and flexible
Tenn.                                                                                                                                  spending accounts.
There will be a variety of events for people of different skill levels.                                                                   Each fair will have representatives from all participating benefits
The kids half-mile fun run and afternoon warm-up will begin at 1:45                                                                    vendors, including Aetna, Express Scripts, AFLAC and others, which will
p.m. The Gobble Wobble 5K will begin at 2 p.m.                                                                                         distribute information, door prizes and snacks.
All participants will get a long-sleeved T-shirt, and after the race,                                                                    Upcoming open enrollment dates are as follows:
participants will receive chili courtesy of Backyard Burgers and have                                                                  Oct. 23...................................................Baptist DeSoto (7 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
the chance to win a variety of door prizes from local businesses.
                                                                                                                                       Oct. 27...................................Baptist Women’s Hospital (7 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
The awards ceremony begins at 3:20 p.m. The top male and female in
each age group will receive a Thanksgiving turkey courtesy of Whole                                                                    Oct. 28...............................................Baptist Corporate (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Foods.                                                                                                                                 Oct. 29.............................................Baptist Collierville (7 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Proceeds benefit the Baptist Rehabilitation Neurological Treatment                                                                     Oct. 30...............................................Baptist Memphis (6 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Center. The deadline for early bird registration is Nov. 2. Participants
will be able to register at the event beginning at 1:15 p.m.                                                                           Nov. 9........................................................NEA Baptist (7 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

For more information, contact Amy LaRusso at the Germantown                                                                            Nov. 10.............................................Baptist Union City (7 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Athletic Club at 901-751-7508 or e-mail alarusso@germantown-
                                                                                                                                                                     BMHCC Helpline/Hotline
                                                                                                                                         If you have a question about legal or regulatory requirements, suspect any
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not                                                                                    violation of BMHCC Standards of Conduct, legal or regulatory requirements
                                                                                                                                      or suspect that anyone is committing acts of patient abuse in any form, call
on your own understanding; in all your ways                                                                                           877-BMH-TIPS. Reports to the hotline may be made anonymously. Calls are
acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths                                                                                          handled confidentially to the extent allowed by law. Baptist does not tolerate
                                                                                                                                      retaliation for reports made in good faith. It is the policy of Baptist Memorial
straight.                                                                                                                             Health Care to admit and provide services to patients and guests without
                                                                                                                                      distinction due to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or
                                                                                                                                      disability. Marilyn Dunavant is Baptist’s corporate compliance officer.
proverbs 3:5-6
     H1N1 vaccine benefits                                catches the H1N1 flu.

                                                             I could get the H1N1
    outweigh potential risks                              flu and expose him
                                                          before I even know I am
                                                          sick. Being vaccinated is
 By Robbie Taylor, RN, infection control officer,         a way I can help protect
 Baptist Union City                                       him, and if you are
                                                          wondering, my
    Like many Baptist colleagues, I wasn’t sure at        husband, daughter and
 first if I would get the vaccine for H1N1 (swine)        grandson will be vacci-
 influenza.                                               nated as soon as it is
    So, I took every opportunity to educate               available to them.
                                                                                          Amy Dickinson, RN, (left) gives the H1N1 influenza vaccine to Robbie Taylor, RN
 myself. I kept track of the studies on the safety                                     and infection control officer, (right) on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009. Taylor was the
                                                             I also had another
                                                                                       first colleague at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City to receive the vaccine.
 of the vaccine from those who actually adminis-          reason to insist to be the
 tered it to trial groups. These controlled studies       first person vaccinated at Baptist Memorial              your safety, as well as your patients.
 showed the vaccine is safe.                              Hospital-Union City: to show all of you that I am
                                                                                                                        The decision to get vaccinated is yours. My
   I also kept track of the complications of the          committed to what I preach and teach!
                                                                                                                   goal is to make sure you have the right infor-
 H1N1 flu. With information, I decided I had to              I have had the opportunity to talk with many          mation to help you make the decision that is
 get the vaccine.                                         of you about the reasons to be vaccinated; the           right for you. I made mine and was vaccinated.

   I am in an age group that is not at great risk of      vaccine’s safety; and our risks as health care
                                                                                                                      I look forward to seeing all of you at the vacci-
 contracting H1N1, but I do have some chronic             workers, family members and community
                                                                                                                    nation “clinics” to provide you information on
 health problems that put me at risk. More                members.
                                                                                                                    the vaccine, answer your questions and help get
 important than that is my two-year-old                      The benefits of receiving the H1N1 vaccination         you vaccinated if that is what you decide.
 grandson, who is at high risk of death if he             far outweigh any potential risks. Get vaccinated for

   Baptist Memorial Hospital-               monthly support group for adults            Exeter Road. October’s meeting will        able setting for education and
 DeSoto is offering a free class on car     diagnosed with diabetes.                    be held Oct. 26.                           encouragement.
 seat safety on the first Friday of every
                                               The group will meet at 7 p.m. the          Designed to benefit both the                Spouses and family members are
                                            last Monday of every month in the           newly diagnosed and those who have         encouraged to attend. No reserva-
   The class meets in the Women’s           hospital’s community room.                  been living with the disease, the          tions are needed.
 Pavilion classroom inside Baptist                                                      support group provides a comfort-
                                              The hospital is located at 2100

   Participants are asked to bring
 their child’s vehicle restraint along
 with its instructions to the class.
                                                                                                                                25 participate in
 November’s class is scheduled for
 Nov. 6.
                                                                                                                                Teen Camp Good
   “Our car seat safety class educates
 participants on how to use the
 proper restraints for children along
 with how to correctly install them
 inside the vehicle,” said Angie Crow,
 head nurse in Baptist DeSoto’s
 Women’s Pavilion.

    “We are excited to offer this free
 class to the community because their
 safety and health remains our

    To register for the car seat safety       Above, campers at Teen Camp Good Grief participate in a
                                              team building and communication challenge at Camp Bear
 class, please call 662-772-3296.             Track in Arkansas on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009. The challenge
                                              was for all the campers to climb over the 12-foot wall helping
                                              each other to accomplish the task.

   Baptist Rehabilitation-                    At right, campers prepare their letters for the memorial
 Germantown is sponsoring a free,             service, which was held Saturday evening, Oct. 17.
  Baptist Memorial Hospital for                       massage therapy.                                B A P T I S T     M E M O R I A L        H O S P I T A L - U N I O N          C I T Y
Women, located at 6225
                                                         Reservations are required and
Humphreys Blvd., will host a free
                                                      can be made Monday through
community seminar in the
                                                      Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., by
hospital’s educational class-
                                                      calling 800-4-BAPTIST or 901-
rooms on Thursday, Oct. 29 from
noon until 1 p.m.

   Herbert Ann Krisle, the exec-
utive director of Page Robbins                           T h e C h u r c h H e al t h C e n t e r ,
Adult Day Care in Collierville,                       loc a ted in M em ph is , recently
will provide information for                          launched an online magazine
families with loved ones diag-                        at,
nosed with Alzheimer’s disease.                       with the purpose of providing
                                                      people with a link between their
   Page Robbins provides
                                                      health and faith.
weekday care for individuals with
                                                                                                       United Way of Obion County board members Sam Sinclair and Micki Routhier
Alzheimer’s disease and other                            The magazine features articles
                                                                                                       recently visited Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City to share information with the
forms of memory loss.                                 on a variety of health and faith-                staff, physicians and volunteers. Derick Ziegler, administrator and CEO of Baptist
                                                      related topics, such as health                   Union City, pledged financial support to the organization.
   The Dr. Sam P. Patterson
                                                      ministry, living with disease and
Library Seminar Series                                                                                 “I greatly appreciate that United Way of Obion County provides critical financial
                                                      wellness.                                        assistance to so many local agencies and service organizations,” he said. “Many of
addresses women’s health and
                                                                                                       these local organizations simply could not exist without the financial support from
wellness issues – from heart                             For more information, please                  United Way. Because the money stays in the community, the entire community
disease to the benefits of                            visit                    benefits when we give to the United Way of Obion County.”

                                                        and most respected dependent                      audit.                                      decree, custody agreement or other
                                                        verification companies in the                                                                 types of documents that verify a
                                                                                                             Other companies that have
                                                        country.                                                                                      dependent’s eligibility.
                                                                                                          verified dependents in their
                                                          To provide understanding to the                 medical plans have reported                   HRAdvance is only requesting
                                                        Baptist colleagues who have                       between five percent and 15                 documents that are essential to the
                                                        expressed confusion, I will answer                percent of dependents were not              verification of covered dependents.
                                                        the two most common questions                     eligible dependents at all.
                                                                                                                                                        All dependent verification will
                                                        that have arisen from this process.
                                                                                                             Some colleagues may not realize          be completed prior to the start of
                                                         Why is Baptist verifying dependents?             their covered dependents do not             the 2010 plan year. To date, the
                                                                                                          meet eligibility requirements.              audit process is going very well.
                                                          Baptist is committed to
                                                                                                          There are others who desire to
Larry Braughton, Vice President of Human Resources,     providing an excellent overall                                                                   Most of our colleagues who
Baptist Memorial Health Care
                                                                                                          cover an ineligible dependent out
                                                        benefits package for our colleagues                                                           have dependents covered on
                                                                                                          of love and concern, but shifting
                                                        and their eligible dependents                                                                 their medical plan have been
   Baptist Memorial Health Care                                                                           the cost for this coverage to our
                                                        which includes comprehensive                                                                  very cooperative and have readily
has been conducting a dependent                                                                           medical plan is not the right thing
                                                        medical coverage.                                                                             submitted the needed documen-
eligibility audit to verify that all                                                                      to do because it increases the costs
                                                                                                                                                      tation requested by HRAdvance to
dependents covered on our                                 We have a responsibility to                     for all plan participants.
                                                                                                                                                      verify their dependents.
medical plan meet eligibility                           ensure our medical plan dollars are
                                                                                                          How does the verification process
requirements.                                           being used for those plan partici-                                                               We greatly appreciate everyone’s
                                                        pants who truly qualify for our                                                               willingness to assist us in this
   Employees who have dependent
                                                        medical plan benefits.                               HRAdvance has been asking                effort.
coverage have been asked to
                                                                                                          colleagues for copies of documents
provide documents that validate                           Most employees do not know the                                                                   All Baptist colleagues with
                                                                                                          that validate dependent coverage
dependent eligibility.                                  majority of health care costs are                                                                 enrolled dependents on the
                                                                                                          for those currently enrolled in the
                                                        incurred by dependents.                                                                             Baptist medical plan are
  To accomplish this objective,                                                                           medical plan. Such documents may
Baptist has contracted with a                              As a result, many businesses and               include, but are not limited to, a              required to provide proof of
company named HRAdvance to                              governmental agencies throughout                  copy of a marriage certificate, birth         eligibility for their dependents by
conduct this independent audit.                         the country are also undertaking
                                                        this type of dependent verification
                                                                                                          certificate, prior year federal tax
                                                                                                          return, court-ordered divorce
                                                                                                                                                        Nov. 16, 2009
HRAdvance is one of the largest
                                                                                                                   Baptist Trinity grants
                                                                                                                        hospice patient
                                                                                                                              the dream
                                                                                                                            of a lifetime

Above, honorary Duck Master and Baptist Trinity hospice patient
John Brandon helps Peabody Hotel Duck Master Jason Sensat
escort the Peabody ducks up to their room on the roof of the
Peabody Hotel, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009.

At left, Sensat presents Brandon a duck head cane for being
honorary Duck Master of the day.

Baptist Trinity arranged the mini-vacation for terminally ill Brandon
and his wife and caregiver, Cynthia. The Brandons were granted a
one-night stay at the Peabody Hotel and enjoyed a horse-drawn
carriage ride through downtown Memphis before having dinner at
Westy’s restaurant.

Baptist introduces                           medical record review but serves as
                                             a reminder to health care workers
                                                                                       Debbie Reak, a nurse working in
                                                                                     the myelosuppression unit at
                                                                                                                             Each month, Baptist Memphis’
                                                                                                                           nursing administrators accept

      color-coded                            to review a patient’s medical
                                             record prior to making critical care
                                                                                     Baptist Memorial Hospital-
                                                                                     Memphis, recently earned the
                                                                                                                           nominations and select a nurse to
                                                                                                                           receive the DAISY Award.

       wristbands                            choices.

                                                Hospital associations in
                                                                                     DAISY Award for
                                                                                     Extraordinary Nurses,
                                                                                                                                        At a presentation in
                                                                                                                                     front of the nurse’s
  Baptist Memorial Health Care                                                       given in appreciation of
                                             Tennessee, Mississippi and                                                              colleagues, physicians,
recently began using color-coded                                                     the work nurses do.
                                             Arkansas also endorsed the initia-                                                      patients and visitors, the
patient alert wristbands in accor-           tive to bring color-coded                 Reak was nominated                            honoree receives a
dance with the guidelines of the             wristbands into hospitals.              by the mother of one of                         certificate and a sculp-
American Hospital Association.                                                       her patients after she                          ture called A Healer’s
                                                Baptist established a task force
  As of the summer of 2009,                                                          showed a helpful and                            Touch, hand-carved by
                                             to oversee the safety initiative, and
                                                                                     comforting attitude            Debbie Reak      artists of the Shona Tribe
hospitals in nearly 30 states have           the task force included representa-
been issuing color-coded wrist-                                                      toward the patient.                             in Africa.
                                             tives from Baptist hospitals in
bands for patients with allergies or         three states.                             “Debbie treated us as if we were       “Debbie is an exceptional and
certain risk factors.                                                                her family,” the patient’s mother     gifted nurse who knows how to
                                             Health care professionals tend to
   All Baptist hospitals will use red                                                wrote in her nomination form.         comfort both the patient and the
                                             be employed simultaneously in
wristbands to indicate allergies                                                                                           family during their time of need,”
                                             multiple hospitals and other health        “Her knowledge of her job is
and yellow wristbands to indicate a                                                                                        said Dana Dye, chief nursing
                                             care settings. In addition, patients    extraordinary, and she did every-
high risk of falling.                                                                                                      officer for Baptist Memphis. “She
                                             are transferred between facilities      thing she could to make sure my
                                                                                                                           is truly one of a kind.”
  Hospitals may also choose to use           during care.                            daughter was comfortable.”
additional color-coded wristbands              The adoption of standardized          Come to me all you who are weary and burdened, and
such as purple to indicate do not            colors for wristbands will make is      I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn
resuscitate, pink to indicate                easier for caregivers to remember
restricted extremity and gray to
                                                                                     from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and
                                             what each color represents.
indicate swallowing precautions.                                                     you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy
   The use of color-coded patient
                                                                                     and my burden is light.
alert wristbands will not replace                                                    Matthew 11:28-30
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MISCELLANEOUS                                               port, Southaven and Sullivan Elementary schools,            or fax to
I Coffee table with end tables, $125; Wood comput-          $840 per month with a $600 deposit, available in                     901-227-3516.
  er desk, $40; Lexmark printer, $15; Dell keyboard         late October. Call Ricky at 901-301-1718 or e-mail
  with mouse and speakers, $15; wedding dress,    
  size 16, includes veil and tiara, $400; everything      I Three bedroom, one bath home for rent in Horn                      gation shutdown and back flow device certifica-
  in great condition. Call 901-763-1567 after 3 p.m.        Lake, fenced yard, storage shed, covered patio,                    tion, 15 percent discount for new customers on
I New PlayStation3 with three games, $350. Call             single carport, $750 per month, $600 deposit,                      the first visit. Call Paul at 901-482-4622 for a
  901-351-7579.                                             available in late October. Call Ricky at                           free estimate.
                                                            901-301-1718 or e-mail
I Unique, handcrafted hair bows for holiday or any                                                                          PETS
  occasion, many styles available or will do custom       I Three bedroom, one bath home for rent in
                                                                                                                            I Registered AMHR miniature horse mare, flashy
  requests, resonably priced. Call 901-292-2645.            Westwood area, central heat and air, quiet neigh-
                                                                                                                              red and white paint, friendly attitude, excellent
                                                            borhood, $550 per month, $350 deposit, serious
I Graco comfort sport pink and black infant carrier                                                                           confirmation, $300 to good home. Call 901-493-
                                                            inquiries leave a message at 901-315-5960
  in good condition, $40; twin mattress and box                                                                               8931.
  spring, $100; walnut china cabinet, $75; oak            REAL ESTATE                                                       I Young, very sweet female German Shepherd, free
  antique chest of drawers, $175; wedding dress,          I Seven acres for sale in the Rosemark area. Call                   to very good home. Please contact 901-239-6808.
  size 6, black and white strapless, heart-shaped           901-626-7225 for information.
  neckline and small train, $175; pictures available
                                                          I Beautifully renovated home for sale in the historic                 Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis,
  upon request. Call 901-335-9017 or e-mail
                                                            district of Magnolia Oaks, two bedroom, one                                                                                                   located at 6019 Walnut Grove Road, will host
                                                            bath, new kitchen and bathroom, refinished hard-
I New Blackberry Curve phone, hard and soft pro-            wood floors throughout, large fenced backyard,                   free educational seminars on surgical weight
  tective cover, clip, with all accessories, $250. Call     carport, located at 39 Shady Lane in Memphis,                    loss options in the hospital’s seminar rooms on
  901-679-3988.                                             great starter home, $67,000. Call 901-690-5240.
                                                                                                                             Monday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5 at 7
I Bowflex PowerPro, like new, $275; AbLounger             SERVICES                                                           p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. and Monday,
  Sport, $35; chrome tailgate extender for F-150
                                                          I Home renovations, room additions, decks, fenc-
  pickup, $60; large mens clothing sizes 46-54,                                                                              Nov. 23 at 7 p.m.
                                                            ing, electrical, plumbing, carpet and tile installa-
  shirts, shorts, trousers and sport coats, some
                                                            tion, etc., Call Dan at 901-281-4879 for a free esti-
  new, $5 to $20. Call 901-767-7376.                                                                                            During the seminars, Dr. George Woodman
I Commercial-sized pool table, excellent condition,                                                                          will address the benefits and risks of weight
                                                          I Darling Touch Cleaning, specializing in stripping
  asking $600 or best offer. Call 901-277-4785.                                                                              loss surgery and its growing use for the treat-
                                                            and waxing floors, shampooing carpets, cleaning
I Custom Christmas floral arrangements from $35             windows, pressure washing, general commercial                    ment of morbid obesity.
  to $40; toning and reshaping body girdles for             cleaning, removal of leaves, free estimates. For
  men and women. Call Lesa at 901-409-1587.                 information, call Carl Darling at 901-508-6895 or                   The seminars are part of the Baptist Weight
I Delicious homemade fried peach and apple pies,            Torrie Darling at 901-644-9896.
                                                                                                                             Loss Center, which offers options to help indi-
  $2 each for Baptist employees, $3 for non-              I Quality kitchen and bathroom remodels, addi-
                                                                                                                             viduals whose body mass index indicates they
  employees. Call Evelyn at 901-383-4131 or                 tions, fire restoration, emergency repairs, tile,
  901-494-1766.                                             decks, handyman services, roof repair, sheetrock                 are either overweight or obese. No reservations
I Four-piece candle set, candy cane fragrance, new          and paint, free estimates and very reasonable                    are required. All seminars will take place in
  in box, $10; five-piece candle set, mint leaf fra-        prices. Call Marcus at 901-503-3429.
                                                                                                                             seminar rooms two and three.
  grance, candles are in glass jars, $10; four-piece      I Time to plant! Trees, shrubs, pansies, tulip and
  candle set, embellished elegance gift set with            daffodil bulbs; can clean up flower beds, rake
  plate, very beautiful, $15. Call 901-389-0529.            and remove leaves, fix drainage problems, irri-

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