October 23, 2009 • Volume 73 • Number 22 INSIDE
H1N1 vaccine benefits outweigh
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
McCallister serves on the advi-
“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
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.”
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 Ken.Peavy@GuideStone.org, contact April
Allmon joins Hometown - Memphis, Tenn.
Family - My husband, Barry, is an
Mollerberg at 901-226-3516 or e-mail April.Mollerberg@GuideStone.org. 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-
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.
S AROUND THE SYSTEM
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
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
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
“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 www.hopeandhealing.org,
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 www.hopeandhealing.org. 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
MORE NEWS AND EVENTS
Baptist Trinity grants
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
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.
Hospital associations in
DAISY Award for
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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edition of Baptist Leader. Submissions
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I Full futon bed, honey oak wood slats with mat- bicycles; double bed; computer and monitor; Monday. For any ad, please include
tress and futon cover, excellent condition, $350. kitchenware; other miscellaneous items. Prices work number and location for veriﬁca-
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I Cherry corner executive desk with standing book- VEHICLES ber for publication.
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top, like new, perfect for any room, $99. Call Patty I 2000 VW Beetle, grey leather interior, automatic, and goods offered must be legitimate
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42” diameter table with glass top and four chairs, I 2000 four-door Dodge Dakota, burgandy with ed at the discretion of Baptist
chest with four drawers, plant stand and maga- maroon interior, good condition, 91,000 miles, Memorial Health Care administration
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I Video rocking chair, very strong plastic for adult RENTALS be offered or wanted by Baptist
to sit in, sits on floor, folds up, teal and grey
I Three bedroom, two bath home for rent in Horn colleagues, individuals or independent
color, hardly used, $30. Call 901-389-0529.
Lake, fenced backyard, fireplace, $850 per month, contractors. Franchises, other non-
I Dark cherry three-piece desk unit with hutch and $650 deposit, ready for move in now. Call Ricky independent services, medical, dental
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Kohler piano with bench, $400 or best offer. Call eligible for classiﬁed ads.
I Three bedroom, 1.5 bath home for rent in
901-830-5917 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. To submit an ad, e-mail
Southaven, workshop, fenced yard, single car-
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I Coffee table with end tables, $125; Wood comput- $840 per month with a $600 deposit, available in 901-227-3516.
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with mouse and speakers, $15; wedding dress, email@example.com.
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-
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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
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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
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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-
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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
email@example.com. 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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