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Free Childbirth Class Offered December 29 at Wayne Memorial Hospital

A free class on childbirth is offered at Wayne Memorial Hospital December 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria conference room. The class is ideal for those expectant mothers 25 weeks pregnant or later by the class date. Those interested in registering may do so by calling (912) 530-3118.

Topics of the class will include the normal process of pregnancy, labor and delivery with an emphasis on conscious prepared childbirth. Stress is placed on a medically safe delivery in the hospital under the direction of a physician. Additional topics covered are infant care and infant feeding. Attendees are encouraged to invite a support person to the class.

Crocheted Blanket made by Hospital Volunteer

The volunteers with Wayne Memorial Hospital are offering the public chances to win a large, crocheted blanket handmade by volunteer Sandra Shuptrine. The red, white and black chevron-patterned blanket will be raffled off Friday, December 21st . Tickets are being sold in the hospital gift shop now through December 20th. One ticket is $1 and six tickets may be purchased for $5. The winner will be contacted after the drawing.

The hospital gift shop, The Care Cove, is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The blanket is on display at the shop, which may be reached at 912.530.3187. The gift shop is one of several areas in the hospital community run by the volunteers, a group that exists to serve the needs of patients, their families and hospital staff.

The public is invited to the hospital gift shop’s Christmas Open House. The week begins Monday, December 3 with a visit from Santa Claus. The shop itself will be open every day during the week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Santa Claus will take visitors by the Christmas Tree, just steps from the shop, Monday, December 3 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The shop will stay open until 7 p.m. that evening.

All merchandise is 25 percent off during the week. The Care Cove Gift Shop is also offering complimentary refreshments via the award- winning Cafe at Wayne Memorial. The shop offers reasonably priced, unique, one-of-a-kind gifts for all ages including ornaments, books, Christmas décor, jewelry, soaps, lotions, candles, baby gifts, hand-made baby blankets and more.

The Care Cove Gift Shop is manned 100% by hospital an organization that exists to support patients, their family members and hospital staff.

Wayne Memorial Hospital Congratulates Fuller, Rogers as their Players of the Week

The latest Wayne Memorial Hospital Players of the Week are Wayne County High School’s Offensive Player MJ Fuller (left) and Defensive Player Patrick Rogers (right) for their performances in the 23-16 second round playoff loss to Bainbridge High School. The Yellow Jackets finished their season with a stellar 11-1 record.

$5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale Coming Returning to Wayne Memorial Hospital Lobby

$5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale Coming Returning to
Wayne Memorial Hospital Lobby

Jesup, GA – Known as the leading $5 jewelry fundraiser in the nation, Masquerade Fundraising is returning to Jesup and the Wayne Memorial Hospital Lobby for three days for a $5 jewelry and accessories sale. Dates and times of the sale are:

Wednesday, December 12th – 9 am – 6 pm
Thursday, December 13th – 7 am – 6 pm
Friday, December 14th – 7am – 2 pm

Cash, credit and debit cards will be accepted. The public is welcome. A portion of the proceeds is directed back to the Auxiliary, who donates proceeds back to the hospital for much-needed equipment and upgrades not budgeted.

For a sneak preview of their merchandise, log on to www.masqueradefundraising.com<http://www.masqueradefundraising.com/> or find them on Facebook under the name “$5 Jewelry by Masquerade Fundraising in GA.” Merchandise planned for this sale may include jewelry, scarves, purses, workout wear, fidget spinners, collegiate accessories and more.

$6 Fundraiser Slated for November 13-15 at Wayne Memorial Hospital

A $6 jewelry and accessories sale is travelling to Jesup and Wayne Memorial next week. Shoppers may select from hundreds of name brand products for men, women and children. Items showcased include fashion jewelry, watches, rings, pashminas, reading glasses, sunglasses, wallets, tote bags and more. All classic line items are $6 while premier show specials and handbags will run from $19.95 to $34.95. Hours of the sale are:

  • Tuesday, November 13, 7 AM to 7 PM\
  • Wednesday, November 14, 7 AM to 7 PM
  • Thursday, November 15, 7 AM to 3 PM

The sale, open to the public, will be held in the front lobby of the hospital each day. Cash, MasterCard and Visa are welcome. A portion of the proceeds benefits the hospital volunteers, a group who gives of their time to serve patients, their families and the community at large. Once a year, the volunteers donate a large portion of their funds back to the hospital for the purchase of medical equipment that benefits the public.

Wayne Memorial Hospital Congratulates Latest Players of the Week

The latest Wayne Memorial Hospital Players of the Week are Wayne County High School’s Offensive Player Shamar Taylor and Defensive Player Taverin Hines. Taylor accounted for three touchdowns (two passing and one rushing). Hines had an interception and several tackles. The players were selected for their performances in the 28-21 win over Ware County High School to complete a perfect 10-0 regular season.

Hadley, Pritchard Tapped as latest Players of the Week

The latest Wayne Memorial Hospital Players of the Week are Wayne County High School’s Offensive Player Kaliz Hadley (left) and Defensive Player Logan Pritchard (right). They were selected for their performances in the 31-20 victory over New Hampstead High. The Yellow Jackets of Wayne County are now 9-0.

Collective Goods Fundraiser Returning to Jesup Area

The Wayne Memorial Hospital Volunteers are hosting a Collective Goods Fundraiser Wednesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 25. Wednesday’s hours will be 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., while Thursday’s hours will be 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Collective Goods, formerly Books Are Fun, features 30-70% off retail prices, with an inventory of small electronics, children’s books, cookbooks, New York Times best sellers, stationery, scrapbooking materials, music collections, early learning products and gifts for all ages. Cash, checks, debit and major credit cards are accepted and the public is welcome.

The sale is a fundraiser sponsored by the hospital volunteers, whose mission is to provide support to hospital staff, patients and visitors. For more information about the vendor, log on to collectivegoods.com, or find them on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.

Wayne Memorial Shares Breast Cancer Awareness Events for October

Each Tuesday and Thursday evening in October, Wayne Memorial Hospital will host “Girls’ Night Out” as a part of their Breast Cancer Awareness Month activities. This event’s purpose is to encourage women to get their annual mammograms. During “Girls’ Night Out” women can schedule screening mammograms as late as 7:30 p.m. at Wayne Memorial. The dates of this year’s Girls’ Nights Out are: October 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 30.

Attendees will experience the benefits of undergoing a 3D Mammogram as the hospital offers the latest in breast cancer screening advances, Genius(tm) 3D Mammography(tm) exams. “Extended hours offer more women more opportunity and time to get this important screening mammogram completed,” states Director of Radiology John McCullough. “Breast cancer, if caught early, is a very treatable and beatable disease,” adds Becky Phillips, Director of Medical Records and cancer survivor.

Key points to know for Girls’ Night Out include:

* Mammograms must be ordered by a physician. All patients must present physician orders at the appointment before the procedure. Normal insurance/payment procedures apply.

* All participants must have a scheduled appointment. Mammograms need to be scheduled through the WMH Centralized Scheduling Department at (912) 530-3197, (912) 530-3272 or (912) 530-3230 after receiving a physician’s order. Unfortunately, walk-ins cannot be accepted.

– Only screening mammograms will be performed during the event. All mammograms scheduled between the hours of 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in October are for screening purposes only. No prior issues or diagnostic mammograms will be performed during the “Girls’ Night Out” event.

Other events focused on breast cancer education include information displays in the hospital main lobby and the City of Jesup’s Pinking of the Fountain. The displays will be manned with volunteers from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 16. Information about breast cancer, giveaways and pink refreshments will be provided. The public may also register for one of two free mammograms to be given away during the month.

The Pinking of the Fountain will occur Friday, October 5 at 12 p.m. beginning in the Jesup Train Depot Community Room. To highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness, the public is invited wear pink for the “Pink Out.” Speakers for the program include Jesup Mayor David Earl Keith and Ms. Melba Murphy. The Pinking of the Fountain will follow. Light refreshments will be provided.

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