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Two Days and Three Special Meals on tap for The Cafe

Over the course of two days, three special meals will be offered next week at the award-winning Café at Wayne Memorial on February 13 and 14. To celebrate Mardi Gras, The Café will be serving made to order, Mardi Gras-colored pancakes for breakfast February 13 from 6:30 a.m. To 9:30 a.m. For lunch that day, they’ll offer Cajun grilled shrimp served over cheddar grits.

In honor of Valentine’s Day on February 14, diners are invited to partake in the Sweethearts Shrimp Scampi Lunch for two for $19.99. This special meal includes the main entrée of lemon garlic butter shrimp served over linguine pasta, garden salad, garlic stick, choice of fountain drink or tea and homemade strawberry cream cake. The Sweetheart Meal will be served during the lunch service, which is 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Café offers an outside entrance to the restaurant for patrons to bypass walking through the hospital. The Café, which serves three meals a day to the public and to patients, is open 365 days a year. Their menu line, 912.530.3100, is updated with a recorded description of the lunch and dinner fare by 9 a.m. each day.

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Receives $500 to Upgrade Equipment

Caption: Receiving a donation from Wayne Memorial’s Chief Financial Officer Greg Jones (right) is Wayne County Sheriff John Carter (left). Carter says, “We certainly appreciate the gift and will use it towards equipment, perhaps for some cameras for our investigators.”

Hospital Redirects Funds to Wayne County Toy Drive In Lieu of Christmas Gifts to Physicians

In lieu of buying Christmas gifts for their physicians, Wayne Memorial Hospital donated $1,000 to the Wayne County Toy Drive. Employees joined the effort by donating 349 toys. Presenting the check to City Manager Mike Deal (seated left) was Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Gary Stern (seated center). Also seated are Jesup Mayor and Hospital Authority Member David Earl Keith. Standing with them are, from left to right, Toy Drive Volunteer and City of Jesup Employee Rosie Kinard and Hospital CEO Joe Ierardi.

Anyone interested in giving of their time, financial resources or toys to the drive may contact Jesup City Hall at (912) 427- 1313.

Free Childbirth Class Offered December 30 at Wayne Memorial Hospital

A free class on childbirth is offered at Wayne Memorial Hospital December 30 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.

Fuller, Cribb Chosen as Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Players of the Week

Wayne Memorial Hospital extends congratulations to Zach Fuller (left) and Ashby Cribb (right) on being selected as this week’s players of the week. Fuller on defense and Cribb on offense contributed significantly for Wayne County High in the second round of playoffs against Jones County High.

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

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:

  • Sunday, December 10 – 1pm – 5 pm
  • Monday, December 11 – 7 am – 6 pm
  • Tuesday, December 12 – 7am – 2 pm

Jewelry, scarves, collegiate accessories and more will be displayed in the lobby for shoppers. 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. Masquerade Fundraising, in a very short time, has become the most recognized a For a sneak preview of their merchandise, log on to 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.

Red Cross Blood Drive Scheduled for Wednesday, November 2

Wayne Memorial Hospital is hosting its next blood drive Wednesday, November 29, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the bloodmobile adjacent to the exterior entrance to The Café at Wayne Memorial. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or visiting www.redcrossblood.org<http://www.redcrossblood.org/> and entering “wmh” when prompted for a sponsor code. Walk-ins are also welcomed. The goal of this drive is to collect 31 units of blood. If the drive goes 5 units over the goal, $25 will be raffled off. If the the goal is exceeded by 10 units, $50 will be raffled off. To make their visit quicker, donors may go online the day of the drive to redcrossblood.org/rapidpass. All blood types are needed, as one pint of blood can save up to three lives.

Taylor, Buggs Tapped as Hospital Players of the Week

Wayne Memorial Hospital congratulates two Wayne County High School Varsity football players on being selected the hospital’s Players of the Week. Shamar Taylor (left) is Offensive Player of Week and Nyzaia Buggs (right) is Defensive Player of the Week. The students were selected for their performances in a 28-0 first round playoff win over Thomas County Central High School.

Hospital Players of the Week are Fuller and Trent

Wayne Memorial Hospital congratulates two Wayne County High School Varsity football players on being selected the hospital’s Players of the Week. MJ Fuller (left) was selected for his performance on offense and Lamont Trent (right) was chosen for his performance on defense. Wayne County beat Ware County 28-14, which clinched the region championship. Wayne Memorial Hospital, whose mission is to provide high quality health care services to all patients, built a state-of-the-art facility in 2007. It is the third largest employer in Wayne County with 475 employees, 84 beds and is a two-time winner of the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals Small Hospital of the Year Award.

Andrews and Fuller Players of the Week

High School Varsity football players on being selected the hospital’s Players of the Week. Victor Andrews (left) was selected for his performance on offense and Zach Fuller (right) was chosen for his performance on defense. Wayne County High beat New Hampstead High last week.

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