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 311 toys. Presenting the check to the City of Jesup Employee Tracy Smith (seated center right) and City Manager Mike Deal (seated far right) was Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Amelia Bostwick (seated center left) and Hospital CEO Joe Ierardi (seated far left). Standing with them are, from left to right, Hospital Employees Lisa Austin, Janet Keith, Madison Klymshyn, Sharon Robinson and Joie Spellman. Anyone interested in giving of their time, financial resources or toys to the drive may contact Jesup City Hall at (912) 427- 1313. During the check presentation, Smith shared that toy and financial donations are welcome year-round, particularly toys at the $10 price point and above. She also shared that they would welcome more business partners to the project.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.