Posts in March, 2016

  • Michael's Arts and Crafts Donates 3,100 Books to Health System

    Over 3,100 books were collected during Michael’s Arts and Crafts’ 2016 fundraiser, and the lucky recipient of this year’s generous donation was the Southeast Georgia Health System pediatric unit. In an effort to increase literacy for underprivileged children in Glynn County, the Michael’s Arts and Crafts store in Brunswick, Ga., hosts an annual book fundraiser. Customers ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Celebrates National Doctors Day with Charitable Donations

    Hospitals and medical offices around the nation celebrate National Doctors Day on March 30, a special day conceived by Eudora Brown Almond, wife of physician Charles B. Almond, M.D., to say thank you to doctors for their commitment to patients and their communities. Southeast Georgia Health System marked the occasion by recognizing the more than 300 physicians who have privileges at its multiple ...
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  • Health System Receives Grant from Komen Coastal Georgia Affiliate for Sixth Year

    March 28, 2016 – The Coastal Georgia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen has awarded a $60,000 grant to Southeast Georgia Health System for the Mammograms in Motion project on March 22, 2016, during its annual Grant Awards Luncheon. Led by the Health System, Mammograms in Motion is a collaboration with area physicians, community health centers and county health departments to provide breast health ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Generates More Than $574 Million For Local And State Economy

    March 16, 2016 — In 2014, Southeast Georgia Health System hospitals in Glynn and Camden counties generated more than $574,346,000 in revenue for the local and state economy, according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state’s largest hospital trade association. The report also found that, during the same time period, Southeast Georgia Health System hospitals ...
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  • Nunnally House Receives Donation

    On Tuesday, February 9, Glenn and Sherry Beach from Baxley, Ga., presented a donation of $1,163 to the Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation to benefit the Nunnally House. Married for 32 years, the Beaches were residents of Nunnally House during Glenn’s cancer treatments for an extremely rare sinus cancer. After surgery to remove a baseball-sized tumor from behind Beach’s left eye ...
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  • "Epilepsy: Sorting the Myths from the Facts" Topic of Upcoming Lunch and Learn Lectures

    March 15, 2016 – Do you or someone you know have epilepsy? Do you know how to respond to someone having a seizure? What is the difference between seizures and epilepsy? According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder and affects people of all ages Lori Trefts, M.D., a board-certified neurologist with Southeast Georgia Physician ...
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  • Sisters Present Handmade Quilt to Nunnally House

    On February 26, 2016, sisters Linda Starratt and Brenda Walker presented a handmade coastal scene quilt to Krista Robitz, director, Development, Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation, and Bryan Thompson, development coordinator, Nunnally House, in appreciation for the care that Walker received during her stay at Nunnally House. A breast cancer survivor, Walker endured 38 radiation treatments ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Kid Fit Challenge: Making Wellness Fit By Making Wellness Fun

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports obesity rates for children has doubled over the past 30 years, and Georgia has one of the worst rates of childhood obesity in the nation. In response to this trend in our local community, Southeast Georgia Health System launched Kid Fit Challenge. Established in October 2015, Kid Fit Challenge is a comprehensive eight-week program designed to ...
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  • Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries Announce Uniform Sales

    The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries are partnering with Superior Scrubs to host a Uniform Sale featuring scrubs, slip resistant shoes and much more. The sales are open to the public. The Brunswick Campus Auxiliary Uniform Sale will take place on Tuesday, March 15, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Wednesday, March 16, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., in the Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation Receives Donation from Davis Love Foundation and The RSM Classic

    The Davis Love Foundation and The RSM Classic continued the tradition of supporting community-based programs that focus on children and their families by presenting a $25,000 donation to the Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation on March 1, 2016. Presented by Scott Reid, tournament director of the RSM Classic, the donation was accepted by Michael D. Scherneck, president and CEO, Southeast ...
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