MR. BPC WINNERS – Brewton-Parker College crowned their male representative for the school at the annual Miss/Mr. Brewton-Parker College Pageant on Thursday, October 19, as student athlete Wilkinson Saul took home the crown. L to R: 1st Runner Up Dedrick Dakota Davis (People’s Choice), Mr. Brewton-Parker College Wilkinson Saul (Interview Winner), 2nd Runner Up Jacob Sansom.
CHILDREN MAKE THEIR OWN GREENHOUSES — Children at the Toombs County Head Start Center enjoyed making their own “greenhouse” by using beans and damp cotton balls. They can’t wait to see their seeds sprout. Many of the children discussed how high their bean stalks would grow and how they wanted to climb them. They learned how their hothouse would create moisture for water and the sun in the windows would feed their beans. The center has been involved in the farm to early childhood initiative during the past few years and this is just one of the many activities the center uses to teach children how food is grown. The center is proudly administered by action pact, your local community action agency. For information on enrollment opportunities, please contact the family advocate office at (912) 526-9229.
REMEMBERING THE LIVES LOST – The Refuge Domestic Violence Shelter held an event on Thursday, October 19, to bring awareness to the public regarding domestic violence, and to remember those who had lost their lives to the crime. During the event, The Refuge Board Chairman Roger Calloway led attendees in a balloon release to honor these victims who ultimately lost their lives.
HOSPITAL INVESTS IN COMMUNITY – The Memorial Health Meadows Hospital recently presented the Boys & Girls Club of Toombs County with a $5,000 donation to help the organization continue to impact the community. Front Row, L to R: Marcy Williamson, Boys & Girls Club of Toombs County Unit Director; Dr. Joshua Pittman, Pediatrician; Tammy McDuffie, Boys & Girls Club of Toombs County Financial Director; Ralph Goethe, Jr. Boys & Girls Club of Toombs County CEO; Dr. Karen McColl, CMO; Jeffrey Harden, CNO. Back Row, L to R: Hillary Thompson, Memorial Health Meadows Hospital Human Resources Vice President; Sandra Kate Ellington, Memorial Health Meadows Hospital ECO; Mike Hagan, Memorial Health Meadows Hospital Vice President of Operations; Matt Hasbrouck, Memorial Health Meadows Hospital CEO; Mr. Willie Ford, Jr. Lyons Boys & Girls Club Unit Director; and Jared Kirby, Memorial Health Meadows Hospital CFO.