25th Annual Leaf Lookers GEMBOREE :: Friday, October 17 - Sunday, October 19 at the Macon County Community Building

- published 8/21 (Larry) old link: http://www1.cfnc.org/applications/NC_Community_College/apply.html?application_id=1527

Click for Franklin, North Carolina Forecast

Features Health & Wellness

In honor of the nationally recognized Nurse Appreciation Week, Angel Medical Center honored outstanding members of their nursing staff during a reception on Monday.

When asked what the nurses at the hospital wanted as a “thank you” from the hospital, the nurses unanimously decided that instead of getting some sort of gift for themselves, they wanted to give back to the community. In honor of that request, Angel Medical Center donated $1,500 to the nonprofit organization Community Care Clinic.

Read more...

Offered by MedWest-Harris Rehabilitation Services

MedWest-Harris Rehabilitation Services is offering a free running seminar from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, at MedWest Rehabilitation Services on the MedWest-Harris campus in Sylva with expert orthopedic physical therapist and competitive runner Todd Watson, DPT.

Watson is a professor of physical therapy at Western Carolina University and a two-time Boston Marathon finisher. In the May 22 seminar, he will help attendees learn more about the Chi Running technique, barefoot running, what physical therapy can do for runners and how to improve or begin a running program. Both the Chi Running method and barefoot running concept are designed to reduce wear and tear on joints, minimize impact and maximize the efficiency of running for improved health and fitness.

Read more...

During the month of April, the Macon County Public Health Center celebrated Public Health Month by recognizing a Public Health Hero. The objective of making this award is to broaden people’s awareness and understanding of the important role that public health plays in all of our lives.

The health center asked the public to submit nominations for individuals who had made an exceptional contribution toward promoting and protecting the health of citizens in Macon County. In addition, the nominees must have performed their services as volunteers without financial compensation.

Read more...

Southwestern Community College’s Medical Assisting and Culinary Arts clubs raised $2,850 in a spaghetti dinner benefit last month for 10-year-old Riley Schwalm, who has been diagnosed with leukemia.

The event, held at the Jackson County Resource Building in Webster, also included a silent auction, door prizes and live bluegrass music performed by The Bluegrass Misfits. All the proceeds were donated to the Schwalm family, as well as proceeds from the club’s Valentine Day raffle and bake sale.

Read more...

Page 63 of 102

63
Macon County News is now on:
Find the Macon County News on Facebook! and Find the Macon County News on twitter!
Facebook   Twitter