About six months ago, we received an inquisitive call from a gentleman by the name of Dean Shirey. He explained that he is a retired police officer; living on the west side of the mountains but his brother, who lived in Yakima, was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma in 2010. He went on to tell Read more about Cancer – It touches everyone. Can one motorcyclist make a difference?[…]
Murray, our faithful shop mascot has an announcement- 20% discount- Storewide Sale today, Fri. April 19th. ARF!!! Memorial Hospital Gift Shop..Customer Appreciation Day. Lots of surprises!
Geoff Baker has a new BFF. Dr. Choe just declared Geoff’s prostate cancer in remission. Geoff now volunteers at North Star Lodge at least once a week and sometimes more. He is an inspiration to us all.
This Rustic Chic Wedding book is a must if you like a laid back atmosphere! Check out this fabulous book with the best photos I’ve seen an quite awhile! Available at the Gift Shop at Memorial Hospital. $24.95
It’s not too late to sign up for March for Babies! When you walk and fundraise for March of Dimes, you help all babies! http://www.marchforbabies.org/bannerclick/ts2012.asp?src=sm-mem
Breast cancer survivor, Karen Kelley is saying goodbye. Goodbye to weekly visits at North Star Lodge that is. Dr Jones officially released the tether yesterday. Always the jokester, Karen couldn’t resist the opportunity to declare it an “official divorce” which is inscribed on this cake she presented to the staff. She looks forward to returning Read more about Breast cancer survivor, Karen Kelley is saying goodbye.[…]
A comment on the senseless Boston tragedy. Watching the news, horrified. One leader after another, telling the cameras what their department is doing about it. Positive responses, to be sure. The most encouraging voice yesterday, though, was from Mr. Rogers who said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the Read more about Looking for the Helpers![…]
by Jacqueline Wagner This is senior year (and everything) is finally coming to an end… To all of you who have graduated – oh my goodness! – you’re aware of that amazing feeling: That little thing called senioritis starts to kick in and man is it amazing!! “Se·nior·i·tis (sē-nyər-ˈī-təs), noun: def. 1 A crippling disease that strikes high Read more about That Ol’ Senoritis Bug[…]
Where and when do you visit the patients? Tootie’s Rounds take place on Friday afternoons in the entire building. I am very careful not to disturb any patients that are tired and sleeping. What was one of your best visits today? Today I saw a woman in the corner by herself, looking sad. I pranced Read more about The Tootie Tidings[…]