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News Community ‘Stroke Awareness’ topic of June Ladies Night Out program

Door prize winners for Ladies Night Out in May were (L-R) Mildred Holder, Betty Rider, Eilene Molineaux, Kathy Whitley, Mamie Peeler, Grace Johnson and Linda Marlowe. Join in the fun of learning and spending time with friends at the next LNO meeting on June 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Angel Medical Center.At the upcoming June 26, Ladies Night Out Program, the topic will be Stroke Awareness. Guest speaker will be Robin Jones, RN, MSN, CNRN, Stroke Program Coordinator, Mission Health System.

Stroke is the leading cause of disability in America. Prompt recognition of stroke symptoms and fast activation of the 9-1-1 system can get the potential stroke victim the treatment they need. Knowing how to Act F.A.S.T. with a potential stroke victim is their chance of survival and decreased disability.

Ladies Night Out is a partnership between Macon County Public Health and Angel Medical Center to provide free monthly programs on a variety of health topics for women with an emphasis on the importance of regular health screenings. The Franklin Bi-Lo and Fatz of Franklin are corporate sponsors of the programs and provide snacks and door prizes each month. These programs are held the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at AMC. For more information about Ladies Night Out, contact Dawn Wilde Burgess at (828)349-2426.





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published: 10/18/2013
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