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Big Bend Hospice has a new Volunteer Coordinator

Story Submitted Big Bend Hospice (BBH) is proud to announce that Kelly Williams is the new Volunteer Coordinator for Madison County. In her new role, Kelly will be assisting in recruiting and training new volunteers. These volunteers provide companionship and socialization to BBH patients. They run errands, make light meals, write letters, organize mail and provide respite support for caregivers. Some volunteers provide administrative assistance and others help honor our patients who are veterans. She has an extensive, professional background and is excited for the opportunity to grow the Madison…

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Help a neighbor out: Madison Education Center to collect donations

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Are you looking to help make a difference in your community? Saint Leo University’s Madison Education Center has identified a need in Madison County and they’re reaching out to you for help! Do you have unused items around your home that you don’t anticipate using? Maybe you enjoy lending a helping hand. This opportunity is for you. Basic essential items are being collected for those in need in Madison County. Items that can be donated include toilet paper, body wash/soap, paper towels, paper plates, shaving…

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Recall: Parent’s Choice Advantage infant formula

Ashley Hunter: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Friday, June 21, Perrigo Company issued a voluntary recall of their 35-ounce containers of Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder – with Iron. This product, made exclusively for Walmart stores, is being recalled after Perrigo received a consumer report alerting them to the presence of foreign metal matter in the formula. Over 23,000 containers of the Parent’s Choice formula are being included in this recall. While the product has been removed from Walmart store shelves, Perrigo is concerned that consumers may have purchased…

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James Dallas Walker

Mr. James Dallas Walker, 78, of Lee, Fla., passed from this life on July 9, 2019, at Madison County Memorial Hospital, in Madison, Fla. James was born June 23, 1941, in Mendenhall, Miss. to James Thomas “JT” Walker and Hazel Dallas Walker. James was a 1960 graduate of Mendenhall High School where he was class valedictorian. He went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern Mississippi, his Master’s Degree from the University of Tennessee, and a Ph.D. from George Peabody College for Teachers. His course of…

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