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!in Wright Medical Center is easily busiest places in town-- reason. The 16-year-old up to 9,000 persons visits, according director Randy Lowe. come from an area of 25 miles, including in western Greenbrier, and eastern The area contains of nearly 40,000. frequently touch at the rear of the two- to transport patients to Roanoke, Virginia, and On rare occasions hell- to Chariot- Such was the case 27 when patient Roger Springdale came to the a collapsed artery to the ~, matter of minutes he the aircraft and on the University of Virginia artery was surgi- boasts the largest clinic program of the nine according to Mr. Lowe. ~roblems stemming work in the service program one of in the Rainelle center. classes are offered as the black lung clinic | Outreach efforts in the and are affiliated with the Association functions of the employment rehabili- Pulmonary rehabilitation The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, March 20, 1990 3A Helicopter & crew await patient at Rainlie staff as far as what the community ompson, Audrey McQuain, Sarah needs." Lee Neal, Glen Shannon, Virginia The fully accredited laboratory Thompson, Bob Mason, and has a $60,000 "dedicated mamogra- " Bertette Flippen. phy unit," which is calibrated and The clinic is now under the direct standardized to perform tests for governing of its own Board of Direc- breast cancer, according to labor& tore, which makes policy decisions. tory technician Jeff Ripley. Pre-natal Bob Mason is president. All other care is offered for the first two tri- members are those previously listed mesters of pregnancy, on the Community Aid Board with The Hygeia Facilities Foundation the exception of Emery Ballengee built the 21,000-square-foot facility and Ralph Williams. Members are in 1974 and opened it with ten staff elected each year by the general members. In 1979 it was taken over membership of Rainelle Medical by Community Aid, Incorporated, a Center, Inc., which is open to all western Greenbrier County public area residents. needs organization which assisted The clinic opened its Meadow in the clinic's opening. The group Bridge Satellite Office in 1985 and changed the name to Rainelle Medi- its Quinwood Satellite Office in cal Center that year. 1986. In January 1989 the clinic be- Reduced rates are formulated for came self-governing. Community customers according to their income Aid still serves.an advisory function levels, Mr Lowe says. Nearly $1.25 in the operation of the clinic. Mem- million is needed to operate the bers are president Ralph Williams, clinic each year, he said, with nearly Emery Ballengee, F. E. (Gene) Nel- $250,000 of that amount coming last son, Bernard Marrs, Ryan Th- year from a variety of grants. V. F. W. Post #4484 And Ladies Auxiliary, Annual Ramp Dinner, Saturday, March 31, noon to 5 p.m. Adults $5; children under 12, $3. At the Post Home on Main St., Rainelle. CBers' Round-Up Spring Get-Together Supper, Friday, March 30, 7 p.m., all CBers invited to take a covered dish. A "Silly Junk Auction" following the meal. All donations for auction appreciated. Anthony Creek Fire House Steak dinner, March 24, 3 to 6 pro. sponsored by Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. $4, adults, $250, lot children 12 and under Family Refuge Center (FRC) Annual Spring Auction, Friday, March 30, at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg. Barbecue dinner available k)r $3, other refreshments also. Auction begins at 6:30 p.m. If you have items to donate, please drop them off at Old Stone Church Thursday, March 29, 5-7p.m. or call the FRC. 645-6334 to arrange for pickup Concerned Nurses of West Virginia Meeting Tuesday, March 20, 7 p.m. at Greenbrier Manor, Fairlea. Program "To Live Until You Die" video cassette by Elizabeth KObler-Ross. All RNs and LPNs welcome. Modern Woodmen of America Camp 8736, pot luck dinner. Thurs. March 22, 6.'30 p.m., Alderson City Hall. Sheriff Perry McGuire speaking on Drug Abuse Family door prize. Sixth Annual Exhibition of the Greenbrier Artists Selected works will be shown at an Open House at Greenbrier Community College, Lewisburg, Sunday, April 1, I p.m. 5 pro, refreshments served. Paintings on exhibit through Thursday, April 5. West Virginia Department of Health Lewisburg Area Office, has a new telephone number -- 647-7476 Friends of the Greenbrier County Library Regular monthly meeting, March 20, 2 p.m, in the Library Annex. Special guest, Elizabeth Hunter, w;ll revtew ~Your Child's Growing Mind. "Everyone welcome. Deluxe Buffet Dinner Saturday, April 28 by the Pipe Organ Committee of First Presbyterian Church, White Sulphur Springs, 5 p.m. to 7 p m. Admission $6 for adults; $3 for children under 12. Square & Contra Dance Continuing Friday Series, 8 p.m., March 23. Featuring Caller Carlotta Wellington. "Pot Luck" music; all music!ans welcome. Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg. Donation $3. Turkey Dinner Saturday, March 24, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, slaw, green beans, dnnks, homemade bread, pies. $4 adults; $2 children. Grace United Methodist Church, Fort Spnng. Benefit Mountain Movers 4-H Club Camp scholarships. Annual Pancake Supper Sponsored by Men of Emmanuel United Methodist Church, White Sulphur Springs, Wednesday, March 21. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets $3, children under 6 free White Sulphur Springs Little League Meeting, Thursday, March 15, 7 p.m. in White Sulphur Junior High School Gym. All persons interested in continuing Little League #rogram are urged to attend Pancake Supper -- "All You Can Eat" classes in neck and taught by physical ~ John Wesley United Methodist Church, at McDonald's, Fairlea, Tuesday, March 27, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Adults - $3, Children - $2. Inlon. [ me physicians, one If yOU like The Mountain Messenger... I , I i Please thank our advertisers: i i ,espiratory,aSsistant andandphysicaIX'ray' o i, ,; :,i,iiii iiii ';:: " ! J 'Partments provide sPry- I I W ;'reGI tlc orients The-clinic offers .,W~-;-;,;, ,;,,, , - 6-i.. ~ ; ..... (- f; ....... i i tt - Y room treatment during "-."" ..... 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