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2019-6-6

GREENSVILLE/EMPORIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

LOCAL BOARD MEETING

The Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services Administrative Board will hold its regular meeting Thursday, August 15, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services located at 1748 East Atlantic Street.

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Herbert “Herb” Wyatt Maxey, Jr.

Memorial Service
Saturday, June 22nd, 11am at First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Main St in Emporia, VA

Memorial Service for Herbert “Herb” Wyatt Maxey, Jr. will be held on Saturday, June 22nd, 11am at First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Main St in Emporia, VA.

Herb passed away peacefully at his home on May 27, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents Barbara Smith Maxey, Herbert W. Maxey, Sr and brother James Robert Maxey. He is survived by a niece Barbara L. Maxey, his devoted pup “Miss April”, cousins, many devoted close friends and loving neighbors. Herb was an accountant and bookkeeper for Maxey Chevrolet, Sadler Auto Center and Boyd Auto Center before retiring in 2015 due to health issues.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to help cover expenses payable and mail to: Lee Seymour, 115 Shore Drive, Emporia, VA 23847.

Thanks to all in advance. Praying and hope to see many of you at the Memorial Service for Herb.

Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center The Benefits of Volunteering

Emporia, VA – Compassionate, generous, giving; these words reflect what it means to be a volunteer, and in the health care system, volunteers are an invaluable part of the team. Such is the case with Jean Newsome who has dedicated the last 36 years to volunteering. Like others, she helps support the hospital’s mission to provide exceptional patient care. Ms. Newsome is passionate and loves interacting with people. Whether it is performing clerical duties, escorting patients, delivering flowers, or ensuring the comfort of patients by providing a warm blanket, pillow or water, Ms. Newsome makes a difference in the lives around her. Her joy and love for people exemplifies the true meaning of what a volunteer is. Senior Circle Advisor and Volunteer Coordinator Tracy Mitchell at Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center (SVRMC) shared, “Ms. Newsome has been a volunteer in our Auxiliary department since 1983 and is still going strong! She runs errands for anyone who needs it and delivers the complimentary local newspaper to patients and visitors in the waiting areas. Recently she was in my office looking for pencils for a patient to complete her crossword puzzles. She is a true advocate for our patients and our hospital.”

Being a volunteer can transform a life from the connections volunteers create with people to the joy of giving back to the community. The rewards speak for themselves. Ms. Newsome joyfully shared, “I have truly enjoyed my work over the last 36 years and those with whom I have had the pleasure of working. Helping not only patients but employees is a blessing. We have a good group of people and a good organization.”

To become a volunteer, visit SVRMC.com and click on About: Volunteer Opportunities to download a volunteer application. Contact the volunteer coordinator with any questions at (434) 348-4455.

Stacy R. Davis, FNP-CJoins VCU Health CMH

South Hill – VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill would like to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner, Stacy R. Davis, to our family of health care providers.  Nurse Practitioner Davis specializes in Family Care.

Davis earned her MSN Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Chamberlain University in Illinois. She received her nursing diploma from Bon Secours School of Nursing and completed her BS in Nursing from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Stacy is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Nurse Practitioner Davis is joining Jenea Bennett-Talley at Chase City Primary Care Center, located at 200 East Fifth Street in Chase City.  She is accepting new patients; to schedule an appointment call (434) 372-0900.To view a full list of services visit:  VCU-CMH.org

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