Forrest General Healthcare Foundation holds raffle for cancer ca - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Forrest General Healthcare Foundation holds raffle for cancer care organization.

(The following is a press release from the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation.  Visit www.forresthealth.org/winthiscar for more details.)

Starting today, the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation will begin selling tickets for a chance to win a 2016 Toyota Camry XLE. Tickets are $75 each, and only 4,000 tickets will be sold. The winning ticket will be drawn Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from this year's Win This Car will benefit the Together…We Can! Advancing Cancer Care Campaign. 

With the need for cancer care growing, the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation is broadening their fundraising efforts to include The Healing Garden, a Patient Navigation Services Program and the New Forrest General Infusion Center and Family Waiting Area all located at the Forrest General Cancer Center.

The Healing Garden at Forrest General's Cancer Center will offer patients, loved ones and visitors a quiet, outdoor space away from treatment areas. The Garden will be open to all, every day from dawn to dusk. Its purpose is to help reduce the stresses of illness and hospitalization by encouraging calm, comfort, and relaxation. 

The Patient Navigation Services Program will help guide patients on their journeys from screenings to treatment to follow-up care. The Patient Navigator will educate patients and their families and coordinate consistent care between individual patients and the various healthcare providers.

The Infusion Center will be expanded and updated to offer an array of amenities in a relaxing environment. For enhanced patient comfort, this area will include infusion bays that offer patients more privacy when desired. The Infusion Center along with the new Family Waiting Area, will foster healing by providing views of the beautiful Healing Garden and giving space for a peaceful respite from the day's activities. 

"We have all been affected by cancer in some way, and the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation would like to recognize that fact by making our Cancer Center more comfortable for both patients and their loved ones. We are happy to kick-off our fundraising efforts with a raffle giving our generous donors the opportunity to win a beautiful new car," said Martha Dearman, executive director of the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation.

Participants may order tickets online using a credit card by 4 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2016 by visiting forresthealth.org/winthiscar or by mailing a completed order form with $75 payment to Forrest General Healthcare Foundation, P.O. Box 19010, Hattiesburg, MS 39404, postmarked by Friday, September 9, 2016. Tickets will also be on sale at the Foundation office at 125 S. 28th Ave., Suite 149, Hattiesburg, until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. For a full list of terms and conditions or for more information about Win This Car, visit forresthealth.org/winthiscar .

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • 2 jailed after failed robbery in Hub City

    2 jailed after failed robbery in Hub City

    Friday, November 24 2017 10:53 AM EST2017-11-24 15:53:14 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    A pair of suspects are behind bars after an apparent drug deal went bad at a Hub City motel.  Hattiesburg police responded to the Deluxe Inn at 900 Broadway Drive for a report of a robbery.  “As officers were conducting their investigation, it was determined that the victim and suspect would both be charged,” said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  Amos Ball and Laquan Jones were both arrested at the scene and charged with conspiracy to commit a ...

    More >>

    A pair of suspects are behind bars after an apparent drug deal went bad at a Hub City motel.  Hattiesburg police responded to the Deluxe Inn at 900 Broadway Drive for a report of a robbery.  “As officers were conducting their investigation, it was determined that the victim and suspect would both be charged,” said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  Amos Ball and Laquan Jones were both arrested at the scene and charged with conspiracy to commit a ...

    More >>
  • 1 injured, 1 charged in Hub City stabbing

    1 injured, 1 charged in Hub City stabbing

    Friday, November 24 2017 10:44 AM EST2017-11-24 15:44:04 GMT
    Louis MaheaLouis Mahea

    A Hattiesburg man is behind bars after a Thursday night stabbing injured one in the Hub City. Louis Mahea, 52, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after an incident that happened at 706 Milton Barnes Avenue. According to Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore, officers were dispatched to a reported stabbing around 10 p.m. Thursday night. One man was found suffering from at least one stab wound at the scene, and taken to a local hospital for treatment according to Mc...

    More >>

    A Hattiesburg man is behind bars after a Thursday night stabbing injured one in the Hub City. Louis Mahea, 52, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after an incident that happened at 706 Milton Barnes Avenue. According to Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore, officers were dispatched to a reported stabbing around 10 p.m. Thursday night. One man was found suffering from at least one stab wound at the scene, and taken to a local hospital for treatment according to Mc...

    More >>
  • 1 injured, 1 jailed in Hattiesburg shooting

    1 injured, 1 jailed in Hattiesburg shooting

    Thursday, November 23 2017 9:40 PM EST2017-11-24 02:40:16 GMT
    Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM

    A Thursday night shooting injured one person and landed another behind bars in the Hub City.  Ahmed Atiefa was arrested and charged with one count of aggravated assault after a shooting at Fat Boys, located at 819 Edwards Street just after 6 p.m.  “A male threw a drink at the cashier, who was Atiefa, and he grabbed a gun and went around the counter and tried to kick the victim, and then shot the victim,” said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  Th...

    More >>

    A Thursday night shooting injured one person and landed another behind bars in the Hub City.  Ahmed Atiefa was arrested and charged with one count of aggravated assault after a shooting at Fat Boys, located at 819 Edwards Street just after 6 p.m.  “A male threw a drink at the cashier, who was Atiefa, and he grabbed a gun and went around the counter and tried to kick the victim, and then shot the victim,” said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  Th...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly