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Epic stands behind Baptist Operation Outreach

As Baptist’s Community Relations department and team members helped with the Baptist Operation Outreach Tree of Faith, Hope and Love Christmas luncheon for the homeless, another show of support has gone quietly unnoticed. Since 2014, Epic, the company that …

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No limit on NEA Baptist Duck Classic success

Baptist called all duck hunters home again for the annual NEA Baptist Duck Classic. Another wildly successfully event, the 15th Anniversary Duck Classic brought 1,600 people from 10 states to hunt for a good cause. “NEA Baptist Charitable …

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Helping the hungry and homeless

Current and past Baptist team members joined the annual Thanksgiving dinner given for those who are homeless and hungry. During the event, Baptist providers gave 21 flu shots and performed 50 blood pressure checks. If anyone needed further …

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Spooky, holiday fun for families

A few spooky students turned out on Oct. 29. Baptist Women’s Hospital hosted a Family Fun Fall Festival for exceptional needs students from Houston, Riverdale and Collierville schools. The Festival fun included numerous games, pumpkin painting, limbo, a …

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Where miracles happen every day

You could have heard a pin drop at the Garrett Auditorium when two women met on a Tuesday afternoon in November. Surrounded by friends, family, the Mid-South Transplant Foundation (MSTF) team, and the Baptist heart transplant program team …

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Talking about holiday grief

The holidays aren’t always a joyous season for everyone. And dealing with grief can feel especially overwhelming. Join Angela Hamblen-Kelly, director of the Kemmons Wilson Family Center for Good Grief, during a Facebook Live broadcast on Dec. 7 …

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Placing grief in public view

Is it a film about life or death? The recently premiered Memphis documentary “Good Grief” opened to overwhelming success. Large crowds attended the Memphis and Collierville showings with the encore showing sold out. Directors Melissa Sweazy and Laura …

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Baptist Jackson fall news

The Junior League of Jackson’s 37th Annual Mistletoe Marketplace was held in early November at the Mississippi Trade Mart, with Baptist participating as the Grand Title Sponsor. Each year for the past decade, Baptist has partnered with the …

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Hitting the pavement for breast cancer

The 2017 Race for the Cure led many Baptist team members to the streets. While fundraising continues for another week, congratulations are in order for the Baptist teams and youth who helped support the race. Baptist youth Madelyn …

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Pink Ribbon Open raises $50,000 for mobile mammography

The 2017 Pink Ribbon Open, also known as the Breast Cancer Eradication Initiative, raised $50,000 to help fund mammograms with a particular focus on mobile mammography. Baptist Women’s Hospital and the Baptist Women’s Health Center joined Barbara Matthews …

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