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Pardee support group crucial to cancer victims

“After I cried at the doctor’s office, I came over and it was a matter of her putting a positive spin on things. Basically, it was ‘we can get through this,’ and talked about the support group,” Pratt said." http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20101013/ARTICLES/10131007

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County to discuss potential Pardee sale - Times-News article

Here is a link to the story: http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20101014/ARTICLES/10141027 "A day after the medical staff and leadership of Pardee Hospital voiced their opposition to behind-the-scenes consideration of a possible sale of the county hospital, Henderson County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bill Moyer moved quickly Wednesday to schedule a discussion Oct. 20 at the board’s next meeting."

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Times-News article: Community asset should not be sold

Here is the link to www.blueridgenow.com: http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20101013/ARTICLES/10131012 "It is our understanding that the Board of County Commissioners is giving serious consideration to the possible sale of Pardee Hospital to outside interests. We believe you, the residents of Henderson County, should be fully informed of a possible action that would probably affect you and your family — now and in the future."

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Pardee sale worries doctors

Here is a link to a Times-News story: http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20101013/NEWS/101019955 "Concerned that attempts are being made behind the scenes to orchestrate the purchase of Pardee Hospital, the county hospital's medical staff wants the public to know that it would oppose any sale."

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Only 3 days left to get a T-shirt

Be sure to register today to ensure you receive a Hike to Health T-shirt for the event on Saturday, Oct. 23 at Chimney Rock.  All hikers who register by Thursday, Oct. 14 will receive a T-shirt the day of the hike. Click here for more details about Hike to Health.  We hope to see you there.  Hike begins at 9 a.m. at Chimney Rock State Park. -L

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