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Lifeline offering one month free and free installation

Pardee Lifeline, a system that summons help immediately at the touch of a button, is offering the first month free and free installation that expires Oct. 15.  This has never been offered before and is a total savings of $90.50. The service is ideal for those with high-risk medical conditions, chronic illnesses or individuals with limited mobility.  Lifeline offers other services as well, such as a speakerphone function allowing individuals to answer the telephone without using a handheld receiver and the ability to leave reminders of important things to do throughout the day. Subscription to this service is available for a low monthly fee, based on the types of options selected.  To take advantage of this free installation and free first month offer, call (828) 692-9061 and use coupon code FD6.

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Pardee Apple Festival 8K Race Results

We had 325 runners participate in the Pardee Apple Festival 8K Race this year. Click here for the overall, male and female results. -CJP [gallery link="file"]

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Take Time, Take Charge - Gift Bags

We hope everyone is getting excited for Take Time, Take Charge: an event for all women scheduled for Sept.  17 at the Hilton at Biltmore Park—if you haven’t signed up already, it’s not too late. The number to call is 1-866-790-WELL. Registration is $40 per person and the event begins at 8:30 a.m. Each gift bag will include: Hendersonville Co-Op donated coupons, vitamins and supplements Cosmetic bags from Pardee Women and Children’s Center RUSH Fitness free 30-day passes Sensibilities Day Spa samples … and much more! Several gift bags will include special prizes, so be sure to take a peak inside your bag. You may have one of the following items: Biltmore 3-day passes, necklace and earring set from Marthaler JewelersFlat Rock Playhouse tickets, and gift certificates to local restaurants. To make the event even more relaxing the Asheville School of Massage & Yoga will be doing free chair and table massages during the networking hour. Also, Star 104.3 will be doing a live remote broadcast on the back patio of the Hilton. Don’t miss this great opportunity to enjoy an all-day women’s event and leave with awesome items. See you on the 17th!

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Pardee nurses receive state-wide honors

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Joyce Maybin, R.N., RNC-OB, IBCLC staff nurse and lactation consultant with Pardee Women and Children’s Center, and Debbie Austin R.N., CCRN, CPAN staff nurse in the Post Anesthesia Recovery Unit, were recently named as two of The Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina for 2010.

These extraordinary nurses were selected by their peers for their continued excellence in patient care and commitment to the nursing profession. Pardee Hospital is proud to honor Maybin and Austin’s achievement and to have them serve on our team of dedicated and compassionate nurses. They are two of many Pardee nurses that make a difference every day in the lives of our patients and the community. The Great 100 is a grassroots peer recognition organization honoring the nursing profession in North Carolina. The organization annually acknowledges 100 North Carolina nurses who demonstrate excellence in practice and commitment to their profession, and contributes scholarships funds for registered nurse education. “We are extremely fortunate to have Joyce and Debbie working at Pardee, and we’re pleased that they are being recognized in this most significant way at the state level,” said Pat Ashe, vice president of nursing for Pardee Hospital.

Maybin and Austin will be honored during the Great 100 Gala on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C.

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When is a pregnancy unique?

When it's your pregnancy. You're as special as the child you're carrying and as unique as your own fingerprint. What you need is a hospital that treats you that way. That hospital is Pardee, and here's what we offer: The latest obstetrics and gynecology care: Board-certified OB/GYNs, family practice physicians offering OB care, Nurse-Midwives accredited by the American College of Nurse-Midwives Your choice of birthing options: Traditional, natural or water birth Birthing Classes: Our skilled educators will help you prepare for the birth of your baby, teach you how to care for your newborn, and provide advice on helping with the changes at home Expert care for you and your family: Health Centers in Hendersonville, Bat Cave, Fletcher, Mills River, Flat Rock and Etowah Meet our OB/GYNs and our Nurse-Midwives Visit our website to find out more information about our women's services and take a tour of the birth suite.

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