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Camp Liberty

Pardee is proud to offer Camp Liberty, an annual weekend camp for adult cancer patients and survivors.  Camp Liberty will be held from Aug. 26 – 28 at Bonclarken Conference Center in Flat Rock, N.C. Camp Liberty is a weekend retreat for male and female cancer patients and survivors, age 25 years and older, who received or are receiving their treatment in Henderson County.  Camp Liberty includes two nights of lodging, meals and various activities.  During the weekend, patients and survivors will have the opportunity to interact with each other in a relaxed and supportive environment. A Celebration of Life picnic will be held on the final day of the camp for family members.  

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Employees welcome new CEO

The reception at the Orchards on Monday went great. Hopefully everyone had time to stop in and meet and greet with Pardee’s new CEO, Mr. Jay Kirby. A special thanks to the Orchards staff that worked the event.

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Donna Wadewitz, RN, BSN-BC, receives national certification in Medical-Surgical Nursing

Donna Wadewitz, RN, BSN-BC, has received her national certification in Medical-Surgical Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Wadewitz has been with Pardee for two years and works on the medical/oncology unit as a registered nurse.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 1979. The Medical-Surgical Nursing certification indicates that a registered nurse is specialized in caring for patients with acute or chronic diseases, and for patients who require post-operative care.  The American Nurses Credentialing Center is an internationally renowned credentialing organization that certifies nurses in specialty practice areas.

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Eat at Chili's and support Camp Liberty

Support the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Pardee's Camp Liberty by going to Chili's on Airport Road in Arden on June 23.  Chili's will donate 10 percent of  the proceeds to Camp Liberty from patrons who present a Pardee Night coupon or flyer. Camp Liberty is an annual weekend camp for adult cancer patients and survivors receiving treatment in Henderson County. The camp includes two nights of lodging, meals and various activities.  During the weekend, patients and survivors have the opportunity to interact with each other in a relaxed and supportive environment.

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Memorial Day

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. -John F. Kennedy On this Memorial Day let us remember all those who have given their lives in the name of freedom.  We owe these hero’s our heartfelt gratitude.  Let us reflect on the freedoms we enjoy and all that was sacrificed to assure this privilege. 

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