Harry Howe, coordinator for the Remote Area Medical (RAM) Smyth County committee, has announced the cancellation of the planned fifth annual RAM Clinic in May.
It’s less than two weeks until Thanksgiving and folks are recovering from the midterm elections just in time to start gathering together all the ingredients for the annual feast.
The search for a new executive director to serve the Mel Leaman Free Clinic in Marion has been extended.
With the recent departure of Michael Armbrister, the Mel Leaman Free Clinic in Marion is seeking a new executive director.
RAM Smyth County Clinic is seeking the community’s help for the third annual free healthcare event in May.
Registration has opened online for volunteers planning to help with the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Smyth County next May.
With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away efforts are under way to serve the 27th annual Warren Family Thanksgiving Meal.
Holston churches for United Methodist Committee on Relief have been assembling cleaning and hygiene supplies over the last two weeks as neighbors to the south are recovering from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria.
Local residents who would like to help the Texas victims of Hurricane Harvey may assist by putting together cleaning and hygiene kits or by making financial contributions.
A unique and exciting ceremony Monday afternoon at the Lincoln Theatre introduced the first class for Emory & Henry College’s Department of Physician Assistant studies.
Amanda Fleenor’s first experience with the Mel Leaman Free Clinic came during her studies to become a physician assistant. She’d gotten to know longtime clinic volunteer Harry Howe and asked if she could undertake her family practice rotation at the clinic. She got the necessary approvals, and the experience left an impression on the Southwest Virginia native.
Past a quarter century and still going strong. For the 27th year, hundreds of residents in Smyth County enjoyed the blessing of a Thanksgiving meal this week thanks to the many volunteers who participate in the annual Warren Family Thanksgiving Meal.
Local individuals and service organizations are providing an opportunity for Smyth County residents to help families living in Covington, Callaghan, White Sulphur Springs and other areas of West Virginia that were victims of recent flooding.
Smyth County’s first Remote Area Medical Clinic (RAM) will be held April 29-May 1 at Mountain Empire Airport.
“Last year was our 25th year so now we’re starting on the next 25 years,” said the Rev. Harry Howe, executive director of Project Crossroads about the 26th annual Warren Family Thanksgiving Meal on Thursday.
Food is the theme for the month of November with harvest time leading to the annual Thanksgiving meal.
The board of directors of Helping Hands Thrift Store on Main Street in Marion approved its second donation to RAM (Remote Area Medical) Smyth County. RAM Smyth County is scheduled to be held April 29-30 and May 1, 2016, at Mountain Empire Airport.