The Georgia Pacific Sweetwater plant recently donated $1,200 to the Big Country Medical Reserve Corps. The BCMRC is a group of medically trained volunteers who provide medical and public health assistance to the community. The BCMRC is part of a nationwide network of local community volunteers with medical training and support personnel who work with such entities as police and fire departments, city and county governments, health departments, hospitals and medical schools to improve public health and ensure preparedness for and respond to medical emergencies.
Cancer Services Network announces plans to broadcast CancerCareâ€™s ConnectÂ® Workshop Cancer Survivorship: Living With, Though, and Beyond Cancer. The workshop will offer four sessions for cancer survivors and their loved ones. The information is primarily for cancer survivors who have recently completed their treatment, but some may find the information helpful even if they were treated a long time ago or are newly diagnosed. Cancer survivors, family members and friends have a chance to learn about cancer-related issues with others experiencing a cancer diagnosis.
Many attended the 2011 Nolan County Relay For Life event on Friday. Many local businesses sponsored the event and many held several fundraisers to help donate money to the American Cancer Society. Shown above are First Financial Bank team captain Mark Garcia, with Relay For Life Chairman Charlie Peek and Cindy Hamlin.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 113 calls for service, issued two citations and made four arrests from June 3-5, 2011.
The SPD received 41, 911 calls.
â€¢Â 100 block of NW Georgia.
Calls for service:
â€¢Â Theft â€”Â 800 block of San Carlos.
â€¢Â Burglary â€”Â 900 block of Pecan.
â€¢Â Forgery â€”Â 800 block of W. Alabama.
â€¢Â Theft â€”Â 900 block of Lamar.
â€¢Â Aggravated assault â€”Â 900 block of Poplar.
â€¢Â Theft â€”Â 700 block of W. Fourth.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Antonio Flores, 39 â€”Â Public intoxication.
â€¢Â Filemon Montoya, 56 â€”Â Family violence assault.