St. Bernards Wound Healing, ASU College of Health Professions To Offer Wound Care Symposium Mar. 30The Arkansas State University College of Health Professions and St. Bernards Wound Healing will sponsor a special wound care symposium on the ASU campus on March 30. The conference is offered at no charge for nurses, advance practice nurses, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals, and participants can receive contact hours for attending.
Physicians at St. Bernards Heart & Vascular Will Sponsor a Special Healthy Heart Luncheon on Feb. 26Physicians at St. Bernards Heart & Vascular will sponsor a special Healthy Heart Luncheon for the interested public on Friday, Feb. 26, at St. Bernards Auditorium, 505 East Washington Ave. The event is planned as part of the emphasis on heart health during the month that traditionally has been recognized as American Heart Month. A brief program will feature St. Bernards Heart & Vascular physicians discussing heart disease and answering questions from those in attendance. It is free, but those wishing to attend must make reservations by Thursday, Feb. 19.
JPD Officers Will Talk Personal Safety, Share Self-Defense Tips at Lunch & Learn on Feb. 20St. Bernards will offer a community Lunch and Learn as well as community screenings on Friday, Feb. 20, at St. Bernards Health & Wellness, 1416 East Matthews Ave. The Lunch & Learn will be from noon until 1 p.m. and will focus on Personal Safety and Self-Defense Tips and will be presented by officers with the Jonesboro Police Department. It requires reservations—and those must be made by Tuesday, Feb. 17. The community health screenings will be from 7 until 10 in the morning. Some screenings are free—some will carry minimal charges.
Dr. Max Arroyo Will Read in English and Spanish at Feb. 7 Stories in the ForestDr. Max Arroyo, interventional cardiologist at St. Bernards Heart & Vascular, will serve as reader at the Stories in the Forest program Saturday, Feb. 7, at The Mall at Turtle Creek. He will read Curious George at the Aquarium and Si Llevas Un Raton a la Escuela (the Spanish version of If You Take A Mouse to School). One of the really fun things about the February Stories in the Forest is that youngsters will have a chance to hear a favorite book in a language other than English … and maybe learn some Spanish words.
St. Bernards Receives Gift of Books Through Barnes & Noble Holiday ProgramThe St. Bernards Foundation has received a gift of children’s books thanks to the generosity of customers of the Barnes & Noble store at The Mall at Turtle Creek. Barnes & Noble, the nation’s largest retail bookseller, conducts a Holiday Book Drive through its stores in the U.S., giving customers who purchase children’s books as gifts opportunity also to purchase books for needy children. This year the local store chose St. Bernards as the recipient of books purchased by customers.