Gracie the Cat

(6/16/08) -Gracie the CatAn Angel in Disguise

Editor's Note: This letter was recently given to the staff of McLeod Hospice by Tiffany Miles, the family member of a patient.

Angels really do come in all shapes and sizes. Gracie is well known here at McLeod Hospice House, but for more than most people would think. She is more than just a cute, cuddly kitten, she is an inspiration to people's lives. I first met Gracie when my uncle became ill and was transferred to the Hospice Ho...

Butterfly Prints help McLeod Hospice

(6/16/08) - A painting donated to the McLeod Hospice House has been replicated by the Foundation as a fundraiser for Hospice. Mourning Into Dancing was donated by the Swintz family in 2007 in memory of family members who were cared for by Hospice staff and volunteers. Painted by Gresham artist Fred Riales, the work of art hangs prominently in the Hospice House. The Greek word for butterfly means "soul," and one of the symbols of hospice is the butterfly. The painting symbolizes patients ...

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Offers Safe Swimming Essentials

Drowning is one of the leading causes of death for children. In 2010, 1,027 children ages 19 and under drowned, and 5,714 children ages 19 and under were seen in emergency rooms for injuries for near‐drownings in 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Water Safety Month (June) as well as year-round with these safety tips.

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McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Upcoming Event: Kohl’s Cares Safe Seats at the Beach on October 22

On Tuesday, October 22, McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal will host Kohl's Cares Safe Seats at the Beach from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Myrtle Beach Kohl's parking lot, located at 8646 Highway 17 Bypass South.

McLeod Safe Kids certified child safety seat technicians will not only check installation of child safety seats, but also correct those in need and educate parents or guardians on proper installation and use.

Participants should have car, child safety seat and chil...

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