McLeod Hospice Sensory Garden - Once a Dream, Now a Reality

(6/08/09) - The McLeod Hospice Sensory Garden is a dream that began when Eleanor Becker, the mother of Dr. Carolyn Reynolds, was a patient at the McLeod Hospice House. The care given lovingly by a professional staff and the comfortable surroundings of this wonderful haven were greatly appreciated.

Mrs. Becker longed to spend time during her final days enjoying the world of nature that had meant so much to her. Dr. Reynolds soon realized that , while the gardens around the Hospice Hous...

CMN Broadcast Raises $825,236 for McLeod Children's Hospital

(6/08/09) - The 2009 Children's Miracle Network Celebration Broadcast raised $825,236 for McLeod Children's Hospital. The Celebration Broadcast is a culmination of year-round efforts dedicated to helping hospitalized children. The McLeod Children's Hospital is the local partner for Children's Miracle Network providing the highest level of pediatric care and technology in the region.

The Broadcast took place Saturday, May 30, on WBTW News 13. Three children treated at McLeod Children's...

Room Renovations at McLeod Dillon Benefit Hospice Patients

(8/28/08) - Through collaboration with McLeod Hospice and the McLeod Health Foundation, two patient rooms at McLeod Medical Center Dillon have been renovated to serve McLeod Hospice patients that require hospitalization.

A patient's environment can be crucial in maintaining comfort and peace of mind during a terminal illness. For this reason, Debbie Locklair, Administrator of McLeod Medical Center Dillon, explained, "The patient rooms are spacious and located at the end of the me...

Absolutely the Best Desserts Cookbook

(6/16/08) - In spring of 2007, the McLeod Health Foundation proudly released "Absolutely the Best Desserts," a cookbook inspired by the late Ann Paxton, a long time volunteer of the McLeod Foundation and wife of the late J. Erwin Paxton, McLeod Health Board of Trustees' Chairman. Those who were close to Mrs. Paxton knew that she was an avid baker who frequently used the word "absolutely."

For this reason, her close friends Carolyn Jones and Betty Hester were instrumental in pulli...

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