A Mass of Christian burial to celebrate the life of Patricia "Trisha" Kauffman Blakely, 59, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 12:00 Noon, Friday, September 13, 2013 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Camden. Father Travis will officiate. The Rosary will be recited at 6:00 PM, Thursday, September 12 ,2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel with visitation following. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Respiratory Care Foundation, Att. April Lynch, 9425 North MacArthur Blvd, Ste. 100, Irving, TX, 75063 or Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 1709 ...
It took more than three hours to complete, and it was decided by a first doubles, but the Camden girls' tennis team notched their first victory of the season last Thursday with a 4-3 win at Hartsville.
Arnett Muldrow & Associates Ltd., the Greenville-based marketing firm contracted by the city of Camden to create a tourism plan, market assessment and branding plan for the city, will kick off its work with a public input meeting Sept 18.
• Betty White is one of the funniest women in the entertainment business, and at 91 she has set a record for having the longest television career of any woman. Starting in 1939, when TV was still a novelty, White has starred in a number of shows and never fails to bring laughs to her audience. She's been at it for 74 years, and we wish her many more.
Funeral services celebrating the life of Ryan Chadrick Sizemore, 23, of Elgin, will be held at a later date in Oak Hill, West Virginia. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel.
Joyce Brown Bennett, age 65, of Baytown, Texas, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2013 at MD Anderson Cancer Center after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born on June 24, 1948 in Camden, South Carolina to R. Henry and Nettie Leese Ogburn Brown. Joyce grew up in Camden, she attended the Camden area schools and went on to graduate from the University of South Carolina.
One of the things about being a healthcare CEO is that you become the very visible face of the organization. In many cases, the public believes you are closely involved with everything that happens within the walls of the organization. Unfortunately, that does a great disservice to the hundreds of employees and volunteers and the difference they make in the lives of people every day. CEOs provide vision, leadership and support of the organization's mission, but it's everyday employees who execute that mission.
September 09, 2013|
By Donnie Weeks, KershawHealth president and CEO
C-I contributing columnist