Archbold Medical Center| Archives Magazine | Fall 2019

ARCHBOLD.ORG • FALL 2019 5 Lighting up the Thursday, Dec. 5, 6pm John D. Archbold Memorial Hospital Main Lawn (on Gordon Avenue), Thomasville For many in South Georgia, it’s a tradition to honor and remember friends and loved ones by making contributions to the Archbold Foundation Tree of Lights during the holiday season. This year, the community will gather on the hospital’s front lawn to celebrate the annual lighting of the hospital tree. The 2019 Tree of Lights is presented by sponsor TC Federal Bank. Guests will enjoy s’mores, hot chocolate and special music, followed by the anticipated arrival of Santa Claus. Find out how you can honor your loved ones this holiday season. Learn more at . Camp HEAL: Helping children cope with loss Saturday, Oct. 19 Camp Pineywoods 233 U.S. Route 84, Thomasville Archbold’s Hospice of Southwest Georgia will host the 14th annual Camp HEAL (Healing and Encouragement After Loss), a bereavement day camp that helps children ages 6 to 17 learn how to cope with the loss of a loved one. The day camp, funded through designated gifts made to the Archbold Foundation, is free and open to children who have recently experienced a loss. Trained professionals and volunteers assist with therapeutic activities, art therapy and edu- cational discussions on grief and bereavement—while helping the children discuss the loss of their loved one and how to work through grief. For more information and to register, visit campheal . Join us for the Archbold Classic Monday, Nov. 11 Glen Arven Country Club 1700 Old Monticello Road, Thomasville The 25th Archbold Classic Golf Tournament will benefit the Archbold Scholarship Program again this year. A cocktail dinner is set for the night before the fun and fellowship begin on the historic Glen Arven Country Club golf course in Thomasville. The Archbold Classic, which is presented by sponsors Thomasville National Bank and TNB Financial, brings in professionals to play alongside our amateur players, making it a unique experience for all involved. Please join us. For more information about sponsorship opportunities or to register to play in the Classic, contact the Archbold Foundation at 229.228.2924 or online at .