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Chamber Awards Banquet set for Feb. 9 - The Gentry Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet is set for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Wooden Spoon Restaurant in Gentry. Nominations are being accepted for Volunteer of the Year, Organization of the Year, Business of the Year, Shining Light Award (for a young person who goes above and beyond to make Gentry a great place to live), and Lifetime Achievement Award (for a longtime Gentry resident -- living or deceased -- who has dedicated his or her life's work to the city and the people of Gentry). Nominations should be sent to Gentry Chamber of Commerce at P.O. Box 642, Gentry, AR 72734 or emailed to info@gentrychamber.com by Jan. 13. Banquet tickets are available at the same address for $25 per person. The Wooden Spoon will be serving dinner and dessert. Limited seating is available, so get your tickets early. Gravette Chamber community banquet planned - The fourth annual Gravette Chamber of Commerce community banquet is set for Thursday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Horton Farms, 13799 Bethlehem Road, Gravette. Food will be catered from Hardluck Cafe and dessert from Copelands. There will be a wine tasting by courtesy of Just a Taste from Missouri, door prizes, a silent auction and a wine pull. Anyone can attend. Tickets are $40 each or $275 for a table of eight. Purchase tickets at Arvest Bank, Bank of Gravett, Gravette city hall or Ozarks Community Hospital. For more information, contact Amanda Gittlein at 479-344-6464. Continue Reading »

S Online check-in now an option at Siloam Springs Regional Hospital

SILOAM SPRINGS — Patients seeking emergency or walk-in care for non-life threatening conditions have a convenient new option to consider: Wait at home instead of the waiting room. Siloam Springs Regional Hospital Emergency Department and affiliated Express Care clinic are now offering online check-in--a service intended to enhance patients' overall experience by giving them more control of the process. "Online check-in helps individuals know what kind of wait time to expect from the outset and offers them the flexibility of waiting at home until closer to their projected treatment time, if needed," explains Rebecca Pearrow, marketing director at Siloam Springs Regional Hospital. Launched on Nov. 8 in conjunction with a brand new website, online check-in is accessed through the hospital's website, NorthwestHealth.com. Individuals then select the type of care they are seeking, and a location, to receive a projected treatment time.... Continue Reading »

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S Vetor on dean's list

ARKADELPHIA -- Cindy L. Vetor, of Gentry, a graduate student at Henderson State University, was included on the dean's list for the fall 2016 semester. Continue Reading »

S Gentry Senior Center News

GENTRY -- With the new year here, what better way to start it off than to join the Gentry Senior Activity and Wellness Center! The center offers many fun and healthy activities in which to participate. Continue Reading »

S First New Year Baby at SSRH

Submitted Photo The first baby of the new year at Siloam Springs Regional Hospital arrived on Jan. 3, 2017, at 4:10 a.m. Oliver was greeted with a special New Year's Baby package which included a special blanket from the Siloam Springs Dogwood Quilter's Guild and gifts from the SSRH Auxiliary. Pictured are proud parents Denver and Bethany with baby Oliver (left), Dr. Chad Hill, Loretta Jordan, Teresa Teed, Keesha Murray and Barbara Johnson. Continue Reading »

S Siloam Springs Regional Hospital receives Award Twenty-six hospitals receive more than $4.5 million in incentive payments

SILOAM SPRINGS — Siloam Springs Regional Hospital received a performance bonus payment from Arkansas Medicaid and Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC) as part of the annual Inpatient Quality Incentive (IQI) program. The award was presented during the annual Arkansas Medicaid Educational Conference, Dec. 7, at Embassy Suites Little Rock. A total of more than $4.5 million in performance bonus payments were made to 26 Arkansas hospitals for the 2016 IQI program. This was an increase over last year's performance bonuses. Three additional hospitals participated in 2016 and the total awards increased by $800,000. This reflects the continued increase every year in performance bonuses paid out during the program's 10-year history. Continue Reading »

S Chamber Awards Banquet set for Feb. 9 in Gentry

GENTRY — The Gentry Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet is set for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Wooden Spoon Restaurant in Gentry, with ticket sales now underway at the Chamber office. Award nominations are being accepted for this year's Volunteer of the Year, Organization of the Year, Business of the Year, Shining Light Award (for a young person who goes above and beyond to make Gentry a great place to live), and Lifetime Achievement Award (for a longtime Gentry resident -- living or deceased -- who has dedicated his or her life's work to the city and the people of Gentry. Nominations for awards should be sent to Gentry Chamber of Commerce at P.O. Box 642, Gentry, AR 72734 or emailed to info@gentrychamber.com by Jan. 13. The Chamber board will review nominations and select the award recipients. Continue Reading »

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