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What Augusta Free Press Does For: Mathers Construction

Mathers Construction in Waynesboro, Va., has been a client of Augusta Free Press since 2010. The first project that Mathers and AFP collaborated on was a new website for the construction company, which was founded in 1948.


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Augusta Health Foundation has banner first year

Each New Year’s Day is a time for both reflecting on the year past and focusing on the goals of the year to come. For the Augusta Health Foundation, 2014 was its first full year of operation, and one that included many firsts and significant accomplishments.


Middlebrook doctor named 2014 Country Doctor of the Year

Dr. John Otho ‘Rob’ Marsh, an independent practitioner in Middlebrook and Raphine who is on the medical staff at Augusta Health, has been named the 2014 Country Doctor of the Year.


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Annual Lights of Love tree lighting ceremony at Augusta Health on Dec. 7

The annual Lights of Love Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, benefitting the Gifted Care Program at the Shenandoah House and the Nursing Scholarship Program, will be Sunday at 4:30 pm in the Augusta Health Atrium Lobby.


Virginia Tech class mobilizes for health outreach program

When The Health Wagon, a spiffy 2014-model motorhome, rolled onto the Drillfield this week, it wasn;t there to deliver flu shots or accept blood donations, but rather to tell a story.


Ruth Jones named City of Staunton communications manager

Staunton City Manager Steve Owen announced today that Ruth Jones has been selected to fill the position of communications manager for the City of Staunton.


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Augusta Health Big Squeeze program provides blood pressure screenings, education

The Big Squeeze, a hypertension screening and education program designed to lower blood pressure readings throughout the community, will begin in November and continue throughout 2015.


Augusta Free Press launches new website for Staunton CPA Kris McMackin

Staunton CPA Kris McMackin has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press. The new site highlights the small business services offered by Kris McMackin CPA PC, including monthly bookkeeping, payroll, tax preparation and QuickBooks consulting and training.


Augusta Free Press produces informational video for Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc.

Augusta Free Press has produced an informational video for Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc. promoting a WDDI effort to locate an informational kiosk in the heart of the downtown business district.


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Augusta Health offers world-clas S-ICD® SYSTEM Defibrillator Implant

Augusta Health, a leading health care provider in the Shenandoah Valley, now proudly offers to cardiac patients a less invasive, highly reliable implantable defibrillator: the Boston Scientific S-ICD® System (S-ICD).


Augusta Health receives echocardiography accreditation

Early detection of life-threatening heart disorders is possible through the use of echocardiography procedures performed in hospitals and physicians’ offices.


Augusta Health Lifetime Fitness earns Certified Medical Fitness Facility designation

Augusta Health Lifetime Fitness has earned re-certification as a Certified Medical Fitness Facility by the Medical Fitness Association. Lifetime Fitness is the first and only medical fitness facility world-wide that received a score of 100% on both its initial certification and its recertification.


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Cancer patients will get help because of 20th anniversary event at Augusta Health

In celebration of the Augusta Health’s 20th anniversary, the Augusta Health Foundation will host a special celebration of this momentous occasion while also benefitting cancer patients in need.


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Augusta Health Cancer Center re-accredited by National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Augusta Health Cancer Center’s Breast Program has been granted a full three-year accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.


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Augusta Health main lab accredited by College of American Pathologists

Augusta Health’s Main Laboratory in Fishersville has been re-accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) after an on-site inspection.


Resource Management Plans will help document on-farm conservation efforts and compliance

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is introducing a new program this summer to help all Virginia farmers implement conservation plans, and to keep better track of conservation practices in use on farms.


Augusta Health Foundation announces board of directors

The Augusta Health Foundation, the charitable arm of Augusta Health, has announced its inaugural Board of Directors.


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Augusta Health grant applications available

As part of its mission to promote the health and well-being of its community through access to excellent care, Augusta Health provides single-year and multi-year grants to local non-profit and governmental community organizations.


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Augusta Health employees make a difference

During National Hospital Week, May 12-16, Augusta Health employees had the opportunity to participate in its first-ever Employee Campaign.


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Augusta Health to celebrate National Cancer Survivor Day

The Augusta Health Cancer Program will celebrate National Cancer Survivor Day on Sunday, June 1 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Augusta Community Care Building.