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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
Thanksgiving and Christmas constantly remind us of how fortunate we are to live in an area where the citizens are involved with projects and programs that benefit our community. An excellent example of this type of effort is the Love Lights program that is sponsored by the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary.
    Love Lights provides an opportunity for people in our community to honor friends and loved ones with a donation to a meaningful program that benefits the members of the community we serve. This year’s donations will be used to purchase new exercise equipment for the Cardiac Rehab Unit at PMH. This equipment can be used by rehab program participants as well as PMH employees to promote cardiac health.
    By making a $5 donation to Love Lights, you can honor one friends or loved one by having their name written on a Christmas tree bow. These bows will be placed on a Christmas tree displayed in the hospital main lobby. Donations to Love Lights will be accepted until December 21st. You may sign up for Love Lights by visiting Piedmont Mountainside Hospital where an Auxiliary volunteer at the main lobby desk will assist you, or by mailing Love Lights donation forms printed in the Pickens Progress in November and December. You may honor as many individuals as you want with multiple donations. Please mail all requests with checks to:
    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
    Attn: Mailroom (Auxiliary)
    1266 Hwy. 515 South
    Jasper, Ga. 30143
    This year’s Love Lights program will be held on December 5th at 5:30 p.m. in the main lobby of PMH. Refreshments, and a special guest for our younger attendees will be provided.
    Honor your friends and loved ones with a donation and come join our celebration on December 5th. Thanks in advance for your support. We’ll look forward to seeing you.
    Erica Biggins
PMH Volunteer Auxiliary

Dear Editor:
"A Fascist is one whose lust for money  and power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his end."  Those are the words of Henry A. Wallace,  33rd Vice President under FDR
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