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Archbold Earns Top Awards

Archbold Memorial Hospital was recently awarded three Target Awards at the Georgia Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations annual conference. Archbold was awarded top honors in two of three categories among hospitals statewide for entries in community relations, patient/customer relations and fundraising. Entries were judged by a panel from The New England Society of Healthcare Communications, and were scored individually based on originality,...



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City Schools Win Live Better Fan Challenge

Live Better, the Archbold-led community health initiative focused on improving the health of citizens in Thomas County, held the Live Better Fan Challenge at the Thomasville/Thomas County Central rivalry football game. Twenty-four elementary students from both school systems competed against each other in a relay race comprised of physical challenges before the game. The Thomasville City Schools team completed the relay first, and they were named Live Better Fan Challenge...



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Chick-Fil-A Named Live Better Partner

Chick-Fil-A Named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed another partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Thomasville restaurant Chick-Fil-A is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better partner. To help inspire people to live a healthy and active...



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Archbold’s Live Better Hosting Kids Fun Run

Live Better, the Archbold-led community health initiative, is hosting the Live Better Heart and Sole Fun Run-a one-mile fun run for children grade levels K-5. Held in conjunction with Heart Month, the run is intended to raise awareness of the connection between obesity and heart disease while promoting living a heart-healthy lifestyle through physical fitness and healthy eating. About one in three children in the United States are considered overweight or obese. Childhood obesity can...



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Thomasville City Schools Win Live Better Fan Challenge

Live Better, the Archbold-led community health initiative focused on improving the health of citizens in Thomas County, held a Fan Challenge Friday night at the Thomasville versus Thomas County Central rivalry football game. Elementary students from both school systems competed against each other in a relay race comprised of physical challenges during halftime. Students competing for Thomasville City Schools included Karter Walker (Harper Elementary), Brianna Freeman (Harper...