Community briefs, Nov. 16

Published 4:55 pm Monday, November 18, 2019

Murphy nominated for DAISY award

HARRODSBURG —  Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital is pleased to recognize and honor one of its nurses for her extraordinary patient care. Amanda Murphy, APRN, a nurse in the Emergency Department and Trauma/Stroke Coordinator, was one of many nurses nominated for the DAISY Award. A resident of Harrodsburg, Amanda has been caring for patients at Haggin for 12 years.

She was nominated for the award by a co-worker who said, “Amanda always ensures excellent care is provided. She goes above and beyond for all of our patients. Her commitment and loyalty to our community is extraordinary. Ephraim McDowell Health is extremely fortunate to have her as an Associate.”

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Ephraim McDowell is proud to recognize nurses with the DAISY Award, a national program that honors the compassionate care and clinical excellence that nurses bring to their patients every day.  Nomination forms for the DAISY Award are available at various locations throughout Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Fort Logan Hospital and James B. Haggin Hospital.


Ephraim McDowell Health donates turkeys to Salvation Army

 Ephraim McDowell Health has donated 196 turkeys to The Salvation Army to share with residents in the communities it serves.

The turkeys were donated by Ephraim McDowell Health Associates at the conclusion of the health care system’s annual turkey giveaway to associates.

Ephraim McDowell Health is honored to provide this $3,273.87 donation on behalf of its associates so that others in the community can have a traditional Thanksgiving meal.


Centre alum launches second book on finances

Today, Nov. 19, 2019, author and Centre College alumna Rachel Richards will launch her second book, “Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement: The Secret to Freedom, Flexibility, and Financial Independence (& how to get started.)” From 5 to 8:30 p.m., Richards will greet readers and sign copies at JTown Beach House in Louisville. 

Richards is a 2013 Centre College graduate. She is a real estate investor, former financial advisor, professional speaker, and the author of “Money Honey.” At age 27, she quit her job and retired, living off a five-figure-per-month passive income stream. She has been featured in The Penny Hoarder and The New York Times.