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Leadership class visits LRMC
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The 2018-2019 Leadership Liberty class members stand in the Labor and Delivery Department at Liberty Regional Medical Center.

The 2018-2019 Leadership Liberty class toured Liberty Regional Medical Center Wednesday. 

Participants received an overview of LRMC facilities and services from Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Rene’ Harwell. 

Elise Stafford, Chief Long-Term Care Officer at Coastal Manor, explained their services to aid in maintaining a quality of life for their residents and shared information about their state of the art training program in working with patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. 

Commissioner Connie Thrift, Liberty County Board of Commissioners’ liaison to LRMC, presented a wealth of information about the partnerships and collaborations that assist in addressing and solving challenges in accessing quality healthcare. Chief Nursing Officer Donna Cochrane led the class in a tour of the hospital which included a tour of one of the new ambulances and going inside an operating room. The class ate lunch at the LRMC cafeteria, learning that its dining facilities are open to the public. 

Leadership Liberty is an intense 9-month class, in which class participants meet at least once per month and learn about various functions of the community to include: county government, city government, public health, public education, tourism and economic development.

Established in 1976, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to support new and existing business, trade and industry within Liberty County, while increasing the cultural, civic, educational and overall quality of life of its citizens. The Chamber and its’ 500 members are committed to enhancing the local business climate and maintaining a high quality of life in the community. 

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