THANKS to the local chapter of the GA Power employees, families and friends that came out on Martin Luther King’s Birthday, 19 January 2009, to the Fisher House and help beautify the grounds. From removing old, diseased, and dead shrubberies and plants to planting new plants, trees, shrubberies, flowers etc., They also cleared the small nature path to Eisenhower Army Medical Center (EAMC) from the Fisher House and pressure washed the fence with the additional help from soldiers from Bravo Company 447 (25Bravo Course) and the Warrant Officers Course (WOBC 254A 007-08). They also brought coffee and doughnuts for all as well as having a cookout for all and all the Fisher House Families were also invited too partake of and enjoy the day. Thanks also the Health Services Auxiliary which helped in getting some of the plantings needed and thanks to the Fort Gordon’s ground crew for the prep work done prior to the project, thus ensuring a successful landscaping project at the Fisher House.

Ms. Sofie Goode the Zaxby’s Area Manager in Savannah, Georgia coordinated a fundraiser for the Fort Gordon Fisher House. In where the Zaxbys, in Vidalia, Pooler, Chatham Parkway, Port Wentworth and Ogeechee Road Georgia raised funds for the Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center’s Fisher House at Fort Gordon. On 21 January 2009, Ms. Goode and Zaxbys’ representatives visited the Fisher House and presented a check for $8,983.16. The majorities of the funds were generated by Mr. Craig Jones’ Zaxbys’ locations. BG Bradshaw, SERMC/DDEAMC Commander, was also present for the presentation and also presented to Ms. Goode and Zaxbys’ representatives an Army Fisher House coin.

Thanks to the following soldiers pictured between Mrs. Amy Watson and Mr. Harold Lewis (Fisher House Volunteers) that came out on January 7, 2009 and helped in taken down the holiday decorations.

1.Tovar, Michael
2.Dollar, Jeffrey
3.Wright, Glenn
4.King, Antonio
5.Taylor, Ondre
6. White, Akheem
7.Blackburn, Cameron
8.Rogers, Brock
9.Aseltine, David
10.Lira, Ricardo
11.Bikrev, Olga
12.Perez, Oscar
13.Littrell, Edward
14.Richardson, Katrina