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Lou Lemons

HEALTH ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR

Lou accepted the assignment of Health Director in July 2018 following Pat Stepniewski's long tenure in the role. Lou and Dian Lemons live in Duncanville. More bio to come...


The nearest Carter Blood Care Donor Center to Holy Spirit Catholic Church is in Cedar Hill.
NOTE: If you wish to go there to donate blood, the number to the right will identify you as a member of our church:
#020599

CARTER BLOOD CARE – CEDAR HILL DONOR CENTER
613 Uptown Blvd. Suite 107, Cedar Hill, TX 75104  – Telephone (972) 572-3917


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Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

I’ve taken the following from the CDC feature for the December health notice. I think it’s a timely even though as a U.S. government agency they can’t mention Christmas; only the holidays. However, they somehow reminded me of an upcoming birthday with this picture and the information offered about: Food Safety Tips for the Holidays…

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November Health Flyer

November Health Flyer The weather is cooler, and we’re back on Standard Time. So, it must be November already! Two things come to mind when I think of autumn: the Holidays and Travel. I can’t think of the Holidays without thinking of food. We have always had turkey for Thanksgiving at our house and either…

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AAP Issues Flu Vaccine Recommendations

AAP issues Flu vaccine recommendations for 2018 The new flu shot is now available. I know some of my brother Knights don’t get an annual flu shot for various reasons. I won’t try to debate anyone’s reason for not getting the flu shot except ………. As of Aug. 18, 2018, a total of 179 children…

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Blood drive – August 2018

Blood drive – August 2018 Lou Lemons jumped right in as the council’s new director of health activities by overseeing the blood drive that was held in Holy Spirit’s community center dining room on Sunday, Aug. 19. The drive collected 40 donations. Hats off to Lou and those who helped: outgoing health director Patrick Stepniewski,…

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Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heat-Related Illness

Heat-related illnesses are preventable. Learn the symptoms and what to do if you or a loved one shows signs of having a heat-related illness. For more information contact: Lou Lemons, Health Activities Director

Knights host successful blood drive – August 2016

  It’s time again for a tip of the hat for Pat. That would be Patrick Stepniewski, who has been organizing our council blood drives for years. Even before that, when Holy Spirit had a men’s club instead of a KC entity. The drive that was held in the community center dining room on Aug….

Winter Blood Drive – February 2016

  Congratulations to Patrick Stepniewski and his brother helpers for what appears to be the most successful council blood drive in years on Sunday, Feb. 21. We had an official count of 50, which includes individuals who signed up to donate but couldn’t for whatever reason. The Carter Blood Care staff that came over from…

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Summer Blood Drive

ur summer blood drive this past Sunday, August 17th turned out to be quite successful despite the threat of inclement weather. Not only did we have a record turnout of just under 40 donors, we also had 2 of the youngest donors in our blood drives ever, two 16 year-old girls. Accompanied by her entire…

Blood Drive Sunday

espite a flurry of activities and late night events our council had to participate in the day before, Pat Stepniewski, our Health Director made sure our blood drive took place as planned early Sunday morning February 16, 2014. Immediately after the dinner dance the night before, the gym floor was transformed from a dance hall…

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Our Summer Blood Drive

ed by our Health Program Director Pat Stepniewski, this past Sunday our Council sponsored our annual summer Blood Drive with services provided by Carter BloodCare, and in doing so offered the opportunity for members of our community to help save lives. Andy Goza manned the reception desk and greeted donors with his usual quick wit…