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8BiApril 24, 2003 The Cuba Free Press Missouri Baptist Hospital-Sullivan SellCFP itClassifieds!fast in the helps patient "rehab his li00fe" Missouri Baptist Hospital- Sullivan cardiopulmonary rehab program 16 months later. There, Culver met Mike Whitaker, director of outpa-. tient services at Missouri Baptist Hospital-Sullivan, and RNs Denise Ettinger, Michelle Smith and Cheri Heitman. Culver, who had never exer- cised before, began his cardio- vascular exercises with very short workouts. He spent three minutes each on a treadmill, a Nu-Step machine (a machine "This whole process has given me a second chance, and I'm riot going to let it slip by." The "process" Bob Culver is referring to is his pulmonary rehabilitation. In June 2001, Culver was diagnosed with asbestosis, a scarring of the lungs caused by exposure to asbestos products. Even the lightest physical exertion left, him panting for breath. On his physician's recom- mendatitm, he entered the Alan Wesley photo Sullivan resident Bob Culver works out on the Nu-Step machine at the Sullivan Sports Fitness & Rehabilitation Center. Report Threats Against Students Teachers - Schools Marilyn and I have sold Mid-State Rentals. Effective April 18, 2003, Craig and Scheryl Stovall are the new owners. I hope that you will continue to support the business. I appreciate your past patronage. Bob Wilson cfp 4/23 that works both the arms and legs) and the arm ergometer (a stationary bicycle that is "ed- aled with the arms). "That v s all I could do," he says. "We provide encouragement, instruction and a monitored exercise environment that is based on a salb and progressive program of exercise," says Whitaker. "When patients like Bob do not join a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program, they face two major obstacles: First, knowing how to get started and what to do, and second, actual- ly sticking with an exercise program." The Missouri Baptist Hospital-Sullivan cardiopul- monary 'rehab department offers rehabilitation services for a variety of chronic obstruc- tive pulmonary diseases, including emphysema, asthma, chronic bronchitis and other restrictive pulmonary diseases. It also treats patients after they have suffered a heart attack, have angina, or have undergone coronary bypass surgery. ARer working out three days per week for a 10-week period, Culver had built his strength until he was walking on the treadmill for 30 minutes, fol- lowed by 15 minutes each on the Nu-Step and the arm ergometer. "I can't say enough about the staff there," says Culver. "They are the greatest people you would ever want to meet." But Culver knew that the tremendous gains he had made in rehab program would soon be lost if he did not continue to exercise, so he joined the Sullivan Sports Fitness & Rehabilitation Center, which is part of the hospital. His work in rehab allowed him to contin- ue his exercise regimen at the center. "They would not have let me join the fitness center had I not completed the rehab program. The risks would have been too great," he says. Now, Culver works out for an hour a days, six days a week at the fitness center. Again, he was impressed with the staff. 'rhey really encourage me and applaud my success," he says. "Three months ago, there is no way that I could be exercising like I am now. I just can't say enough about the employees in the cardiopulmonary rehab department and the fitness center." "We have seen dramatic results in our rehab program people who couldn't climb a flight of stairs when they start- ed that can do an hour of car- diovascular exercise when they leave," says Whitaker. Culver confesses that had he not entered rehab, he would have not begun the "process" that has changed his life. "I wouldn't have believed that I could do it," he says. "But, thanks to their help, I've already accomplished a lot." Farmer's Market to openin St. James The city 0fSt. James and the St. James Chamber of Commerce announce the begin- ning of the St. James Farmer's Market on May 2. The St. James Farmer's Market will be held every Friday morning in the open area adjacent to the St. James Tourist Information Center beginning at 7 a.m. and ending at noon. Vendors will be required to register at the Tourist Information Center each Friday morning and a $1 registration fee will be charged. The Farmer's Market will feature Missouri agriculture- related products (examples include area-grown produce, bedding pla.nts, berries, cut flowers, eggs and honey). Missouri artisans are welcome. The city of St. James will reserve the right to refuse any vendor. This new conimunity event was identified as a goal for St. James by the Tourism Committee of the Missouri Community Assessment Program and has been made possible through a partnership between the city of St. James and the Chamber of Commerce. The Farmer's Market is being designed to promote tourism and offer opportunities to area farmers, craffsmen, and artists to market their products. The planning and prepara- tion for the Farmer's Market has been accomplished by a group of community volun- teers-part of the Marketing and Tourism Committee of the St. James Chamber of CommerceIand ongoing oper- ation of the Farmer's Market will be coordinated by Dee Wood, Tourist Information Center Director. Volunteers 'ill be needed to help with reg- istration on Friday mornings and anyone interested in vol- unteering is encouraged to con- tact Wood at 573-265-3899. FULL HEARING AID FREE TESTING BRANDNAME HEARING ACCESSORIES OF ALL Certified Hearing Aid Specialist-J.W. Kamper 33 years experience. On-site Repair or Free ROLLA " CUBA 700 S. Bishop 501 W. Washington No. 1 N. Outer Rd. i73-364-8784 573-885-2280 573-468-4 Trimmers Starting at s14 Gas Blower/Vac s15 Wayde's Equipment Co. 297 E. Hwy. 8 Steelville, MO 65565 (573) 775-3575 www.waydesequip.com , I Cuba 885-3355  Steelville 775-2123 Our Family Servig Yours Service to the community for over 85 yem's Britton Funeral Home offers this space to non-profit organizations and churches for advertising special events. We are happy to supply this service to the community. Just fill in your special event and bring it by the office. TAKE & BAKE -- TRI-C'S BIGGEST GARAGE SALE -- SAT., APRIL 26 8 am to 2 pm. Mace's parking lot. Comer of Hwy 19 & Spencer. Td-C Freedom Walkers to benefit Relay for Life GOSPEL SINGING -- SUNDAY, APRIL 27- 1:30 PM Delhi Baptist Church. Featuring: Country Gospels & New Highway. Take 1-44 exit 210 North on UU three & one half miles. Rev. Charles Ledbetter, Pastor. 2003 ANNUAL CUBA CHAMBER AWARDS BANQUET -- FRI., MAY 2 Cuba Knights of Columbus Hall. Public is invited. Silent auction, entertainment & dinner. Tickets are $20 & reservations by April 28. Call the Cuba Chamber Office at 885-2531. ALL CHURCH CHICKEN DINNER -- SUNDAY, MAY 4 12:00 pm till 2:00 pm. Cuba United Methodist Church. Sponsored by Susannah's. Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Coleslaw, Green Salad, Rolls and Homemade Pies. Adults $6.00. Children under g $3.00. Children under 2 FREE. Carry-Out available. Please join us. Everyone is welcome. cfp 4/24 Original List Price $22,095 Now Only *9,99 LI NC()LN Mercury