SWGA Oil contributions $100K through GA HEART Program to MHM

Thank you SWGA Oil and their brands SunStop and Total Petroleum for supporting MHM with this generous contribution through the GA Heart Tax Credit program!! The choice to redirect your taxes from the state to our local hospital, and keeping those tax dollars working for our local community, helps everyone! We appreciate you!!


Employee of the Month – Kim Byrd – June 2024

Congratulations to Kim Byrd, our June Employee of the Month!! Kim works in our Radiology Department and is an amazing asset to our hospital. She is wonderful with her teammates and always goes above and beyond for her patients. She makes sure everyone feels at ease and as comfortable as possible when she is working with them. Please help me in congratulating Kim!


Bank OZK contributes $100K to MHM through GA Heart Program

Bank OZK (Nasdaq: OZK) is pleased to announce a $100,000 contribution to Memorial Hospital and Manor in Bainbridge, Georgia through the Georgia HEART Hospital Program. This brings the total donated since 2018 by Bank OZK for this community hospital to $530,000.
“Bank OZK is proud to once again participate in the Georgia HEART Hospital Program and do our part to help rural hospitals provide access to quality healthcare so the communities we serve including Bainbridge grow and thrive,” stated Tori Haack, Bank OZK Commercial Banking President.
Since 2018, Bank OZK has contributed over two million dollars through Georgia HEART, the statewide rural hospital organization expense tax credit program. Lawmakers enacted Georgia HEART to encourage taxpayers in Georgia to learn more about the financial and other challenges rural hospitals face and to contribute to improve their financial condition and patient offerings.
“Bank OZK continues to be an outstanding supporter of Memorial Hospital and Manor through their ongoing commitment to the Georgia Heart Tax Credit Program. They have been long time partners with our hospital and their continued support shows how important they believe having access to a full‐service hospital is to our rural community. Because of the generous donations through this program, we will be able to make needed equipment purchases and building upgrades,” said Jamie Sinko, Director of Development at Memorial Hospital and Manor.
Bank OZK contributed a total of $450,000 in 2024 to three rural Georgia hospitals, including Higgins General Hospital in Bremen and Union General Hospital in Blairsville. Bank OZK has 67 banking centers in Georgia, including a full‐service branch located at 226 S. Broad Street in Bainbridge.
About Bank OZK
Bank OZK (Nasdaq: OZK) is a regional bank providing innovative financial solutions delivered by expert bankers with a relentless pursuit of excellence. Established in 1903, Bank OZK conducts banking operations with over 240 offices in eight states including Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Texas, New York, California and Mississippi and had $34.24 billion in total assets as of December 31, 2023. For more information, visit


MHM Employees help with Salvation Army Dinner

MHM is proud that a couple of team members were able to help the Salvation Army serve dinner to the Emory medical team that has been in Decatur County this week providing health care services to our migrant farm workers. The Emory team provides an invaluable service each year to these workers and we were glad to be able to show our support.


MHM Foundation Gala Nov 7, 2024

The Memorial Hospital Foundation is excited to formally announce that the Foundation Gala is returning November 7th at the Simmons House at Greenwood Triangle! This will be a black tie affair with live music, complimentary drinks, and silent and live auctions to support our hospital! We look forward to seeing you there!! Please contact Jamie Sinko at 229-220-4591 for questions and to purchase tables or individual tickets.


ED Nurses complete Trauma Nursing Core Course

“I am very proud of the training and education our nurses continue to pursue for the betterment of themselves and our community,” said Lori Eubanks, Chief Nursing Officer at MHM. Three Emergency Department nurses, Amy Anderson, Hannah Bius, and Lorraine West, just completed their Trauma Nursing Core Course this past month. This is a 16- hour course developed by the Emergency Nurses Association to present a firm foundation in trauma nursing and to provide nurses with core or basic trauma cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills that are associated with the delivery of professional nursing care to the trauma patient. “We are passionate about providing the best care possible in our Emergency Department every day. This training helps ensure we are prepared for anything that comes through our doors.” Eubanks stated.
Thank you ladies!!

MHM Provides two AED Machines to YMCA

We are proud to provide the YMCA with two AED machines for their facility! While we hope they are never needed, we want to be sure they are available in case of an emergency. Excited to be community partners with this team!


Dr. Lisa Martin Wins Best of Bainbridge – Eye Doctor/Optometrist

We want to congratulate Dr. Lisa Martin for winning her fourth consecutive Best of Bainbridge award for being the best

Eye Doctor/Optometrist in town!

Thank you, Lisa, for all your hard work and dedication to your patients and staff every day! You are an amazing asset and we are blessed to call you a teammate!!


Employee of the Month – Brittany McCoy – May 2024

We want to congratulate Brittany McCoy on being our May Employee of the Month!

Brittany is our Activities Director in the Manor and she does an amazing job of keeping the residents and staff busy with wonderful games and events.

She is so well known and respected that an Administrator of another facility sent in the following nomination: “You’re Activity Director is the absolute best! The manor is top notch on activities!! No facility can begin to compare! Your residents are so truly blessed to be there!”

We could not agree more! Please help me in telling Brittany what a great job she does and how much we appreciate her!