VOL. 120 | NO. 246 | Friday, December 9, 2005
As Baptist completes expansion, new providers follow growth
Take a quick drive down the southbound leg of Interstate 55, and it's hard to miss the signs of expansion under way at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto.
It's not uncommon on an afternoon in Downtown to see columns of schoolchildren stride soundlessly into the renovated Fire Engine House No. 1 at 118 Adams St., where they marvel at such exhibits as a horse-drawn steam engine, a dispatcher's radio that plays actual 911 calls and an outdoor sculpture that memorializes fire fighters who have died in the line of duty.
David Jordan, executive director of Agape Child and Family Services Inc. in Memphis, is a recipient of the 2005 Angels in Adoption Award from the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, which focuses on improving adoption policy and practice to promote the advantages of adoption.