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Ribbon cutting marks Mercy Care's grand opening

Myrtle Beach, SC -

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach community members and leaders gathered Thursday to celebrate the grand opening of Mercy Care's new Professional Center, located on Devon Court in Myrtle Beach.

As part of the grand opening celebrations, three special room dedications were unveiled throughout the 7,200 square foot building that are named in honor of individuals important to Mercy Care and the community.

Mercy's new community room has been dedicated to Sister Connie Fahey, the woman who founded Mercy in 1981. The room will house inter-disciplinary conferences, which what officials say is the platform for the heart of hospice work.

Officials also dedicated Mercy Care's library to Claire Chapin Epps, the organization's first palliative care patient, in addition to the dedication of the board room to Dr. Charles and Jeanne Sasser.

The Sister Connie Fahey Community Room is available for use by calling Mercy at (843) 347-5500. The Claire Chapin Epps Memorial Library will be open to the public beginning mid July and its materials will be available for reservation through the Chapin Library's virtual card catalog at that time, as well. 

If you have any books or journals that might further enrich the library, please contact Mercy.

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