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JP Graduates

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Congratulations to Jessamine Place Grads!!!


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Join Our Team

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Interested??? Please call 229-426-5205 or stop by office at 402 South Main Street to pick up an application. 

Nurse’s Week

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2021 Nurses’ Week


Nurses’ Week is always a special time for us to show our gratitude to our nurses. Nurses’ Week 2021 ran from May 6th through May 12th this year. Not only that, but the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic helped people across the U.S. realize the integral role nurses play in keeping our society functioning and healthy.

Thank You for All You Do!


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May Right of the Month


Right to see a doctor as soon as you need and the right to receive adequate medical treatment.

Staff Appreciation

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Workforce Appreciation


Workforce Appreciation Day was celebrated on Friday, April 30th. Teamwork makes the dream work. Thank you for being a team player.

Administrative Professional Day

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Happy Administrative Professional Day


L to R: Back – Johnelia Graham, Janice Lawson, Constance Foster, Miranda Melton, Brittany Young-Taylor, Carletha Ford

L  to R: Middle – Tina Moore, Marilyn Whitman, Alexsis Haskin, Sandra Sheppard

L to R: Front – Iris Fuller, Denise Graham, Kathy Casselman, Pamela Snipes, Regina Paschal, Shirley B. Brooks, Constance Manley

National Professional Secretaries Week and National Secretary’s Day was created  in 1952 to promote the value and importance of the job that clerical staff do. The name of this special day has changed and evolved over the past few decades along with the position. The importance and value of these positions continue to bring to all businesses and management should never go unnoticed. 

For more information on the history of Administrative Professional Day, please visit:


April ROM

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April Right of the Month


Right to NOT be subject to experimental research without your consent. 

Farewell 2020

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Farewell 2020


On December 23, the last day before the office closed for the holidays, staff got together for a “Farewell 2020” picture. 

Looking forward to 2021!

Season of Giving

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Tis the Season of Giving


 “One of the best feelings in the world is giving. This type of positive energy is contagious. One of life’s greatest gift is the ability to share your blessings with others…Lydia Sweatt.” 

Thank you so much for the great level of generosity you have shown during this season of giving for our director. Mrs. Brooks was presented an Amazon gift card, along with a monogram tote, purse, and tumbler. The tremendous show of support is always greatly appreciated.

2020 Lizzie Winners

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Jessamine Place 2020 Lizzie Winners


The “Lizzie Award” – “Above and Beyond” was developed in the loving memory of the late Lizzie Quarterman, who was an outstanding employee of The Jessamine Place. As a Direct Support Professional and Team Leader, she demonstrated “the extra mile” approach to supporting people served by the agency.

The Jessamine Place is very proud to announce the agency’s first place recipient for this prestigious award is Baerbel Johnson. She received a $100 gift card along with beautiful plague commemorating her recognition. Runner-ups were: Melinda McKinley and Latreace Reed. Both ladies were awarded certificates and gift cards. 

A direct support professional is a person who assists and advocates for individuals with a disability to lead a self-directed life while becoming full members of their community. DSPs encourage positive attitudes and behaviors that enhance community inclusion. A DSP engages in meaningful and rewarding work while helping fulfill dreams.