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 { 8 }  SNJ Today  |  MAY 19, 2021                                                    Has your provider
                                                                                      told you it’s time
                                                                                     Has your provider

                                                                                     told you it’s time
                                                                                      for an imaging test?

                                                                                     for an imaging test?
                                                                                      You’ll find it here at AMI AtlantiCare
                                                                                      in Hammonton.
                                                                                     You’ll find it here at AMI AtlantiCare
                                                                                      We’re one of the leading outpatient medical imaging centers in
               PHOTO:                                                                in Hammonton.
              MICHAEL                                                                 our region — and conveniently located right in your backyard.
            BIDDINGER
                                                                                      At AMI AtlantiCare, we offer state-of-the-art imaging technology
                                                                                     We’re one of the leading outpatient medical imaging centers in
                                                                                      to help guide your provider to an accurate diagnosis. And we’ve
                                                                                     our region — and conveniently located right in your backyard.
                 “Experienced gardeners helped the novice.                            carefully designed our office with your comfort and care in mind.
             Adults helped children, and children helped adults.                     At AMI AtlantiCare, we offer state-of-the-art imaging technology
                                                                                      Why go farther than you need to for medical imaging?
                                                                                     to help guide your provider to an accurate diagnosis. And we’ve
      [Community Planting Day] was a day filled with heartwarming                    carefully designed our office with your comfort and care in mind.
                                                                                      Set up an appointment with AMI AtlantiCare in Hammonton,
                                                                                      call 609-878-XRAY (9729) or visit www.amiatlanticare.com.
            moments framed by a mutual sense of community.”                          Why go farther than you need to for medical imaging?
                                                                                     Set up an appointment with AMI AtlantiCare in Hammonton,
                                                                                                                   One of the leading
                                                                                      We offer:
     April 26, and finished on Friday, April 30.   square feet. The three large upland pollina-  call 609-878-XRAY (9729) or visit www.amiatlanticare.com.
     Over this five-day period 90-plus volun-  tor gardens were built using repurposed   • 3D Mammography          imaging centers in the
     teers came to revitalize the circle into a   soil from the excavation of the rain gardens.   • MRI            region. Two locations.
     vibrant, welcoming space. Novice and   They stand one and four feet in height.   We offer:                    One of the leading
                                                                                                                   219 North White Horse Pike
                                                                                      • Low-Dose CT Scan
     experienced gardeners alike turned out to   On Saturday, May 1, volunteers showed   • 3D Mammography          imaging centers in the
                                                                                                                   Hammonton Health Park
                                                                                      • Ultrasound
     dig trenches, remove extant pipes, spread   up for one last hurrah, Community Planting   • MRI                region. Two locations.
     mulch, connect rain gardens with under-  Day! Experienced gardeners helped the   • DEXA Scan
                                                                                                                   219 North White Horse Pike
     ground pipes, fill inlets with rock, and move   novice. Adults helped children, and chil-  • Low-Dose CT Scan   517 Route 72 West
                                                                                      • Digital X-Ray/Fluoroscopy
                                                                                                                   Hammonton Health Park
     mountains upon mountains upon moun-  dren helped adults. It was a day filled with   • Ultrasound              Manahawkin Health Park
     tains of soil. Many of them expressed ex-  heartwarming moments framed by a mutu-  • DEXA Scan
     citement that the lawn area would finally be   al sense of community. Four thousand plant                     517 Route 72 West
     transformed into an eco-friendly landscape.   plugs were purchased from New Moon   • Digital X-Ray/Fluoroscopy  Manahawkin Health Park
       The space was naturalized into an   Nursery, a wholesale native plant resource
     urban garden that functions as an oasis for   in Woodstown. In addition, CU Maurice
     pollinators, beneficial insects, and birds.   River members Susan McKenna and Carol
     While working, volunteers imagined how   and Bob Marceluk donated a total of 1,000
 Over the next two months, these eco-  the space would welcome many visitors to   plants from their backyard habitats. Along
 stewards shared their experiences on a   Down Jersey. Would it serve as an outdoor   with the 2,100 plants fostered from seed by
 Facebook page, called Circle Pollinator   classroom? Could it potentially house   volunteers, on that day approximately 7,000
 Project. There they shared the excitement  outdoor glass art exhibits? How many   native food and host plants were put in the
 of spotting the first sprouts poking through  soirées could the garden host in the future?   ground by families, local community mem-
 the soil (well, except for those who were still  Many volunteers participated because they   bers, and visitors to southern New Jersey.
 waiting in nervous expectancy). They also  felt drawn to a project that would make a   Now CU Maurice River, WheatonArts,
 shared growing pains and “coming of age   difference for WheatonArts, an organiza-  Rutgers, donors, and volunteers are look-
 moments,” like when crowded trays needed tion that celebrates the area’s history and   ing forward to watching the gardens grow
 to be thinned out. One participant shared   preserves its glassmaking tradition.   and the water percolate as the installation
 her curious cat checking out, or even eating,  In addition to the rocking volunteer   works to protect drinking water supplies
 the seeds. Another sent an S.O.S. message   team, local companies Stanker & Galetto   and wildlife habitats for future generations.
 when ants raided the cells of her trays. The  and Northeast Precast donated two back-  We invite you to visit the WheatonArts en-
 group page was consistently active with   hoes to the successful and timely comple-  trance circle and explore this urban oasis. n
 updates, inquiries, stories, doubts, and sug- tion of the project. Operated by skilled driv-
 gestions. In the midst of the deep dark win- ers, the backhoes dug out rain gardens and   A similar project is set for this Saturday,
 ter, those little-sprouts-that-could opened  helped move heavy materials—while also   May 22, at a different location. See page 20
 their first set of leaves and inspired hope in  inspiring some of the youngest members of   for details on how to get involved, visit CU-
 anticipation for the coming of spring—and  the volunteer team. They carved out valleys   MauriceRiver.org or contact Karla.Rossini@
 warmer days. Together this group of eco-  and built-up hills in record time. Each rain   CUMauriceRiver.org.
 stewards raised over 2,100 plants.   garden is between two and three feet deep   For more about WheatonArts visit whea-
  Installation finally started on Monday,   with areas ranging between 1,500 and 2,120   tonarts.org.







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