Volunteers at Delta County Memorial Hospital had a busy year giving 19,226 hours of their time and talents in 2012. They were honored guests at a luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Volunteers work in numerous areas of the hospital, including the emergency room, education, PACU, visitors’ desk, oncology, pharmacy, gift shop and cafeteria.
Awards were earned by the following (though nine of the honorees were unable to attend) — 100 hours, Lynette Clements and Randall Minnard; 500 hours, Frank Brophy, Gail Gurdette, Mary Dow, Mary Jane Place, William Raley, Wilma Reever and Judith Rice; 1,000 hours, Susan Flores, Pat Jablonsky, Jean Leszczynski and Esther Miller; 2,000 hours, Evelyn Frazier; 3,000 hours, Joyce Picard; 4,000 hours, Donna DeVore, Janamarie Dugle and Mary Lou Smith; 8,000 hours, Judy Wyckoff.
Awards were also given to volunteers honoring years of service — five years, Barbara Hoffart, Susan Flores, Nancy Hoffman, Joyce Raley, Wilma Reever and Jan McGee; 10 years, Sharon Dodds; 15 years, Martha Grewal and Carolyn Renfrow; 20 years, Rose Marie Prince; 25 years, Ruth Marvel; 30 years, Nellie Clark.
Honored guests Roger and Joan Rhodes were recognized for their donations over many years.
Hospital administrator Jason Cleckler spoke of the new computerized system, health care reform and the problems and benefits of both. He said he is optimistic about the future including increasing clinic service. “Everyone,” he said, “staff and volunteers are giving their best efforts and we are moving forward.”
Special words of “thanks” go to C&J’s restaurant for the excellent catered meal, Delta Floral for the floral centerpiece, the banquet committee and the hospital.
Members of the volunteer organization voted to purchase two DVD players for hospital use. A donation of $500 will help finance the hospital foundation’s special Monte Carlo event scheduled for Saturday, March 2.blog comments powered by Disqus