MARIETTA — Memorial Well being System will host its 40th annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on Aug. 23 on the Lodge Lafayette in Marietta.
The Volunteer Recognition Banquet acknowledges volunteers who persistently exhibit excellent high quality, amount of labor, customer support and dedication. A number of volunteers reached milestones within the variety of hours taught throughout 2021.
“We respect our volunteers. They’re particular and wonderful individuals who make a distinction for our sufferers and their households.” mentioned Cindy Corridor, volunteer providers coordinator for Memorial Well being System. “Our theme this yr is The Coronary heart Behind the Arms.
Volunteers go the additional mile to make a distinction in sufferers’ lives, he mentioned.
“They’re at all times appreciated for the essential work they do,” Corridor mentioned. “They’re key to our success and we’re proud to rejoice them. They assist in some ways by greeting and escorting sufferers and their households, delivering flowers, handing out veterans flags to our veteran sufferers, parking and behind the scenes help in places of work, medical data and different areas of the system.”
The next volunteers can be awarded:
* 200 Hours: Bryan Berkemer, Jeff Bradford, Kay Brammer, Doris Brooker, Jamie Donnelly, Jack Heater, Tanner Hurst, Janet Lamp, Jean Lawrence, Wendy Lowe, Nancy Markle, Libby Rogers, Susan Shelton.
* 500 Hours: Rita Burchett, Pat Chambers, Amy Freed, Vella Lawrence, Margaret Logue, Barbara Martin, Abby Merrow, Sandra Smith.
* 1000 Hours: Hilton Drake, Lois Holpp, Kirk McCall, Richard Sams, Melanie See, Jane Snider.
* 2000 Hours: Elsie Bowens, Nicholas Graham, Carol Marteney, Richard McKenna.
* three,000 Hours: Leo Farley, Tom Powell.
* 6,000 Hours: Ray Mitchell.
Tom Powell can be inducted into the 1,000 Hour Membership as he donated 1,141 hours in 2021.
Seven volunteers can be inducted into the 20+ Membership for volunteering for 20 years or extra: Marilyn Bookman (25 years), Herma Eddy (29 years), Jacie Hays (21 years), Jody Kohler (25 years ), Jayne Stehle (32 years previous), Casi Stewart (26 years previous) and Frances Tornes (40 years previous).
The 2021/2022 Volunteer of the Month Recipients are: August, Wendy Lowe; September, Diane Bower; October, George Lisk; November, Bryan Berkemer; December, Diana Sams; January, Jeff Bradford; February, Barbara Martin; March, Sandra Smith; April, Patti Schumacher; Could, Kevin Scheve; June, Kent Corridor; Julio, Vivian Hammat.
The 2022 Volunteer of the Yr can be introduced on the banquet.
Final yr, 173 volunteers donated 19,966 hours of service.
Along with their time, volunteers have donated to various totally different initiatives, together with child burp cloths and puddle pads for the hospital’s nursery, coronary heart pillows for coronary heart sufferers, and stuffed animals offered to kids when receiving therapy across the hospital. Memorial Well being System.
For info on turning into a hospital volunteer, contact Corridor at (740) 374-1778 or go to mhsystem.org/volunteering.