Mena Regional Health System recently honored their volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week. The Auxiliary, chaplains, front entrance and surgery center volunteers were all treated to an appreciation luncheon at the Lime Tree Restaurant. All volunteers were recognized for their dedicated service to MRHS, presented a special gift and certificate of appreciation. Entertainment was provided by: Sue Cavner, Beth Rosenthal and Julie Pasquinzo. Dick Black, Volunteer Coordinator, presented a check representing the amount of volunteer service dollars donated by the volunteers during the 2015 year. (First Picture)
Volunteers of the year were presented plaques: Front Entrance Volunteer of the Year- Lynda Carnathan; Surgery Center Volunteer of the Year- Barbara Wilds; Auxiliary Volunteer of the Year- Billie Joplin; Chaplain of the Year – Ron Tilley.
“Our volunteers are invaluable to us. They are, often times, the first individual a patient comes in contact with when they enter the hospital. They are gracious, helpful and compassionate toward our patients, their families and visitors in times of need. Each one contributes so much to the care that we provide and the continued success of our facility. We are grateful for their contributions and were honored to celebrate their dedicated service,” stated Sonya Maye, MRHS Marketing and Public Relations Specialist.