BWWMH Auxiliary Presents Service Awards to Volunteers in August 2012

             The Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recognized eight of the organizationís members with awards for hours of service during last weekís Auxiliary meeting.

            Pearl Slay, a member of the Auxiliary since March 11, 2010, received 500 hour bar. During the current fiscal year she has chaired the October 2011 jewelry sale and currently serves on the Yearbook Committee. She has received the Presidentís Volunteer Service (PVS) Bronze Award each year since joining the Auxiliary.

            Five members of the group, Nellie Adams, Johnnie Knott, Aubrey Randall, Ruth Randall and Dorothy Wright, received bars for 1,000 hours of service as of the end of the past quarter.

            Since joining the Auxiliary in December 2007, Adams has earned the PVS Bronze Award and Silver Award twice each. Last November she helped chair the Holiday Uniform and Monogram Sale for the group. She also serves on the Puppet Committee making ďPinkie PuppetsĒ to be given to pediatric patients at BWWMH.

            Knott is currently serving her third term as secretary of the organization. She has received the PVS Bronze Award every year since joining the Auxiliary and has worked on many different committees. She is also a founding member of the groupís counterpart at Greene County Hospital, serving as that organizationís president during the past year.

            The Randalls joined the organization in June 2007. The husband and wife duo have both received the PVS Bronze Award each year and have served on varied committees. The pair helped to chair the United Blood Services Blood Drive back in February.

            Rounding out those recognized for a thousand hours of service, Wright joined the organization in April 2007, earning the PVS Bronze Award each year. She helps man the desk in the physicianís office building at BWWMH and chairs the Calling Committee for the group.

            Two members of the group, Alice Boggs and Sharon Farst, received bars for 6,000 hours of service as of the end of the past quarter.

            Boggs is in her 22nd year as a member of the organization, having joined on March 8, 1990. She has spearheaded many different committees and programs during that time and has twice been selected as the Volunteer of the Year (1999 and 2008). She was also recognized in 2009 as the Alabama Hospital Association Outstanding Auxilian. She has served nine terms as president and one term as vice president of the local Auxiliary. She received the PVS Bronze Award in 2009 and 2010, the PVS Silver Award in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2011 and the Gold Award in 2009. She received the prestigious Presidentís Call To Service Award for a lifetime of service in 2007. This year assisted with the February United Blood Services Blood Drive.

            Farst, a fifteen year member of the Auxiliary, joined the group on December 11, 1997. She has been very active in many different aspects of the organization during that time, as well as active on the statewide stage having served in various offices of the Alabama Council of Hospital Auxiliaries including president of that organization. She has also served twice as treasurer and twice as president of the local Auxiliary. She was named BWWMH Volunteer of the Year in 2000 and this year she spearheaded the committee that worked to build a new Auxiliary float for the Christmas on the River Daytime Parade. She received the PVS Bronze Award in 2006, the Silver Award in 2005, 2008 and 20011, and the Gold Award in 2009 and 2010. She also received the Presidentís Call To Service Award for a lifetime of service in 2009.

            ďThese volunteers work tirelessly each week to provide services for the hospital and the patients we serve,Ē said Mike Marshall, CEO, ďand their selfless dedication serves to define the meaning of volunteerism. They are a very valuable part of our hospital family and we are very grateful for their efforts.Ē

     

BWWMH Auxiliary Presents Service Awards to Volunteers in October 2011

From left: Daphne Glaser, Anne Fleming, Ruth Levitz and Carol Bell

             The Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recognized four of the organizationís members with awards for hours of service during its October 2011 Auxiliary meeting.

            Anne Fleming, a member of the Auxiliary since September 9, 2010, received a pin for 150 hours of service. She is a member of this yearís Auxiliary Yearbook Committee.

            A 500 hour bar went to Carol Bell, a member of the group since June, 11, 2009. She has been in charge of several United Blood Services blood drives at the Demopolis Civic Center . She has received a Presidentís Volunteer Service Bronze Award in for the past three years in a row. This year, she will be serving on the Hours Committee and the October Blood Drive Committee.

            Ruth Levitz, a member since August 9, 2007, received a 1,500 hour bar during the meeting. Since joining the group, she has been active in the gift shop and has helped to coordinate very successful Love Lights programs for the Auxiliary. In 2008, she received a Presidentís Volunteer Service Gold Award in recognition of her hours of service. She has received a Silver Award for the past two years. During this fiscal year, she has been tapped to serve on the Love Lights Committee, the June Uniform Sale Committee and the Gift Shop Committee.

            Receiving a 3,000 hour bar for hours of service was Daphne Glaser. A valued member of the group who has worked in many different areas since joining on May 12, 1994, Glaser received the President's Volunteer Service Bronze Award in 2005, 2006 and 2008. In 2007 and for the past three years in a row she has received the Silver Award. During her tenure as an Auxilian, she has served two terms as vice president and has chaired numerous committees. Glaser will be working this year as a member of the June Blood Drive Committee.

     

BWWMH Auxiliary Presents Service Awards to Volunteers in August

From left: Buddy Jones, Charlotte Criswell, Rebecca Culpepper, Linda Burnham, Sharon Farst, Agnes Willingham and Betty McCormick.

Not shown: Carolyn Davison.

     The Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recognized eight of the organizationís members with awards for hours of service during their meeting on August 13 in the hospitalís classroom.

     Receiving pins for 500 hours of service were: Rebecca Culpepper, Carolyn Davison and Charlotte Criswell. The trio joined the Auxiliary in 2007 and, since that time, have been very active members of the Auxiliary. In 2007, all three received the President's Volunteer Service Bronze Award in recognition of their hours of service. In 2008, Criswell again received the Bronze Award and Culpepper and Davison each received a Silver Award.

    Buddy Jones, a member since March 9, 2006, received a 1,000 hour bar during the meeting. Since joining the group, Jones has been active in assisting outpatients who are arriving for testing at the facility and has chaired many special events. He is currently serving as Vice President of the group. During his first year of membership, Jones received a Presidentís Volunteer Service Bronze Award in recognition of his hours of service. Since then, he has received a Silver Award each year.

     Linda Burnham and Agnes Willingham each received a 2,000 hour bar during the quarterly awards ceremony. Burnham, a member since September 12, 2002, has received the Presidents Volunteer Service Silver Award each year since 2005. She currently serves as the Newsletter Chairman for the Alabama Council of Hospital Auxiliaries. Willingham has served the hospital and its patients since March 9, 1995.

     Receiving a 3,500 hour bar for hours of service was Betty McCormick. A valued member of the group who has held many different offices since joining on October 11, 1993, McCormick has received the President's Volunteer Service Bronze Award each year since 2005. She was also honored by the organization when they voted to name the Carolyn S. "Betty" McCormick Scholarship in her honor several years ago. 

     Sharon Farst, a member of the Auxiliary since December 11, 1997, received a 4,500 hour bar during the meeting. She has held several local offices during her tenure as a hospital volunteer and currently serves as the Chairman of the Alabama Council of Hospital Auxiliaries. In 2000, she was selected as the local group's Volunteer of the Year. She received the President's Volunteer Service Bronze Award in 2006 and the Silver Award in 2005, 2007 and 2008.

     

BWWMH Auxiliary Presents Service Awards to Volunteers in January

From left: Brenda Parr, Peggy Dunklin, Carol Glass and Kathy Patterson.

Not shown: Eloise Wilkerson and Dot Russell.

     The Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recognized six of the organizationís members with awards for hours of service during their meeting on January 8 in the hospitalís classroom.

     Receiving pins for 150 hours of service were: Peggy Dunklin, Carol Glass and Eloise Wilkerson. The trio joined the Auxiliary on April 10, 2008 and, since that time, has been active in the Gift Shop.

    Kathy Patterson, a member since January 11, 2007, received a 500 hour bar to attach to her pin during the meeting. Since joining the group, Patterson has served as Vice President and has spent many hours working in the BWWMH Gift Shop. During her first year of membership, Patterson received a Presidentís Volunteer Service Bronze Award in recognition of her hours of service.

     Retired school teacher, Dot Russell, was awarded a 1,000 hour bar for her service to the Auxiliary. She joined the group on November 11, 2004 and can be found on Friday afternoons assisting patients in the Outpatient Service Center. Mrs. Russell has received the Presidentís Volunteer Service Bronze Award twice, in 2005 and 2006, and received the Silver Award in 2007.

     Auxiliary President Brenda Parr was awarded a 2,500 hour bar for her service. Since joining the group on November 9, 2000, Parr has served as president of the group for a total of four years. As president, she can be found assisting in all areas of the hospital as needed, but is always on duty in the Gift Shop on Friday mornings. Parr has been recognized for her volunteer service with the Presidentís Volunteer Service Silver Award each year since 2005.

 

BWWMH Auxiliary Presents Service Awards to Volunteers

 The Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary presented several Service Awards during the October 11, 2008 meeting. Those recognized included the following:

50 Hour Patches 

The Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recognized six of the group's newest members with patches for 50 hours of service during their meeting on October 9. Receiving the awards were: (left to right) Eloise Wilkerson, Carol Glass, Peggy Dunklin and Carolyn Nelson. Lynn Brasfield and Jim Krawczyk, not shown, also reached the 50 hour mark.

500 Hour Bars

Toni Rutledge, left, Mary Barnes, right, and Austin Caldwell, not shown, were awarded bars in recognition of 500 hours of service to the Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary when the group met on October 9.

 

1,500 Hour Bar 

Biboo Webb was recognized on October 9th for reaching 1,500 hours of service to the Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

 

2,000 Hour Bar 

Marge Reinecke, who joined the Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary in 2000, was recognized at their October 9th meeting with a 2,000 hour bar for her service to the organization.

 

4,500 Hour Bar 

Margaret Carter was recognized during the Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary's October meeting for an impressive 4,500 hours of service. She has been an active member of the organization since 1991.

 



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