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Volunteers WHALE Project

Saint Mary's Volunteers are working to expand their W.H.A.L.E. project. WHALE stands for We Have A Little Emergency. Whale information and stickers are distributed by our caring OB nurses when mom and baby are discharged. Whale stickers are attached to the car seat and contain vital information about baby. In the event of a car

Volunteers Training Luncheon For First Responders

Saint Mary's Volunteers held a training luncheon to introduce area First Responders to a car seat safety program W.H.A.L.E. "We Have A Little Emergency." Representatives from Russellville Police and Fire Departments and Pope County EMS attended the training. Volunteer President Evelyn Denton provided instruction along with materials. RN Sherry McClure, Director of Women's and Children's

2009 Christmas Tea

      Above: Verna Daniel, Kris, Ernestine Stewart, Lou Peterson, Patsy Parnell, Dale Boeh, Barbara Boeh, Carlene Knox, Delphine Zydzik, Trilby Maul, Irene Carpoff, Walter Jenkins, Nina Price.     Below: Saint Mary's CEO Mike McCoy presents Nina Price with the 2009 Volunteer Excellence award. Nina has served Saint Mary’s for more than a

Award of Excellence for Saint Mary’s Auxiliary

At the Arkansas Hospital Auxiliary Association Awards Luncheon on October 8, Saint Mary's Auxiliary recieved an Award of Excellence. This five-star award is the optimum achievement possible for auxiliaries. Attendee's at the session were Clarice Cox, president; Evelyn Denton, Vice President; Julie Daughtery, Secretary; Janet Thurber, Treasurer; Chris Matillo, Gift Shop Manager; Patsy Parnell, Fund


Don't forget the annual Competency Training coming up on November 2nd begining at 9:00a.m. After the training we will have lunch and then the regularly scheduled monthly meeting from 12:30-2pm. Please attend if possible!!

2009 Scholarship Recipients

Great job with the book, jewelry, and gift-shop sales, as well as the personal donations! We were able to give away 15 $500 scholarships this year. All recipients are Saint Marys employees and are planning on entering in to the medical field.   Recipients by major: Nursing: Wendy Small, Abby Alford, Zach Mabry, Jessica Lawhon,

Volunteen End of Summer Celebration

The volunteens just wrapped up a record-breaking summer for the total number of hours contributed and were recognized with a day full of pizza and bowling to "chill" before they head back to school for the fall. In between all of the laughter and I-pod music the teen's were asked what they enjoyed most about

Need to Know!!

Required TB Tests and Code of Conduct manuals were handed out during April's meeting. There are still a few volunteers who have not had their TB Test completed for 2009. Also, we are still lacking quite a few volunteers who have signed and returned their Code of Conduct Manuals signature sheets. Please make arrangements to

Let Me Take You There

As part of the "Let Me Take You There" initiative, volunteers display their promise to personally escort patients and guests to their hospital destination. The newly designed button is available for all volunteers. If you haven't already, please pick up your new button!

April’s Monthly Volunteer Meeting

AUXILIARY MEETING AGENDA April 6, 2009 12:30 p.m. Pre-Meeting TB Test with Monica Baxter, RN 1 p.m. Open Meeting & Welcome Program: Brenda Harrison and Stephanie Beerman: Discussing a Volunteer Growth plan Welcome New Members Thank Hostesses Vice President: Prayer Secretary’s Minutes Treasurer’s Report Sunshine Report Gift Shop Report Scholarship Jar Report Old Business: District