Barnesville Hospital Recognizes Volunteers

Barnesville Hospitals dedicated volunteers were recognized on April 14, 2015 with a delicious meal provided by Annie Ks Restaurant. The theme for this years event was Volunteers Make the World a Brighter Place. Pastor Rodney West of the Barnesville Baptist Church gave the invocation and benediction. The volunteers enjoyed music provided by Mindy Wilson.

163 volunteers provided 9,310 hours of service in various departments throughout the hospital. Volunteer drivers delivered 7,794 meals to recipients of our community.

Getting a 200 hour bar was Alexis Dodd. Earning teen patches were Amanda Bates, Brittany Butler, Vanessa Jefferis, Alexis Markovich, Alexis Moore, Kaitlyn Powell, Lauren Pyle, Raegan Ricer, and Abby Wharton.

These volunteers provide invaluable service to Barnesville Hospital and deserve to be congratulated. According to Ruth Anderson, Director of Volunteers, Your dedication and hard work is an inspiration to all you know. Im grateful I can count on you. You help make Barnesville Hospital a success. Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact Ruth Anderson at (740) 425-5113.

Adult volunteers receiving awards were (seated, left to right) Dorothy Morris  500 hour pin, Mary Ann Delloma  6,000 hour bar, Freda Powell  7,000 hour bar; (standing, left to right) Colleen Knupp  500 hour pin, Cindy Froehlich  500 hour pin, Jeanne Harris  500 hour pin, and Amanda Wharton  500 hour pin.

Adult volunteers receiving awards were (seated, left to right) Dorothy Morris 500 hour pin, Mary Ann Delloma 6,000 hour bar, Freda Powell 7,000 hour bar; (standing, left to right) Colleen Knupp 500 hour pin, Cindy Froehlich 500 hour pin, Jeanne Harris 500 hour pin, and Amanda Wharton 500 hour pin.

Barnesville Hospital Volunteers Honored For Dedication

Barnesville Hospital Volunteers were recently honored at a banquet held at Annie Ks Restaurant in Barnesville. The invocation was provided by Pastor Ted Buehl, with the benediction offered by Deaconess Sherri Buehl of the First United Methodist Church in Barnesville. Musical entertainment was performed by Mindy Wilson.

Various departments throughout the hospital received assistance from 160 volunteers giving 8,735 hours of service in 2013, while Meals on Wheels drivers delivered 6,125 hot meals to those in need within the community.

Mallory Christman, teen volunteer, received a pin for 200 hours of service, while Lexi Froehlich received a pin for 100 hours. Candy Stripers receiving patches included Nichole Farson, Katie Frazier, Molly McKivitz, and Mikayla Willis.

Adult volunteer Jean Anderson was honored for 2,000 hours, as was Bob Boswell with 1,000 hours. Additional adult volunteer honorees included Ethel Bahmer, Judy Johnson, Diann Stephens, and Don Stukey with 500 hours of service each.

According to Ruth Anderson, Director of Volunteers, Your dedication and hard work is an inspiration to all you know. Im grateful I can count on you. You help make Barnesville Hospital a success.

Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact Ruth Anderson at (740) 425-5113.

(seated, left to right): Ethel Bahmer and Diann Stephens; (standing, left to right): Judy Johnson, Don Stukey, and Jean Anderson

(seated, left to right): Ethel Bahmer and Diann Stephens; (standing, left to right): Judy Johnson, Don Stukey, and Jean Anderson

Barnesville Hospital Honors Volunteers

Barnesville Hospital recognized the special people who give of their time, energy, and talents at its annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet at Annie K’s Restaurant. The banquet was held in conjunction with National Volunteer Week where the theme was “Volunteers: Our Greatest Natural Resource.” The invocation and benediction were provided by Tom Detling, pastor of the Bethesda Methodist Church. Providing entertainment for the evening was David Crum.

Statistics demonstrate the contribute the volunteers make to Barnesville Hospital and the community throughout the year. Over 182 individuals volunteered 9,102 hours and 6,405 meals were delivered through the “Meals on Wheels” program.

Teen volunteers receiving 100 hour pins were Mallory Christman, Alexis Dodd, and Casey Glenn while Mariah Leach received a 200 hour bar. Receiving candy striper patches were Mallory Christman, Lexi Froehlich, MaKayla Cregar, Anna Kaauamo, Arika Kemp, Abbigail McMillen, Anna Jo Nardo, Aubrey Snider, and Rachel Stewart.

Adult volunteers receiving 500 hour pins were Bob Harris and Jeannine Triplett; 1,000 pin recipients were Don Anderson, Sue Callow, Ruth Frye, and Irene Monte de Ramos. Mary Jo Huntsman and Wilbur Stanley earned 2,000 hour pins, while 3,000 pins were awarded to Belva Tychonski and Kate Whiteley. Mary Ann Delloma received both 4,000 hour and 5,000 hour pins.

Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact Ruth Anderson at (740) 425-5113.

Receiving Candy Striper Patches were (seated) Anna Jo Nardo & Rachel Stewart, (standing) Aubrey Snider & Mallory Christman

Receiving Candy Striper Patches were (seated) Anna Jo Nardo & Rachel Stewart, (standing) Aubrey Snider & Mallory Christman

Barnesville Hospital Honors Volunteers

Barnesville Hospital showed its appreciation to the dedicated people who give of their time and energy to provide volunteer services throughout the year at the annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet on April 17, 2012 at Annie K’s Restaurant, Barnesville. The invocation and benediction for the evening were provided by Jean Cooper, pastor of Somerton/Jerusalem Methodist Churches. Entertainment was provided by Jim & Ruth Mayhugh and Bob Flanagan.

Definition of a volunteer is “someone who serves in a community, primarily because they choose to do so without promise, expectation, or receipt of compensation for services rendered.” In 2011, a total of 155 volunteers gave over 8,700 hours and more than 7,000 meals were delivered by volunteer drivers. These dedicated volunteers go the extra mile to help patients and assist staff. They provide assistance in various areas within the hospital, including solarium, diagnostic imaging, information desk, gift shop, rehabilitation, meal delivery, candy stripers, and Red Cross volunteers.

Teens receiving an award for 100 hours of candy striper service were Jessica Swaboda, Becky Huntsman, Kaylee Callihan, Taylor McCort, Shelly Tolewitz, and Alexis Vogler. Receiving candy striper patches were Casey Glenn, Ashley Ivey, Mariah Leach, Danica Wharton, and Leah Wharton.

Adult volunteers receiving 500 hour awards were Betty Hanes, Cindy Lallathin, and Bonnie Lewis. Wilma Truax received a 1,000 hour pin. Giving 2,000 hours were Helen Detling and Marjorie Hunter, while Freda Powell provided 6,000 hours.

Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer or helping deliver meals, contact Ruth Anderson at (740) 425-5113, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m.