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Our Volunteers Improve Patient Experience

On Tuesday, December 4 at 11:00 AM, Woman’s Hospital’s volunteers were honored for annual hours and years of service at their annual holiday brunch and awards ceremony, but it’s their impact through the year that makes a difference to so many women and families who walk through Woman’s doors. They have assumed a large responsibility in welcoming and guiding visitors around the new campus. With special training, some are “cuddlers” for premature infants, and some visit with cancer patients. In 2012, Woman’s volunteers have donated more than 20,561 hours of volunteer service to the hospital, which is equivalent to $448,024 of volunteer time, based on the Points of Light Foundation. However, their only compensation is the tremendous gratitude of Woman’s and its patients.
 
Woman’s Volunteers receiving awards this year include the following:

Milestone Awards - Years of Service

5 Years: Mary Bordelon, Susan Bordelon, Alene Bourgeois, Nita Gildon, Sandra Landry, Jan LeBleu, Patti Sanders, Gail St. Amant
10 Years: Chris Browning, Pat Daniel, Cecilia Debetaz, Jeri Harper, Connie LaCour, Jerri LeBlanc, Rebecca Melancon, Rosemary Pillow, Kathy Schamber, Ruth Sessions
25 Years: Janice Carpenter

Annual Awards - Hours of Service in 2012

100 Hrs: Charlene Davis, Susie Heroman, Joyce McGowan, Charlotte Roger, Lucille Roy, Cheryl Salter,
300 Hrs: Bob Carr, Helen Crouse, Frankie Edwards, Mary Ann Gorsich, Francine Groves, Marla Hoppenstedt, Tammie Jackson, Connie LaCour, Jan LeBleu, Fran Pietri, Carol Smith, L. A. Stanga, Nettie Williams
500 Hrs: Rose Marie Fife, Dee Heuvel
1,000 Hrs: Gwen Babineaux
1,500 Hrs: Mary Duhe’, Peggy Rester, Ruth Sessions, Joann Walsh
2,000 Hrs: Cecilia Debetaz, Nita Gildon, Alice Pate, Gail Ryan, Bobby Walker,Helen York
2,500 Hrs: Betty Calcagno, Sandi Cox
3,000 Hrs: Nancy Hillmann, Nancy Paschal
4,000 Hrs: Betty Crawford, Mary Ann Hebert
4,500 Hrs: Ann Haile
5,000 Hrs: Pat Moreau
8,500 Hrs: Valerie Freeman

Join our team of volunteers at Woman's and apply online today.

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