BARNESVILLE — In conjunction with National Volunteer Week, Barnesville Hospital recognized its volunteers at the annual Volunteer Banquet held Thursday, April 20, 2010, at Annie K’s Restaurant in Barnesville. Providing the invocation and benediction was volunteer board member Ken Phillips. Entertainment was provided by David Crum.
A total of 145 volunteers gave more than 8,000 hours of service and Meals on Wheels drivers delivered 6,900 meals in 2009. The volunteers are a special and much appreciated part of the Barnesville Hospital Quality Caring Team, providing support in the areas of Diagnostic Imaging, Rehabilitation Services, Gift Shop, Information Desk, Dietary, delivering meals, red cross, candy stripers, and surgical waiting area.
Teen volunteers receiving awards for 100 hours of service were Kiran Kaur, Ashley Kindelberger, Tiffany Hayes, and Kayla Stewart and an award for 500 hours of service went to Taylor Christman. Candy striper patches were earned by Samantha Ankrom, Raquel Bahmer, Sydney Bruce, Marissa Burga, Justina Campbell, Lane Hanlon, Taylor McCort, Brandy Saffell, and Emily Willis.
Adult volunteers receiving awards for 500 hours of service were Patty Bowyer, Sue Callow, Donna Eagon, Ruth Frye, Irene Monte de Ramos, and Wilma Truax. Providing 1,000 hours of service was Ruth Paine, while Barbara McCort and Virginia Waggle provided 3,000 hours. Ladonna Moore provided 5,000 hours of service.
Wilbur Stanley was recognized for 400 hours of service in his first year as a hospital volunteer.
LADONNA?MOORE, seated, has dedicated more than 5,000 hours of volunteer work and was one of the volunteers honored recently by Barnesville Hospital. Back row, from left, are Virginia Waggle (3,000 hours) and Ruth Paine (1,000 hours.