The CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial Volunteer Auxiliary recently recognized several members who collectively dedicated 14,500 hours of service to the hospital staff and guests this past year. Whether it is popping popcorn to provide the funds for academic scholarships, answering phones or helping family members in hospital waiting rooms, Memorial greatly appreciates the time and dedication given by its volunteers.

Service Award Recipients pictured above from left to right: (front) Malinda Smith, 200 hours; Doris Harkness, 300 hours; Carmen Perez, 300 hours; Carolyn Crawford, 400 hours; Linda Mills, 400 hours; and Evelyn Blattner, 400 hours. (Back row): Dory Baxter, 1700 hours; Tina Alexander-Sellers, System Director of Community Outreach/Marketing Communications; Jean Mizell, 1500 hours; Sarah Page, 1500 hours; Heather Hughes, 1200 hours; Patsy Weems, 1000 hours; Pat Birmingham, 1000 hours; Debbie Perkins, 600 hours; and Jean Lawrence, 500 hours. Not Pictured: JoAnn Handley, 100 hours; Betsy Brock, 200 hours; Linda Smith, 1400 hours and Don Newland, 2000 hours.

During their annual Service Awards and Officer Installation ceremony, the Lufkin Volunteer Auxiliary announced its 2018-2019 officers who help guide the organization. They also recognized the valets who donated nearly $7,000 in tips to the Daisy Wadsworth Memorial Scholarship Fund this past year.

Contributed Photo/CHI St Luke's Health Memorial

Tina Alexander-Sellers, System Director of Community Outreach/Marketing Communications (center) is pictured with this year’s service pin recipients. From left to right: Debbie Perkins, Carmen Perez, Alexander-Sellers; Candy Wadsworth, and Ryan Stewart.

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