Parkview Hospital honors long-time volunteers for service

Parkview Huntington Hospital volunteers were recently honored for hours of service,
Parkview Huntington Hospital volunteers were recently honored for hours of service, Photo provided.

Parkview Huntington Hospital honored its volunteers during a volunteer appreciation luncheon on April 30 at St. Peter's First Community Church.

A meal prepared by Parkview Catering was served by the Parkview Huntington Hospital leadership team.

Volunteers were recognized for their service to the hospital, which in 2012 included 156 individuals who provided a total of 22,260 hours of service.

Special recognition and 25-year pins were presented to Opal Poe and Ethel Maples.

Both retired in 2012 after co-managing the PHH Gift Shop for many years.

Both also served as officers of the Parkview Huntington Hospital Guild for many years.

Milestone awards were presented to several volunteers for their accumulated total of volunteer hours.

They included Charlotte Campbell, 13,000 hours; Maples and Poe, 9,000 hours each; Margaret Aufdenkampe and Charlie Campbell, 8,000 hours each; Lela Sale, 6,500 hours; Margie Hunnicutt, 6,000 hours; and Royce Magsig, Mary Parker and Carol Snowden, 3,500 hours each.

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Parkview Huntington Hospital volunteers recently honored for hours of service include (front row, from left) Marcy Wall, Betty Mefferd, Pat Gelzleichter, Opal Poe, Judy Stender with therapy dog Emmy, Edna Hunt, Angel Shepperd, Sylvia Mills with therapy dog Bella, Sharon Laupp with therapy dog Spencer and Emil Stender; (second row, from left) Nellie Birdsall, Carol Strickler, Carolyn Stephens, Mary Jane Thompson, Phyllis Pieper, Susan Zinsmeister, Carol Snowden, Royce Magsig, Rose Hughes, Thelma Lewis, Kari Goetz, Connie McDaniel and Bill Rice; and (back row, from left) Russ Birdsall, Lynn Mefferd, John Thompson, Margaret Aufdenkampe, Mark Coratti, Bob Strickler, Maggie Harris, Vicki Patrick and Patti Fleck.