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Volunteers recognized at Medical Center Auxiliary Appreciation Luncheon

By Ken Stanford Staff
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GAINESVILLE. The Medical Center Auxiliary recognized its volunteers at a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon recently at the First Baptist Church Banquet Hall.

Peggy Blackmon received the Marjorie Covington Smith Auxilian of the Year award, which was presented by Jennifer Bagwell, President of The Medical Center Auxiliary. Blackmon has been a volunteer at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) for 25 years, given more than 4,000 hours of service and worn many hats during that time.

Cecile Dobash received the Nell Whelchel Wiegand Patient Friend award, which was presented by Barbara Bostwick, vice president of The Medical Center Auxiliary. Dobash has volunteered at NGMC for eight years and has given more than 3,200 hours of service.

Lorena Collins received special recognition for volunteering for 51 years and counting, providing 24,000 hours of service.

More than 180 volunteers reached service milestones during the past year and received award pins recognizing their service, ranging from 75 to 24,000 hours of service.

For more information about volunteering with the Medical Center Auxiliary, call 770-219-1830 or visit

Link: NE Ga. Health System
Associated Categories: Business News, Local/State News

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