The Gibson Community Hospital Association met for their annual dinner meeting on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at the Kruse Center in Gibson City. Hospital board members, foundation members, association member, staff, and hospital management all gathered to discuss hospital business and recap the 2018 fiscal year. Highlights of the evening were the presentation of the James A. Hager awards, induction of honorees to the Sunderland Society, and recognition of the Volunteer of the Year (all pictured below). To view the full Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services Community Benefit Report received by association members at the meeting, click here.
New inductees of the Sunderland Society: oncologist Dr. Pat Johnson, volunteer and Auxiliary member Shirley Jackson, and Judy Petersen, RN, (inducted posthumously--award accepted by daughter Kris Holloway from Dr. David J. Hagan)
Volunteer of the Year Jean Ertel with GAHHS Board of Directors President Martin Nuss
James A. Hager Award winner Michelle Kahle, RN, with GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt and GAHHS Board of Directors President Martin Nuss
James A. Hager Award winner Amanda Parrish, BSN, RN, with GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt and GAHHS Board of Directors President Martin Nuss
James A. Hager Award winner Stacey Row, RN, BSN (Stacey was unable to attend the annual meeting to receive her award. It will be presented to her at a later date.)
Membership in the association requires a donation to the hospital, and in return, members may participate in the nomination and election of hospital board members, as well as learn from administration and the board about strategic plans and financial results. To become a member, contact Jody Cramer at 217-784-2602.