As 2016 begins to draw to a close, we want to thank you for all that you do every day to make a difference in the lives of our patients and communities. Please take a moment to watch this two minute video message from SCL Health President & CEO Mike Slubowski.
Joyful Journeys is an outreach program in Adams County that operates in low income, high residential areas focusing on at-risk youth and their families. There are two donation boxes in the hospital; one is at the lobby doors of the main hosptial, the other is at the lobby doors between Medical Plazas 1 & 2.
They are requesting donations of new or gently-used children’s toys. If you can’t donate toys, but would still like to help, below is a list of their other needs. Joyful Journeys also needs volunteers if you would like to donate your time.
Joyful Journeys is in need of both new and used:
- Christmas decorations
- Non-perishable food
- School supplies
- Stuffed animals
- Stockings & Stocking Stuffers
- Coats, hats, scarves, and gloves
- New, sealed or unopened hygiene products (full size or travel size)
Your donations are tax deductible, and you can request those forms from Marketing. If you have any questions, please call Charmaine at x1482 or email her at email@example.com.
The BCEP (Brighton Community Emergency Physicians) recently awarded Emergency Department associate Lori Thompson as “employee of the year”! Lori has worked at Platte Valley for 19 years which shows a glimpse into the dedication she has for this hospital. She strives to provide a great working environment for her coworkers and is always positive and upbeat. Lori works hard to provide the best patient care experience. She displays great leadership in her role as charge nurse and also as part of the leadership team for all of us. Lori is a deserving candidate for employee of the year so, next time you see Lori make sure to congratulate her on this award!