Eight Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center employees have been nominated for the 2017 Little Company of Mary Award, named for the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, the religious organization that sponsors Memorial Hospital.
Nominated by their coworkers for their exemplary devotion to the hospital’s Mission and Core Values in their daily work, the nominees include: Tammy Barkley, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center; Martie Bickwermert, Cardiopulmonary Services; Jessica Collins, Petersburg Family Medicine/Memorial Family Care; Jonathan Cropp, Martin County Health Center; Tina Roos, Critical Care Services;Marilyn Shelton, Post-Surgical Services; TJ Skelton, Information Technology; and Charlotte Stephenson, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center.
Sr. Renee Cunningham, LCM, Memorial Hospital’s Mission Committee Chairperson, recognizes these individuals as those “who have been nominated because their actions have spoken louder than any words. They are regarded by their co-workers as individuals who have demonstrated by what they do that the hospital’s mission of ‘being for others’ and the core values of respect for human dignity, compassionate caring, stewardship, quality and justice are a priority — a way of life — for them. We are blessed to have caring, compassionate employees like them.”
The nominees were honored at a Tea on October 10.
The award recipient will be announced on Thursday, November 16.