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Grace and Power Retirement Association Celebrates Holiday Dinner

The  Grace & Power Retirement Association which was formed by a group of ladies retired from the local branch of Georgia Pacific is more than just talking about old times.  Recently celebrating their holiday dinner with gifts to one another the ladies of GP also is blessing their community.  

Front row (left to right):  Hattie Vaughan, Grace Hunter, Jackie Scott, and Grace Whitson-Jones; back row (left to right): Hattie Terry, Vivian Mason, Martha Hill, Melba Woodley, and Anna Seaborne. (not pictured Rena Banks)

VCU Health CMH Team Member of the Month for November 2016

Todd Howell, Vice President of Professional Services, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital presented Kelvin Baker, Respiratory Therapist, the VCU Health CMH STAR Service Team Member of the Month Award for November.  There to congratulate Kelvin was Mike Simmons, Assistant Rehab Director, Donna Jarrell, Rehab Director, Teresa Tuck, Respiratory Therapist and Patricia Hall-York, Respiratory Therapist.

Kelvin has been employed at VCU Health CMH for a little more than a year.  His dedication and work ethic are just two of the qualities that make him a wonderful asset to VCU Health CMH.   

The nomination form submitted on his behalf stated, “While transporting a patient to South Wing, I stopped by the nurse’s station and asked for help moving the patient. Kelvin was down the hall, overheard my request, and came to help me.  This is not the first time he has gone out of his way to help move patients.  He is always a big help to the nurses in the ER, and always has a great personality!  Thanks for all you do Kelvin!”  “Kelvin consistently performs his duties with STAR Service in mind.  He creates exceptional experiences by putting the needs of others first. He interacts with all individuals in a warm and caring manner.  He is a great example of what customer service should look like.  I am proud that Kelvin is part of our VCU Health CMH family!

In addition to the award certificate, Kelvin received a STAR Service lapel pin, letter of commendation from Administration, a $40 gift certificate, and a parking place of his choice for the month.

SVCC Encourages You To Panther Up For 2017

Panther Up at Southside Virginia Community College for a successful new year in 2017.  The SVCC Panthers are recruiting new students to the ranks.  Registration is underway now for Spring semester classes and students can register online, in person or by telephone. 

Classes for the spring begin January 9, 2017.  Students can register now or in January but the earlier the better according to Bernadette Battle, Student Services Director.  She notes that financial aid, counseling and advising can all be completed before classes start. Call 888-220-SVCC.

The college will be closed for the Holiday from December 23, 2016 to January 3, 2017.

Visit the college website to learn more about classes offered at www.southside.edu  Plan now to Panther Up and Have a Great New Year.

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