Volunteers Recognized For Dedicated Service


(4/4/2014) The very special volunteers and volunteer chaplains who donate their time and talents to make a difference at McLeod Loris Seacoast will be celebrated Thursday, April 10, with a luncheon at the Center for Health & Fitness in honor of National Volunteer Week.

In 2013, these dedicated volunteers together contributed 12,214 hours of their time to McLeod Loris Seacoast. The Volunteer Services Department consists of more than 100 men and women who work in almost every facet of the organization including the Gift Shop, information desk, transportation, hospitality cart, surgical waiting areas, physical therapy, clerical duties, conducting daily chaplain’s rounds, and much more.

Volunteers play a very important role in helping to provide high quality, cost effective healthcare. They provide a valuable service and are an important part of the McLeod Loris Seacoast team.

Volunteers to be recognized for lifetime hours of service through 2013 include:
100 Hours
Connie Fruehan
Leona Lanier
Mike Margulies
Fran Olexa
Louise Scott
Carol Shirers
Jeanne Travis
Richard Winship

200 Hours
Kathleen Brennan
Richard Martin
Anne Marie Seery

300 Hours
Francys Connors
Allene Dorman
Lakeshia Johnson
Vera Manning
Wendy Margulies
Joan Taylor

400 Hours
Delores Kresen
Pam McGarry
Lou Zimmerman

500 Hours
Jean Morelli
Shirley Zimmerman

600 Hours
Jim Ayers
Shirley Ayers
Vincent Barone
Rob Doss

700 Hours
Dee Melle

800 Hours
Alice Coco
Phil Tate

900 Hours
Mary Demasi
Anita Thomas

1500 Hours
Alfreda Hamer

3000 Hours
Shirley Martin

4500 Hours
Jean Wilson

7000 Hours
George Taylor

7500 Hours
Sallie Kapps

8000 Hours
Pete Burroughs

19,000 Hours
Virginia Hedges

Chaplains: 5 Years
Tim Osment
Chris Zurcher

About McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast

Both hospitals provide care for residents of northern Horry and southern Brunswick and Columbus counties. Founded in 1950, McLeod Loris is a fully-accredited acute care facility with 105 licensed beds. McLeod Seacoast opened in 2000 as an outpatient facility. In July 2011, McLeod Seacoast began providing inpatient care as a 50-bed hospital. On January 9, 2012, both organizations became part of the McLeod family of quality healthcare facilities. Other facilities located in Horry County affiliated with McLeod Health are Loris Extended Care Center and the Center for Health and Fitness.

The medical staff for McLeod Loris Seacoast is made up of more than 120 active and affiliate physicians. McLeod Loris Seacoast is one of the premier employers in Horry County with almost 800 employees.