South Carolina Department of Mental Health

Volunteer Recognition Ceremony October 25, 2007

Starfish in hands

Welcome/Introductions

John Hutto, Director
Office of Public and Legislative Affairs
and
Sue Perry, Director
Community Resource Development

Program
Morgan Toole
Miss Spartanburg 2007

Recognition of Outstanding Volunteers
John H. Magill, State Director

Closing Remarks
Sue Perry

 

 

 

 

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health recognizes individuals, groups, and businesses who have made an outstanding effort volunteering each year.  SCDMH would like to recognize it's Outstanding Volunteers for 2007.

Volunteers are nominated by SCDMH Hospitals and Mental Health Centers throughout the state of South Carolina. After all nominations have been entered, a selection committee reviews the nominations and selects the three outstanding volunteers using a list of guidelines. Each nominee is recognized with a certificate. 

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Nominees for Outstanding Individual Volunteer

Lenora Brunson Bonaparte
Nominated by James Starnes, William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute

Sarah Carroll
Nominated by Nancy Woods, Waccamaw Center for Mental Health

Eileen Davis
Nominated by Jenifer Sharpe, Lexington County Community Mental Health Center

Micah Roland Lattanner
Nominated by Sandra Jamison, Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital

Bob Lorish
Nominated by Deborah DiNovo / Sherri Dangerfield, Charleston-Dorchester Community Mental Health Center

Grace Lovell
Nominated by Maria Barrera, C. M. Tucker Nursing Care Center

Johnnie Phelps
Nominated by Judy Hassam, Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Mental Health Center

Jeanette Lynn Smith
Nominated by Alyce Kemp DeWitt, G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital

Nominees for Outstanding Volunteer Group

JOY Sunday School Class – Concord Baptist Church
Nominated by Sandra Jamison, Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital

Kilbourne Park Baptist Church – Love in Action
Nominated by Maria Barrera, C. M. Tucker Nursing Care Center

Lexington Baptist Association
Nominated by Sheila Arnold, Columbia Area Mental Health Center

Maggie Smith Missionary Circle – Bethlehem Baptist Church
Nominated by Alyce Kemp DeWitt, G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital

NAMI – Anderson, Oconee, Pickens
Nominated by Judy Hassam, Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Mental Health Center

Nominees for Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Patricia Connor-Greene
Nominated by Judy Hassam, Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Mental Health Center

From Richland with Love
Nominated by James Starnes, William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute

Piedmont Dental Center
Nominated by Jenifer Sharpe, Lexington County Community Mental Health Center

 

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The outstanding volunteers are awarded with a plaque and become that year's South Carolina Department of Mental Health Outstanding Volunteers. There are three categories that are recognized for this award, Outstanding Individual Award, Outstanding Group Award, and Distinguished Service Award (this recognizes state wide business).

Eileen Davis was selected as Outstanding Individual Volunteer, for her work collecting clothing, household items and books for the clients at Lexington County Community Mental Health Center. 

Kilbourne Park Baptist Church’s Love in Action Group received the Outstanding Group Award, for making lap robes, pillows, wheelchair storage bags and mending clothing for residents at C. M. Tucker Nursing Care Center.

Piedmont Dental Center was honored with the Distinguished Service Award, for providing discounted dental care to DMH clients statewide.

L to R: Karen Satcher, Eileen Davis, Mr. John Magill, and the Kilbourne Park Baptist Church Ladies

Left to Right: Karen Satcher, Eileen Davis, Mr. John Magill, and the Kilbourne Park Baptist Church Ladies

Meet the Volunteer Nominees

Volunteer Services