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Sparrow Clinton names Volunteers of the Year

Michigan Business Network
July 3, 2017 3:00 PM


ST. JOHNS, MI – Members of the Clinton County Open Food Distribution Team were recently recognized as the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Volunteers of the Year for their outstanding community service.

The food bank opened its doors in 2002, thanks to support from the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation and the Greater Lansing Food Bank. The group now distributes food on the second Thursday of each month from the Bath Township Hall, assisting an average of 90 families per month. In 2016, members distributed 83,760 pounds of food to friends and neighbors in need.

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Photo caption: Members of the Clinton County Open Food Distribution Team gather after receiving their Sparrow Clinton Hospital Volunteers of the Year award from hospital President and CEO Ed Bruun (center, back row).

Team members were honored at a recent Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. All hospital volunteers who attended enjoyed chair massages, hand treatments, aroma therapy, and a buffet luncheon in celebration of their commitment to the hospital.

In 2016, a total of 156 area volunteers donated 6,600 hours of their valuable time and talent at Sparrow Clinton Hospital to improve the quality of healthcare in their region.

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Sparrow, a member of the prestigious Mayo Clinic Care Network, is mid-Michigan’s premier healthcare organization that includes hospitals in Lansing, St. Johns, Ionia and Carson City as well as Physicians Health Plan, Sparrow Physicians Health Network, the Sparrow Medical Group and the Michigan Athletic Club. Sparrow is affiliated with Michigan State University’s three human health colleges. Through these partnerships and the dedication of our 10,000 Caregivers, Sparrow pursues a vision to be nationally recognized as a leader in quality and Patient experience. For more information, visit Sparrow.org.

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