BUCKEYE, WV: Pocahontas Memorial Hospital held its Annual Christmas Dinner on Wednesday, December 4 at the Marlinton Municipal Building. Over 95 employees and their families, board members, and special guests came out to celebrate the season and recognize staff receiving Service Awards.
Receiving 5 Year Service Awards were: Cathy Bailes, Debbie Crookshank, Esther Darnell, Dean Gunter, Jenell Kline, Cindy McLaughlin, and Joan Teubert. Receiving 10 Year Service Awards were: Sherry Liptrap and Yvette Rider.What truly made the evening special was the outpouring of generousity shown for the hospital’s second annual toy drive. Instead of exchanging gifts among themselves, employees brought dozens of children’s gifts to contribute to the Family Resource Network’s “Children’s Christmas” project. Gifts included board games, remote control cars, dolls, Lincoln logs, makeup and shaving kits, and clothing.