Brunswick Auxiliary Installs New Officers, Names Volunteer of the Quarter June 2011

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 22, 2011– The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Auxiliary installed new Auxiliary officers and named Sara Ratcliffe as the new Volunteer of the Quarter during the group’s quarterly luncheon on Thursday, June 2, in the Linda S. Pinson Conference Center on the Brunswick Campus.

Ratcliffe, has been a volunteer since 1966. She has served at the front desk, in the outpatient surgery department, in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) waiting area and the Emergency Care Center. She has also served as the Auxiliary’s corresponding secretary for many years. Ratcliffe is an active member of First United Methodist Church in Brunswick. Ratcliffe has two sons, Eddie and Charlie, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The Auxiliary’s new president is Mary Lynne Cochran, a retired registered nurse with 35 plus years of experience. The mother of three—Catherine, Sarah and Stephen—and grandmother of nine, Cochran joined the Auxiliary in 2006 after moving here from the Gulf Coast. She has served in Guest Services and the Emergency Care Center. She was the board’s secretary for 2009-2011. She is also active in the community, including serving on the Glynn Community Crisis Center Board of Directors and chairing their 2011 Taste of Glynn. She attends St. Francis Catholic Church where she is a Eucharistic minister.

Other new board members are: Joyce Toler, first vice president; Barbara Smith, third vice president; Flora Youmans, recording secretary; and Anne Rivers, treasurer. Outgoing president, Darryl Toler, the first man to hold the office, was also recognized and thanked for his services for the past two years.

Volunteers, from teenagers to seniors, work throughout the Health System at both the Brunswick and Camden Campuses, as well as the Senior Care Centers in Brunswick and St. Marys. To find out more about volunteering, contact Kristin Doll at 912-466-1071 in Brunswick, 912-576-6405 in Camden County or visit sghs.com.