Volunteering is a way of life for some, whether it's
an hour here, or an hour there. But when you start donating thousands of
hours, it's in your blood. Blanchard Valley Health Systems recognizes
that in their Bluffton Hospital Auxiliary and is honoring their
The 73 members of the auxiliary donated over 10 thousand
hours in 2012 alone. Monday, they were recognized for their individual
hours of their volunteer careers, anywhere from 100 to 12-thousand
Margaret Carr has spent nearly a quarter of a century
volunteering at Bluffton and has more than 10 thousand hours. Carr always
said when she hit 10-thousand hours she would slow down. Not the case,
as she has just started a new position volunteering in the cafeteria.
Not present on Monday was Helen Griffith who has reached the 12-thousand hours
of volunteering mark.