Singing River Health System Auxiliary Volunteers Elect New Officers for 2018, Name Volunteers of the Year

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Hospital auxiliary volunteers for both Singing River Hospital and Ocean Springs Hospital have elected and installed their 2018 slate of officers to lead more than 100 Singing River Health System volunteers.

At Ocean Springs Hospital, Sharron Kirk will serve as Auxiliary President, joined by Henry Williams, Vice President; Donna Borries, Recording Secretary; Dianne Gish, Treasurer; and Dortha Durso, Corresponding Secretary.    Nettie Phillips was named Volunteer of the Year for the Ocean Springs Hospital Auxiliary. 

At Singing River Hospital, Joy Mangum will serve as President, along with Martha Edwards, First Vice-President; Elouise Bell, Second Vice-President; Gail Nicholson, Treasurer; Karen German, Recording Secretary; Betty Richarde, Corresponding Secretary; Jacqueline Chapman, Parliamentarian, and Ruby Alexander, Historian.  

In addition, each hospital auxiliary group presented their “Auxiliary Volunteer of the Year Award” for 2017.  At Ocean Springs Hospital, Nettie Phillips received the award, and Elouise Bell received the award at Singing River Hospital. 

Auxiliary volunteers at both hospitals provide thousands of service hours every year in multiple service areas, providing hospitality, comfort and assistance to patients and guests.   Both groups welcome applications for new volunteers, with information available on the Singing River Health System website at httpss://


Written by Chelsea Gee

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