Wayne HealthCare Foundation celebrates retirees and board members


GREENVILLE – Wayne HealthCare Foundation welcomed Gloria Keller-Brinley from KitchenAid Experience to their 2nd Annual Retiree and Board Member Celebration.

This celebration is a special time to update retired hospital employees as well as current and past board members of the Wayne HealthCare board and Wayne HealthCare Foundation board about the hospital and the foundation for the year.

Keller-Brinley was the highlighted entertainment for the luncheon, and gave a cooking demonstration about cauliflower pizza and its health benefits as an alternative to traditional pizza.

“The Wayne HealthCare Foundation thanks Gloria as well as KitchenAid Experience and Whirlpool for their partnership with this celebration,” said Lauren Henry, Director of Wayne Healthcare Foundation.

Wayne Deschambeau, CEO at Wayne HealthCare and Henry spoke to the group about the future of the hospital, the master facility plan, and the new technologies being utilized at the hospital including telemedicine. The community health outreach of the Foundation were noted including AED program for non-profits, scholarship program, Healthy Moments, We Care, and Diabetes/Nutrition programs. Legacy giving was also discussed as well as community support for the Foundation.

The luncheon, hosted at the hospital, was a wonderful time of fellowship, socializing and sharing great memories as well as wonderful food prepared by the nutrition services staff at Wayne HealthCare, said Henry.

Keller-Brinley’s cooking demonstration gave great ideas for meal preparation and all were able to taste the cauliflower pizza and take home the recipe.

Wayne HealthCare retiree, Ruth Kepler, was the winner of the door prize donated by KitchenAid Experience.

“On behalf of the Wayne HealthCare Foundation Board of Directors, we would like to thank all retirees, board members and employees that helped make this day a true celebration,” said Henry. “The hard work, excellent care and dedication contributed by each of the attendees will forever be embedded in the hearts of our patients, employees and community.”


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To donate or learn more about the Wayne HealthCare Foundation, please call Foundation Director, Lauren Henry at 547-7408 or visit www.waynehealthcare.org.

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