May Luncheon: A time of Welcome, Recognition, Honor, and Change

Our May Luncheon is our time to take stock of our year and celebrate our hard work and many accomplishments.  A delicious luncheon at Rock Springs was enjoyed by all as outgoing President Mary Lee Hobbie presided over the final meeting of her tenure and walked us through The Service League of Greenville year that was 2015-2016.

We welcomed those who were new within our ranks:

New Service League members  — Debbie Adams, Donna Kraus, Nancy MacGilvray, Carol Rados, Carolyn Reed, Martha Watson and Brenda Whichard.

New Gift Shops Manager — Marianne Conway

We gave recognition and thanks to dedicated board and committee members who make the function of such a large organization possible and the many accomplishments we all made possible through our commitment of time, talent and treasure.  (Here is a fun look at our year that was):

78 — Years of service to Vidant Health and our community by The Service League of Greenville members
15,721 — Service hours by membership in 2015-2016
174 — Total membership
114 — Weekly volunteer slots (fall & spring) completed for our gift shops and carts.
104 — Pediatric blankets completed.
320 — Patients helped through Laughinghouse Fund.
25 — Members who have served 35-66 years as Service League of Greenville volunteers.
64 — Christmas Food Boxes purchase and delivered to Greenville families.
165 — Christmas and Easter bags filled for Ronald McDonald House.
13 — Bloodmobile sites worked.
89 — Food items prepared at Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter for Ronald McDonald House.
1724  — Layette items donated by League members
0  — Number of “Dining with the League” Cookbooks left to sell.

We honored Service League members of extraordinary service:

President’s Tray — to outstanding board member — Danette Pugh
Ormond Service Cup — to outstanding member – – Helen Parrott
Agnes Wilkerson Award — to outstanding sustaining member – – Barbara Hall

And finally, Mary Lee set in motion the hands of Service League change by installing:

Second Vice President — Danette Pugh
First Vice President — Ann Taylor
President — Annelle West

Click to see the complete list of our 2016-2017 Service League of Greenville Board.

Luncheon photos courtesy of Joan Giordano.

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