The Health Alliance of Clinton County held its fall meeting Oct. 22 at the Cape May Center. Dinner was provided by McCoy’s Catering.
President Kathy Havey welcomed members and guests. The invocation was given by Cindy Petrich.
Pat Richardson, chairman of the Scholarship Committee, along with members Carolyn Matthews and Francis Sharp, presented scholarships to Lillian Collins and Kristen Andrews. Both work at Clinton Memorial Hospital. Victoria Lanter, also a recipient, was unable to attend.
Brenna Eldridge, Director of the Cancer Center, and Teresa Daniels, Director of Human Resources, thanked the Health Alliance for the work they do in the community and for offering scholarships to help those wanting to continue their education.
Diane Murphy was the speaker for the evening. She spoke about how she became acquainted with Pam Damour and Sewing with a Mission, traveling to Peru and teaching the women to sew.
The skills taught helped the women earn an income and provide for their families. She shared her experiences and displayed some items she had brought home.
Member Charlyn Kruszka, who will be moving, was presented with a scrapbook and gift card. She thanked the group and said how much she enjoyed working with an organization that does so much for the community.
Everyone was reminded of the Masquerade Jewelry Sale at the hospital beginning at 9 a.m. Nov.10 and going ‘round the clock until Tuesday afternoon, and the Holiday Ball on Dec. 14 at the Roberts Centre.