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PATRONS | Fall 2015 34 IN YOUR COMMUNITY Memories of Mother Celebratory Tea Guests of the Memories of Mother Celebratory Tea came together this past Mother's Day weekend to honor the memory of their mother fi gure. The festive event included musical entertainment, a dance performance, shared conversation and high tea. Mothers were remembered through story-telling and the sharing of photos. In the tradition of tea time, many guests wore their favorite hats. The cathartic event included letter writing and conversation facilitated by a bereavement volunteer. AMANDA GOODRICH, PAT BROWN, MARGE GOODRICH, SARAH PALEY ELAINE HOLTZMAN AND ROSE MARIE SARNER HOSPICE VOLUNTEER BETTY WHEATON (CENTER) AND LUMINARIES VOLUNTEERS SUPPORT THE EVENT. GUESTS SHOW OFF THEIR FESTIVE HATS. BACK: ROSE MARIE SARNER, MARIE HERBRANDSON, RN, AMANDA GOODRICH, TENZIN KIYOSAKI, IONA MATSON, LLOYD BROWN; FRONT: SHARON KALANI, BETTY WHEATON, CAROL FRIEDMAN Auxiliary Recognition Brunch During the annual Auxiliary Recognition Brunch, Torrance Memorial leadership thanked and honored volunteers for the numerous hours and years of service given to the medical center's patients, visitors and staff. The annual Auxiliary Recognition Brunch is also an opportunity to show special recognition to those who have achieved mile- stones of service. STAFF MEMBERS AMANDA GOODRICH, DANIEL PALMA, MARY ANN MERRITT AND MARY BRADFIELD-SMITH SERVE BRUNCH TO SHOW APPRECIATION TO THE VOLUNTEERS FOR THEIR SERVICE. ALICE YOUNG, WITH THE HIGHEST OVERALL NUMBER OF HOURS SERVED—30,200 HOURS—AND MIMI BRODY, WITH THE FOURTH HIGHEST NUMBER OF HOURS AT 25,200, ARE CONGRATULATED BY PRESIDENT AND CEO CRAIG LEACH. PRESIDENT AND CEO CRAIG LEACH THANKS JANICE HILL FOR SERVING THE MEDICAL CENTER FOR 35 YEARS, THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF YEARS RECOGNIZED. BARBARA LEQUIRE, MSN, AWARDS FORMER HIGH SCHOOL VOLUNTEER TURNED ADULT VOLUNTEER, RACHELLE GONZALES, WITH A FIVE YEAR SERVICE PIN. DUKE NOOR, MARY MATSON, JEANETTE ADAMS

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