PRLog - May 25, 2010 - DECATUR, Ala. -- DECATUR – On Saturday, May 22nd at 8:30 a.m., Louis McGee, school nurse at Brookhaven Middle School, was named Decatur Nurse of the Year for 2010 and awarded a $250 prize. Community members gathered at Country Cottage on Old Moulton Road to recognize area nurses at this year’s Decatur Nurse of the Year Award Ceremony.
Louis McGee being presented with his awards and flowers
Louis McGee was presented with a personalized plaque, flowers, and a check for $250 as a reward for his incredible efforts as a nurse. “Louis loves his profession and truly cares about all of us at Brookhaven, he is a credit to his profession,”
Louis was selected as the winner by a committee of community leaders. This year’s selection committee included Stefanie Franklin, Long Term Care Ombudsman; Bobby Shuttleworth, Channel 48 News Reporter; Susan Kennedy, RN, Winner of the 2008 Nurse of the Year; Donna Dickens, RN, Retired Nurse; and Gina Green, Hardy Chiropractic Marketing Representative. All nominees were honored and presented with a certificate recognizing their nomination and a glass rose.
“Nurses put their all into their work and we are proud to be able to honor them with this award,” said Lisa Terry, Managing Director of Country Cottage.
Also at the ceremony were three speakers who gave presentations. Ana Franklin talked about “Methamphetamine Lab Recognition;”
For more information about the Nurse of the Year Award, or Country Cottage, contact Lisa Terry at (256) 301-1800. Country Cottage is located at 2515 Old Moulton Road. Visit us online at www.cottageassistedliving.com.
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