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CORE FLAG RAISING

CEREMONY

HELD MAY 3rd

BMH COMMERCIAL: BRINGING MEDICINE HOME

BMH COMMERCIAL: PULMONOLOGY

BMH HIGHLIGHTS
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Dr. H. Wesley Lafferty named President of the West Virginia American Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. H. Wesley Lafferty, family medicine physician at Boone Memorial Hospital, was sworn in on March 26th as the president of the WV American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).  

 

“I am thrilled to assume this role for such an incredible organization,” said Dr. Lafferty. “It’s an honor to provide healthcare to rural communities across West Virginia and serve this organization as president as we continue to strengthen communities and family medicine across the state.”

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Girl Scouts sell and donate cookies to 'Health Care Heroes' at Boone Memorial Hospital

Health Care Heroes is an annual event where the Girl Scouts of the Black Diamond Council hosts cookie booths near hospitals and other medical facilities to encourage the community to purchase cookies that can then be donated to health care heroes.

 

"Giving back to the community is important to Girl Scouts, and Health Care Heroes is a great opportunity for us to show how much these folks mean to us," said Beth Casey, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Black Diamond.

BMH holds CORE Flag Raising Ceremony to encourage organ donation

Boone Memorial Hospital held a CORE Flag Raising Ceremony on May 3rd. Speakers included Terri Castle, RN/BMH Chief Nursing Officer; Jessica Wheeler, Professional Service Liaison & Donor Family Support Coordinator for CORE (Center for Organ Recovery & Education); Kidney Recipient, Mark Hale and Liver Donor, Kristen Ferguson. Kristen is also an employee of Boone Memorial and works in the Business Office. Master of Ceremonies was Mark Linville, BMH Chief Marketing & Communications Officer.

 

The annual observance encourages organ donation awareness and commemorates organ donors and their families. Boone Memorial Hospital supports CORE (Center for Organ Recovery & Education) and holds a flag raising ceremony annually to bring more awareness to national donate life initiatives.