One hundred thirty persons donated blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center during the January 2017 blood drive at Passavant Area Hospital.
The Central Illinois Community Blood Center holds monthly blood drives at Passavant Area Hospital on the first and second Monday of each month from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Blood is drawn in Meeting Room 4, just off the Main Lobby. New donors are continually sought. More information about the Central Illinois Community Blood Center program may be obtained by calling 753-1530, or by visiting www.bloodcenterimpact.org.
There were no new donors in January.
Platelet donors for January included: Randy Duvendack, William Jacquot, Roger Allen, Jared Maggart, and Carey Gaige.
The complete donor list for January includes: David Agans, Ronald Albin, Thomas Asama, Robert Ashby, John Bailey, Erin Bauler, Deborah Beams, Jo Anne Beard, Merle Beddingfield, Norman Bensel, Jacalyn Bieber, Kristin Boynton, Sarah Brogdon, Linda Brown, Sarah Burton, Virginia Campbell, Jerry Carriger, Edward Casey, Christopher Cisne, Peggy Clemons, Pricilla Cook, John Courier, Kathy Courier, Christine Crabtree, Mary Crawford, Bonnie Criss, Judith Cumming, Edward DeGroot, John Demien, Stephen Dickman, William Doolin, Edwin Doyle, Timothy Duggan, Bobett Dunphy, Kristi Edwards, Mary Fergurson, Larry Flynn, Benjamin Fox, Charles Frank, Jerod Fundel, Stephen Gilbreth, Marcia Gillespie, Mark Gillespie, Geri Gillis, Merrilee Godek, Calvin Hance, Sandra Harden, Richard Harmon, David Hauser, Dick Hayes, Margaret Hendricks, Jeffery Hill, Betty Hillig, Amy Jackson, Keri Jackson, Susan Jones, Judith Kazmierski, Sharon Kellogg, Gerald Kirbach, Kevin Klein, Sandra Knight, Deborah Lair, Kathleen Langdon, Mark Langdon, Mary Lawson, Randall Lawson, Doris Lawton, Judith Leak, Tom Long, Nicole Maul, Joseph McManus, Mary McNeely, David Melbourne, Daniel Metz, David Meyer, Regina Meyer, Fred Moody, Richard Morris, Anita Moore, Thomas Moore, Tony Moore, Josiah Morris, Donald Newby, Cheryl Newell, Rita Northrop, Robert Northrop, Michael Ratliff, Elysia Riggs, Cathy Robison, Carl Sanders, Donald Schmidt, Jeffrey Schulte, Richard Scott, Shannon Shafer, David Sharrow, Martha Sheehan, Tracie Simmermaker, Danny Smith ,Wendy Smith, Allison Snodgrass, Andrew Souza, James Stocker, William Stout, Jeffrey Strate, Joshua Strotheide, Kris Templin, Veronika Thies, Konnie Trace, Kendra True, William Vaniter, Andrew Vasquez, Chester Vache, Frank Vignone, Alexis Vincent, Sue Walker, Tiffany Warmowski, James Welch, Joette Welch, Richard Welch, Christine White, Pamela Wilson, Barbara Wooldridge, Darrell Wynn, Jessica Yost, and Karen Zink.
Passavant Area Hospital’s Employee of the Month is Krystle Walz. Krystle is a supervisor in the Food Services department. She’s been employed at Passavant 14 years.
Her nomination from an appreciative co-worker read, “I have never had a time when I asked for assistance that Krystle has turned me down. She is always willing to help, no matter how big or small the request. She always has a smile on her face and I know I can count on her. She truly exemplifies what a great employee should be.”
Krystle is part of the supervisory team in Food Service. “I’m in charge of arranging and setting up catering for meetings and other events, supervising employees in the kitchen, Ground Central, and Garden View Café, and other “behind the scene” duties in the department,” she said. “This place has been my home away from home for the past 14 years. It has always provided me with support in every way, from an employee to a patient. I’m proud to be part of the Passavant team.”
Krystle and her husband, Denver, reside in Jacksonville. They are the parents of three children.
The Employee of the Month at Passavant receives eight hours off with pay, an Employee of the Month plaque, a close parking space for one month, gift cards for the Cafeteria and Gift Shop, a movie gift card, pen and pencil set, picnic blanket, flashlight/tool kit, Mason jar cup, umbrella, small cooler, lunch sack, drawstring tote, water bottle, notepad, flashlight key ring, coffee mug, and cup.