The Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) honored Gerry Kennedy on October as a 2011 IHA Shining Star. This award recognizes and publicly acknowledges the invaluable work done by outstanding Iowa hospital volunteers and auxilians. Gerry Kennedy has shown dedication and initiative in her work at Mercy Medical Center – New Hampton and has positively contributed to our community.
Gerry has been a member of the hospital Auxiliary for over 40 years. She has worked tirelessly to improve and promote the goals of the auxiliary. She has held various offices on the board and has worked on almost every committee at one time or another. Currently, Gerry is the chair of the scholarship committee and is a volunteer at the Specialty Clinic. She is a shining example of the commitment and loyalty our generous volunteers show to Mercy and our patients. If you are interested in volunteering at Mercy, please call Development & Public Relations Coordinator, Jennifer Monteith at 641-394-1626.