Slidell Memorial Hospital officials are honoring
Edith Cocran of Slidell to mark her 25th anniversary as a volunteer
at the community hospital.
When Cocran joined the SMH Volunteers 25 years ago, her goal then was
the same it is today, she said: "To give back to the community and hospital I
Over the years, her volunteer assignments have changed and grown. Cocran
said there wasn't one placement in the hospital that she didn't enjoy.
Currently she volunteers in the Gift Shop.
"Volunteers are an essential part of our mission to care for the people
of our community,” SMH Chief Executive Officer Bill Davis said. "Edith has
given of herself to this community for a quarter century, and I am in awe of
her commitment and generous spirit.”
If you would like to learn more about volunteer opportunities at SMH,
please call (985) 280-8531, or visit SlidellMemorial.org/News.
PHOTO CAPTION: Edith Cocran, SMH Volunteer
Slidell Memorial Hospital
is a full-service 229-bed acute care not-for-profit community hospital located
at 1001 Gause Blvd., in the heart of Slidell. Founded in 1959, SMH serves as a
primary healthcare resource for families in St. Tammany Parish, La.; and, Pearl
River County, Miss. For more information, visit http://www.slidellmemorial.org/ .
The hospital's main phone number is (985) 280-2200.