SMH Recruits Volunteers for its Regional Cancer Center

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SMH Recruits Volunteers for its Regional Cancer Center - Friday, January 21, 2011

For Immediate Release


Laurie Manley, Volunteer Coordinator


(Slidell, La.–January 21, 2011)— Slidell Memorial Hospital (SMH) requests the help of the Slidell community to volunteer time at the new SMH Regional Cancer Center. At SMH, volunteers truly make a difference and are part of a family. Those who donate their time find that staff, patients and their families depend on them. Volunteers will experience personal rewards, which are immeasurable, and at the same time, will help SMH offer hope and healing to those affected by cancer.

Current volunteer needs at the SMH Regional Cancer Center include working in the Cancer Center Resource Library, the Appearance Center, Tumor Registry, Patient Navigator’s office, as well as assisting the Cancer Center Concierge in the atrium area. Orientation and training will be provided. If interested in a chance to learn new skills, develop new interests, make new friends and, most of all, the opportunity to help others, please consider volunteering at Slidell Memorial Hospital.

Volunteers range in age from 16 to 80+ years old. They are caring people who want to enrich lives, their own and those of the people they touch. No experience or prior training is necessary. Please contact Laurie Manley at (985) 649-8531, or visit www.SlidellMemorial.orgfor additional information on volunteering at SMH.



Slidell Memorial Hospital is a full-service 182-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.; Pearl River County, Miss.; and the greater Mississippi Gulf Coast region. SMH has received the Platinum Level 2009 Louisiana Hospital Quality Award, presented by eQHealth Solutions, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Louisiana. It is located online at


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