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Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation Hosts 2015 Robinson Society and Heritage Society Recognition

Friday, May 22, 2015

Ravenna, Ohio – The Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted their annual Robinson Society and Heritage Society Distinguished Giving Recognition Program on May 7 at the Robinson Memorial Hospital Ravenna campus.

Over 100 people attended the event to recognize community members, businesses and organizations for their support of Robinson Memorial Hospital. Also recognized were four new inductees to the Medical Staff Distinguished Members Photo Gallery and the announcement of the foundation’s Distinguished Service Awards.

Donors recognized for achieving new recognition levels with the foundation’s Distinguished Giving Program included:

Robinson Benefactor Society: Schlabig and Associates, Ltd., Emmanuel A. Yanelli, D.O.

Robinson President’s Club: Ben and Carlyn Bassham, Laura Dornhecker, Jim and Judy Fleming, Karen Henry, Soghra Homafar, M.D., Carol Lockhart

Robinson Fellow Society: NEOMED Foundation

Distinguished Benefactor Society: Altercare Post-Acute Rehabilitation Center, Inc., David and Janet Dix, Physicians Emergency Services, Inc.

Distinguished Humanitarian Society: Aurora One Fund

Robinson Visionary Society: The Estate of Paul and Betty Hickman

New Heritage Society members recognized for memorial and planned gifts of $1,000 or more were: Tom Decker in memory of Estella Decker; Neil Everett in memory of Ted and Bess Sapp; Emilio D. Ferrara in memory of Joseph Ferrara and The Ferrara Family; Mary Gosser in memory of James Gosser; Soghra Homafar, M.D. in memory of Masoud Hamafar; Carol Lockhart in memory of Raymond and Eleanor Douglas Gooch, Vernon Douglas Gooch and Gretchen Gooch Seppelin; Margaret Ellen Swain in memory of Mary Swain Bacon.

Annette Andrews, M.D., John Foss, M.D., William Raux, III, M.D. and Alan Rosenwasser, M.D. were honored for their induction into the Medical Staff Distinguished Members Photo Gallery, located in the hospital. The photo gallery honors members of the medical staff at Robinson Memorial Hospital who have served the hospital for twenty-five years or who have distinguished themselves in service to the hospital.

A highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Distinguished Service Awards to John Flynn, Esq. of Kent and Dr. James and Susan Waugh of Kent. The award honors an individual or group of individuals for their extraordinary service in support of Robinson Memorial Hospital.

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