From 1989 until his retirement in December 2012, Rod Hartwig had been Boone Hospital’s Payroll Manager for 23 years. Before he officially retired, Rod wondered what he was going to do with his free time. Knowing he wasn’t ready to leave Boone, Rod filled out an application to become a Boone Hospital volunteer.
Tomorrow’s health care professionals have opportunities to help Boone Hospital’s patients today.
The call came from California. Dee, the gift shop assistant who took the call, talked to a woman whose childhood friend was staying at Boone Hospital Center. The caller’s friend was not going to recover.
Almost every Tuesday afternoon, Mary Lou Raitt staffs the Boonique Gifts shop in Boone Hospital’s main lobby.
The exception is Thanksgiving through Christmas, when Raitt is busy at her family’s tree farm.
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