John Conley had dreamed of going on an Honor Flight for over a year. The trip would take him and other veterans to Washington D.C. to visit memorials built to honor their services. So, he was ecstatic early this year when he found out he was selected by the Central Missouri Honor Flight branch to make the trip.
Beth and Taylor Perry had just moved to Columbia from Georgia to open the Zaxby’s on Stadium Drive when they found out Beth was pregnant.
June employee of the month Nicole Lauer says she decided to go into nursing after giving birth to her son, Avery, at Boone Hospital 12 years ago.
“The staff was so great and passionate. It made me want to become a nurse myself,” says Nicole.
When I first walked into Boone Hospital, I will never forget thinking ‘This feels like home.’” says Barbara Weaver, chairman emeritus of Boone Hospital Center’s board of trustees.
Each week, Sandra and David Eppinger get together with Sandra’s sister for a game of Scrabble. Competing in a game like Scrabble requires knowing thousands of words. Strong spelling and lexical creativity will also give you an edge.
Yet one day, as Sandra, 75, showered before her sister arrived for the game, all her words suddenly disappeared.
So as her students practiced their reading, sounding out the words aloud, Carol Milhollin listened very closely.
Bruce Smith says, “A hospital building operates differently. There are a lot of things you have to take care of.”
Ten years ago, Bruce joined Boone Hospital Center as a mechanic in the plant operations department. His primary role is to provide regular, preventive maintenance to the sterile processing equipment in the hospital’s central services area and operating room, making sure that a multitude of machines are kept in good working condition, ordering parts, making repairs and quickly responding to any issues.
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