On Friday, February 8, 2013, employees were recognized at the Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) annual Team Terrebonne Awards Program in appreciation of the Team Terrebonne Volunteers dedication throughout the past year. The Team Terrebonne program was formed in April of 2007 to help channel hospital and employee volunteer resources into worthy civic and non-profit organizations in the region. Since then, Team Terrebonne volunteers have participated in 87 events and employees have volunteered a total of 4,095 hours. In 2012, Team Terrebonne participated in 22 events and had 1,222 volunteer hours. Team Terrebonne members seek to lead by example and to use their energies, talents and compassion to make our area Louisiana's best place to live, work and raise our families.

During this awards ceremony many volunteers were recognized for their dedication and time spent volunteering throughout the community. The top Team Terrebonne Volunteers are Charlotte Boudreaux, Elaine Charles, Julia Light, Percy Mosley, Michelle Rousseau, Linda Savoie, Debra Valentine and Charlene Williams.   Our top volunteer is Pamela Besson with 40 hours volunteered. The TGMC Women’s Center was recognized as the top department who had the most combined hours of service with 93.5 hours. Throughout the year Team Terrebonne assists a variety of local organizations through volunteer support. Some of the organizations include American Heart Association, Terrebonne Foundation for Academic Excellence, Cooper Life Fund, Bayou Region Habitat for Humanity, American Cancer Society, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC and The Foundation for TGMC.

“I am proud of all our employees who have selflessly dedicated time to volunteering to assist in events throughout our community. It is through these volunteers’ efforts that we have been able to live out the Team Terrebonne Mission to improve the quality of life and promote healthy lifestyles in our community,” said Phyllis Peoples, President and CEO of TGMC.


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