Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Guiding Stars Celebrates 10 Years

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Guiding Stars Celebrates 10 Years

Article excerpt

A DECADE of service has been commemorated by past and present members of Toowoomba Hospital's Guiding Stars.

Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board deputy chair Dr Dennis Campbell congratulated the Guiding Stars on the achievement.

"The Guiding Stars play an integral part in the services our volunteers provide here at Toowoomba Hospital," Dr Campbell said.

"To those past and present Guiding Stars here today, you are carrying on a proud tradition and I'd like you to know the work you do is very sincerely appreciated.

"Coming to hospital can be a stressful experience, especially for anyone who is unfamiliar with the hospital, but having the Guiding Stars here to let visitors and patients know that they are welcome, and that we are here to help them, has been a wonderful addition to our service."

Of the 27 current volunteers, seven of those have been Guiding Stars since 2006, Kathy Bom, Barbara Collings, Jean Dellit, Katie Fleming, Lyn Ham Daphne Koschel and Barb Mathews. …

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