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BJC Salutes 2013 Employee All-Stars

The BJC “Health Hall of Fame” marks its 11th season of recognizing BJC’s own health All-Stars. Teaming up with the St. Louis Cardinals once again, BJC acknowledges one employee from each hospital and one representing BJC corporate and service organizations with induction into the BJC Health Hall of Fame. 

The 2013 BJC Health Hall of Fame honorees took center stage September 29, 2013, for pre-game ceremonies at the St. Louis Cardinals’ last regular-season game against the Chicago Cubs. The honorees and their guests enjoyed the Cardinals-Cubs game courtesy of BJC Help for Your Health in recognition of their health achievements.

Achievements to be considered by the nominating employee could include:

  • Achieved and sustained changes in lifestyle that improved the nominee's overall health and well-being
  • Accomplishments built upon overall fitness and good health
  • Leadership in motivating positive health changes within a work group
  • Successful work within a community to educate and inspire good health practices
  • Overcame personal challenges and serves as an inspiration to others

Since the program’s inception in 2003, nearly 1,400 employees have been nominated for recognition.

Members of the 2013 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup

2013 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
Alton Memorial Hospital -- Carl Raymond
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Catherine Kramer 
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Jennifer Manolis
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Joan Smith 
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Katherine Burd
BJC HealthCare -- Jennifer Risler 
Boone Hospital Center -- Aaron Buran
Christian Hospital -- Galen White
Clay County Hospital -- Staci Bute
Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Theresa Taylor 
Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital -- Terisha Friedmann 
Parkland Health Center -- Wendy Govreau 
Progress West HealthCare Center -- Lucrecia Remley
St. Louis Children’s Hospital -- Tracey Watkins

This year’s winners -- selected from among 78 nominees -- were honored for their healthy lifestyles or for achieving significant weight loss.

2012 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup

BJC Salutes 2012 Employee All Stars
The 2012 BJC Health Hall of Fame honorees took center stage September 29 for pre-game ceremonies during the St. Louis Cardinals-Washington Nationals series. The honorees and their guests enjoyed the Cardinals-Nationals game courtesy of BJC Help for Your Health in recognition of their health achievements.

This year’s winners -- selected from among 102 nominees -- were honored for their healthy lifestyles or for achieving significant weight loss.


2012 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
Alton Memorial Hospital -- Julie Willaredt
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Diana Pitts, RN
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Kim Stone 
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Laurie Schlueter 
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Jasmine Flagg 
BJC HealthCare -- Carol Pilarski 
Boone Hospital Center -- Sharon McCallister 
Christian Hospital -- Kurt Schneider 
Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Janna Washington 
Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital -- Heather Sewell 
Parkland Health Center -- Jacob Pollard 
Progress West HealthCare Center -- Susan Bizelli 
St. Louis Children’s Hospital -- Tracy Schuler

Since the program’s inception in 2003, nearly 1,200 employees have been nominated for recognition.

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Recognizing Achievements, Inspiring Others

Here’s what past Health Hall of Fame honorees have said about the program:

“Winning the Health Hall of Fame honor has provided me with a platform to ‘pay it forward.’ It's been wonderful to share my journey with co-workers and provide them with a bit of inspiration. My success was in part due to finding people who believed in me when I didn't believe in myself. I hope I was, and continue to be, that ‘someone’ for my colleagues here at MoBap.”
-- Melissa Kron, RN, business development manager, physician services, Missouri Baptist Medical Center

“I feel quite honored to be a Health Hall of Fame winner. It is such an accomplishment to be recognized for my efforts to promote health literacy at work and access to health care in the community. The program has afforded me the opportunity to work with other people with similar interests who have in turn supported my efforts. It was a blast to celebrate the honor all year long!” 
-- Gwen Cabe, assistant administrator, Village North Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

“I reached my goal on April 15, 2010, losing a total of 126 pounds. My boss nominated me for the BJC Health Hall of Fame. Only one person from each BJC entity wins. I won and got to represent SLCH on the field before a Cardinals game. Then the winners received VIP treatment in the BJC box. It was a fun-filled day.” 
-- Theresa Roe, RN, St. Louis Children’s Hospital Answer Line

2011 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup


BJC Salutes 2011 Employee All Stars
The 2011 BJC Health Hall of Fame honorees took center stage September 24 for pre-game ceremonies during the St. Louis Cardinals-Chicago Cubs series. The honorees and their guests enjoyed the Cardinals-Cubs game courtesy of BJC Help for Your Health in recognition of their health achievements.

This year’s winners -- selected from among 123 nominees -- were honored for their healthy lifestyles or for achieving significant weight loss.

2011 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup 

Alton Memorial Hospital -- Cathie Ketterer
BJC HealthCare -- Mark Harris
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Cheryl Cima
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Donna Stewart 
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Jennifer Jones 
Boone Hospital Center -- Amber Behrendt
Clay County Hospital -- Amanda Spillman
Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Bonnie Wolfe
Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital -- Teresa Brown
Northwest HealthCare -- Lisa Weber
Parkland Health Center -- Jana Pinkley 
Progress West HealthCare Center -- Tim Stenzinger
St. Louis Children's Hospital -- Carolyn Davis

2010 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup

BJC Salutes 2010 Employee All Stars
Honorees were guests at the October 2 Cardinals game against the Colorado Rockies with VIP treatment that include pre-game honors on the field, suite seating with refreshments and a Cardinals gift bag. Honorees also will be invited to a luncheon with Steve Lipstein, BJC president and CEO, and will be recognized by their hospital or service organization.

This year’s winners -- selected from among 58 nominees -- are honored for their healthy lifestyles or for achieving significant weight loss.

 

2010 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup 

Alton Memorial Hospital -- Danny Hoog
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Ruth Bailey
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Lorrie Thorpe
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Dolores Fumagalli
BJC HealthCare -- Paul Milligan
Boone Hospital Center -- Tracy Keel
Christian Hospital -- Gwen Cabe
Clay County Hospital -- Brenda Conner
Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Melissa Kron
Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital -- Margie Juergens
Parkland Health Center -- Malysha Hefflinger
Progress West HealthCare Center -- Pam Dempewolf
St. Louis Children's Hospital -- Theresa Roe

2009 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup

BJC Salutes 2009 All-Star Employees
Playoff fever was in the air October 3 when the 2009 BJC Health Hall of Fame honorees took center stage for pre-game ceremonies during the final series of the season. The honorees and their guests enjoyed the St. Louis Cardinals-Milwaukee Brewers game courtesy of BJC Help for Your Health in recognition of their health achievements. 

This year’s winners -- selected from among 75 nominees -- are honored for their healthy lifestyles or for achieving significant weight loss.

 

2009 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup 

Alton Memorial Hospital -- Carole Henkhaus

Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Sandra Filla, RN

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Cynthia Bardon, RN

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Andy Davidson, RN

BJC HealthCare -- Jack W. Leonard

Boone Hospital Center -- Heidi Campbell

Christian Hospital -- Angela Shanks

Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Duane Wesche, RPh

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital -- Jacob Smith

Parkland Health Center -- Mariah McNail

Progress West HealthCare Center -- Becky Ridenhour

St. Louis Children’s Hospital -- Jenna Neidhardt

2008 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
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BJC 2008 All-Star Lineup Honored at Cardinals Game
Health Hall of Famers were honored at the September 27, 2008, Cardinals game. In addition, winners attended a luncheon with BJC President and CEO, Steve Lipstein.

BJC's 2008 winners -- selected from among 72 nominees -- are honored for their healthy lifestyles or for achieving significant weight loss.

2008 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
Alton Memorial Hospital -- Mary Bayer
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Lindsay Banta
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Jacqueline Gibson
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Diane Glen
BJC HealthCare -- Patty Wade
Boone Hospital Center -- Lori Humphrey
Christian Hospital -- Debbi Waters
Clay County Hospital -- Eileen Gorrell
Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Patricia Teepe
Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital -- Rachel Branson
Parkland Health Center -- Jeania Byerly
Progress West HealthCare Center -- Ali Carson
St. Louis Children’s Hospital -- Amanda Wilson

2007 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
2007 Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup

BJC 2007 All-Star Lineup Honored at Cardinals Game
There was no pennant race this year for the St. Louis Cardinals, but that didn't keep the 2007 BJC Health Hall of Fame honorees from cheering on the Redbirds to an exciting 7-4 win over the Houston Astros September 22. VIP treatment included pre-game honors on the field, suite seating with refreshments and a Cardinals gift bag.

The 2007 winners -- selected from among 90 nominees -- are honored for their healthy lifestyles or for achieving significant weight loss.

2007 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
Alton Memorial Hospital -- Carol Ewen
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Corri Payton
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Diane Young
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Stephanie Cole
BJC HealthCare -- Christina Schaljo
Boone Hospital Center -- Rick Chittum
Christian Hospital -- Phyllis Selke
Clay County Hospital -- Gayle Erxleben
Missouri Baptist Hospital-Sullivan -- Julianne Brain
Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Juanita Wimp
Parkland Health Center -- Kathy Ferguson
Progress West HealthCare Center -- Jamie Bates
St. Louis Children's Hospital -- Cathy Baughman

2006 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
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BJC 2006 All-Star Lineup Honored at Cardinals Game
2006's 13 winners  -- selected from among nearly 80 nominees -- enjoyed the Health Hall of Fame Luncheon, as well as celebrated their achievements at the September 30 Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers baseball game in the new Busch Stadium -- which included on-field recognition during the pre-game ceremonies.

2006 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
Alton Memorial Hospital -- Carol Noble, RN
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Diane Anderson
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Keith Bolton
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Cathy Carroll
BJC HealthCare -- Suzanne Mitchell
Boone Hospital Center -- Roxanne Gifford
Christian Hospital -- Teri Bequette
Clay County Hospital -- Gayla Seidl
Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Christy Brooks, RN
Missouri Baptist Hospital-Sullivan -- Rebecca Hubbard, RN
Parkland Health Center -- Michelle Pryor
St. Louis Children's Hospital -- Charlotte Smock, RN

2005 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
2005 Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup

BJC 2005 All-Star Lineup Honored at Cardinals Game
September 10, 2005, was a special date at Busch Memorial Stadium. It marked the last Saturday night game ever at the venerable nearly 40-year-old ballpark. And, for 12 BJC employees and their families, it commemorated personal health achievements including significant weight loss, triumph over serious illness, and model healthy lifestyles. Nominated by their co-workers across the organization and selected by their facility or service organization from among nearly 80 candidates, the honorees were introduced during pre-game ceremonies on the field and presented with certificates, lapel pins and T-shirts.

2005 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
Alton Memorial Hospital -- Susie Bechtold
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Brandy Foss, RN
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Debbie Shylanski
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Kathy Enloe
BJC Home Care Services -- Jennifer Haag
Boone Hospital Center -- Theresa Fisher, LPN
Christian Hospital -- Bogusia Lubecki
Clay County Hospital -- Michael Anderson
Missouri Baptist Hospital-Sullivan -- Robin Holmes
Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Katie Kluesner
Parkland Health Center -- Rose O'Neal
St. Louis Children's Hospital -- Kevin Donze

2004 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
2004 Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup

BJC 2004 All-Star Lineup Honored at Cardinals Game
Thirteen health all-stars from throughout BJC took the field and were honored for achieving personal health goals or inspiring others to pursue health improvements. Chosen by their respective hospital or service organization from among more than 80 nominees, the 13 were recognized at the September 4 St. Louis Cardinals baseball game during pre-game ceremonies; and received certificates, pins and T-shirts.

2004 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
Alton Memorial Hospital -- Cindy Bray
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- JoAnn Vetter
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Maria Stiffler, RN
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Amy Smoot
BJC HealthCare -- Laura Morgan
Boone Hospital Center -- June Nelson
Christian Hospital -- John Oldham, MD
Clay County Hospital -- Linda Schnepper
Fayette County Hospital -- Kara Barker
Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Corinne Miller, RN
Missouri Baptist Hospital-Sullivan -- Anissa Light
Parkland Health Center -- Vickie Halton
St. Louis Children's Hospital -- Mary Blackwell

2003 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
2003 Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup

BJC 2003 All-Star Lineup Honored at Cardinals Game
Thirteen health all-stars from throughout BJC took the field and were honored for achieving personal health goals or inspiring others to pursue health improvements. Chosen by their respective hospital or service organization from among 116 nominees, the 13 were recognized at a September St. Louis Cardinals baseball game with VIP treatment that included prime seats at batting practice, a free ticket for each winner and one guest, a Cardinals gift bag, and pre-game honors on the field.

2003 St. Louis Cardinals Health Hall of Fame Starting Lineup
Alton Memorial Hospital -- Sandy Wilschetz, RN
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- Tamara Donahue, RN
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- Diane Fix
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital -- Karen Patterson
BJC HealthCare -- Diane Abbott
Boone Hospital Center -- Debra O'Neal, RN
Christian Hospital -- Jill Walter-Penn
Clay County Hospital -- Sarah Keck
Fayette County Hospital -- Amy Newsom
Missouri Baptist Medical Center -- Jennifer Jesse, RN
Missouri Baptist Hospital-Sullivan -- Connie Clemens Meek
Parkland Health Center -- Paula Allen
St. Louis Children's Hospital -- Amy Hermann, RN 
 

 
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