Mary Black Health System-Spartanburg Names 2018 Volunteer of the Year

Spartanburg, SC- Mary Black Health System-Spartanburg has named Mary Smith the 2018 Volunteer of the Year. Mary is a C.A.R.E. (care and respect everyday) volunteer.  She is dedicated to checking in on patients and offering help to make them more comfortable. One nurse says of Mary, “She is a pleasure to be around because of her positive attitude and kind, loving heart.  She often goes out of her way to help address the needs of staff, patients and their families.”

The Volunteer of the Year award is voted upon annually by staff members, patients, visitors and fellow volunteers and is presented at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet.  “Mary is well-deserving of the Volunteer of the Year award and is known all over the hospital for her signature calling card—a flower left in each patient’s room she visits,” says Sherry Winstead, Volunteer Coordinator.



About Mary Black Health System

Mary Black Health System LLC is a health care delivery system comprised of Mary Black Health System – Spartanburg, Mary Black Health System - Gaffney, Mary Black Physicians Group, and Mary Black Health Network, Inc.   The combined organization has 332 licensed beds, more than 1400 employees and more than 400 physicians on medical staff.  Providing health care services to Upstate residents for more than 90 years, Mary Black Health System – Spartanburg’s acute care hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (Chest Pain Accreditation), and is a Certified Stroke Center. It features surgical suites, a warm and inviting Family Birthing Center, nationally credentialed (CARF) Inpatient Rehabilitation, a 24 bed Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Geriatric Psychiatric Services, and a Sleep Center. Outpatient services include Radiology, Endoscopy Center, Wound Center, Rehabilitation Services and Women’s Breast Health Center featuring same-day digital mammography and bone density testing. We are a patient-centered, professional, highly skilled health care system, which provides a continuum of care through the dedicated work of our nurses, staff, and volunteers.  For more information about Mary Black Health System-Spartanburg, visit

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