BRISTOL, Conn.—The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Inc/Connecticut Nutmeg State Chapter (MGFA) has a made a donation to Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group Inc, in memory of a former member and hospital employee.
The MGFA made a gift of $1,135 in memory of Susan Carol Winters who passed away Nov. 23, 2011. Winters served on the Board of Directors of MGFA and she produced a quarterly newsletter for the state organization. In 2011, Winters received national recognition as the MGFA Volunteer of the Year.
Winters also worked as a crisis counselor at Bristol Hospital. The gift from the MGFA helped purchase a bench in her memory outside the Bristol Hospital Emergency Center. The bench was unveiled and dedicated at a recent ceremony.
The MGFA members in attendance at the bench ceremony included (from left): Anna Denninger, Jerry Feldman, Betty Gerner, Elane Feldman, Vicki Sullivan and Michael Stokes