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North Oaks' Pediatrics Unit Receives Holiday Donations

North Oaks Medical Center Pediatrics Unit patients were treated to lots of holiday cheer, thanks to donations from generous community groups. Staff members of Walgreens in Ponchatoula and Louisiana State Troopers from Troop L visited the Pediatrics Unit to deliver toys to delight the young patients.

North Oaks Children’s Services Coordinator (front, left) Meredith Templin and Staff RNs Hunter and Kaye receive a generous donation of toys from Ponchatoula Walgreens representatives. Making the delivery from Walgreens are (back, from left): Mary Jo Castell, Tamara Bourgeois and Luke Varisco, Manager.
Louisiana State Police Troop L continued their 5-year tradition of spreading Christmas cheer to children hospitalized at North Oaks. From left, Troopers Kevin Cefalu and Damien McAlister surprise Dayne with gifts. At right, Staff RN Kaye shares in the fun.