On Thursday, November 18, the Rotary Club of Pearlridge presented the Pali Momi Medical Center with thank you cards and $ 10 Jamba Juice gift cards for 490 nurses and 58 caregivers.
Pali Momi COO Barb Craft, Pali Momi Director of Philanthropy Amanda Price, Pali Momi Head of Development Courtney Wagner, Pali Momi Senior Head Nurse Brigitte McKale and Pali Momi Director of Patient Services Robyn Kalahiki received the thank you cards and a gift $ 10 Jamba Juice cards.
Pearlridge Rotary Club President Dick Mosko, RCOP Public Relations President Barry Villamil and RCOP Board of Directors Clarence De Lude and Angel Ramos presented to management staff and nurses at Pali Momi.
The $ 10.00 Thank You Cards and Jamba Juice Cards were sponsored by members of the Rotary Club of Pearlridge and the Rotary Club of Pearlridge Foundation.
600 students representing 12 elementary schools in Aiea and Pearl City who participate in the Rotary International District 5000 dictionary project of the Rotary Club of Pearlridge each year provided handwritten and drawn messages in each thank you card for nurses and Pali Momi’s nursing aides. Likewise, three Rotary Youth Interact Clubs sponsored by the Rotary Club of Pearlridge also created wonderful hand-written messages and illustrations on billboards expressing their feelings of gratitude and support for nurses and nurse aides. . A total of approximately 630 amazing students from 14 schools were involved in the Rotary Healthcare Heroes community project.
The Pearlridge Rotary Club and Pali Momi Medical Center also received certificates of proclamation / recognition from Hawaii State Senator Bennette Misalucha, Hawaii State House of Representatives Gregg Takayama and Council Honolulu Municipal Brandon Elefante who nominated and recognized Thursday, November 18, 2021 as the Rotary Club of Pearlridge Adoption of Pali Momi Medical Center Day as part of Rotary International’s Healthcare Heroes project.
The RCOP is very grateful for the recognition of the elected officials of our region with the presentation of the Certificates of Proclamation / Recognition.
City Councilor Brandon Elefante
“I congratulate the Rotary Club of Pearlridge for choosing to adopt Pali Momi Medical Center as part of Rotary International’s Healthcare Heroes project. Recognized nurses and nursing aides are so often the unsung heroes of the daily work of the medical community – but the pandemic has really put them in the spotlight as the heroes they really are, ”said board member Brandon Elefante, which represents the neighborhood. “The fact that 14 Aiea and Pearl City schools participated with the Pearlridge Rotary Club and its Youth Interact leadership program makes this recognition a much more sincere and meaningful gift. It is truly humbling to be able to honor organizations that do such important and uplifting work in our community, ”said Elefante.
RCOP also appreciated the support of District Governor Sandy Matsui and former District Governor Naomi Masuno who both attended the Healthcare Heroes event held at Pali Momi Medical Center.
Sandy Matsui, District Governor, Rotary Hawaii District 5000
“Just when we thought we were coming out of this horrible pandemic environment and rates started to skyrocket again, and we realized how stressed our poor healthcare workers were that we appealed for help. action and it’s amazing, within six weeks Rotary responded and embraced hospitals, said District Governor Sandy Matsui. “Look at this incredible response from these young people, our future leaders. It is so inspiring. At times like this, we know that our people are truly serving with Aloha, especially the people who organized this, the Rotarians, the healthcare workers, everyone, mahalo. I feel so touched by this whole experience.
Naomi Masuno, Past District Governor, Rotary Hawaii District 5000
“For Rotary, its service comes before it, and when we see people doing something that is so important to our community, may Rotary support them and recognize that healthcare workers are putting their lives at risk and taking care of them. our community members is something that we really want to tell them that we appreciate what they do, ”said former district governor Naomi Masuno. “They have Rotary in their hearts because that’s what Rotary does. So what this means for Rotary is that they are part of our community. We have their partnership with them. They take care of our people and we want to take care of them.
A special mahalo at Pali Momi COO Barb Craft who is also a distinguished member of the Rotary Club of Pearlridge and has been instrumental in the success of the Rotary Club of Pearlridge Adoption of Pali Momi Medical Center Day as part of the Health Heroes of the Rotary International Project.
Barb Craft, COO, Pali Momi Medical Center
“As a Rotarian it means the world to me because I can see the people I have joined in this community recognize the people I have supported,” said Pali Momi COO Barb Craft. “As a nurse myself, it’s like the pinnacle for me. Having the community and our keiki to recognize our nurses is our future. These children, these young men and women will be our future leaders, hopefully in the field of health. Their interest in supporting these heroes, I have to tell you, the Marvel Universe had nothing to do with our nurses in Hawaii. So thank you very much for everything and I am so proud to be a Rotarian.
RCOP would like to extend its sincere thanks to the students of RCOP Interact Leadership, their advisor and Principal Clarence De Lude of Our Savior Lutheran School in Aiea who presented two thank you posters filled with thank you messages and works of art. beautiful art at Pali Momi COO Barb Craft. The posters will be on display at Pali Momi Medical Center along with other Interact Leadership student thank you posters representing Highlands Intermediate School and Pearl City High School. Thank you all for their sincere thank you messages.
The success of the Rotary Healthcare Heroes project embodies our commitment as Rotarians to serving higher self through the spirit of blessed Aloha on ourselves and on others.
Our keiki paved the way for their hearts while linking their love and gratitude to the medical professionals and administration of Pali Momi. Their thank you messages and special designs are an inspiration to those who care for us from the keiki who genuinely appreciate them.
Our students from the Interact Leadership Club of the Savior Lutheran School are represented with
their mInteract advisor (far left) and school principal Clarence De Lude (far right) while
holding their thank you posters which they would present to Pali Momi Medical
Center Nurses at the Center Thursday, November 18, 2021
Pictured from left to right: Dick Mosko, President, Rotary Club of Pearlridge;
Barb Craft, COO, Pali Momi Medical Center and RCOP Member;
Barry Villamil, President of Public Relations, Director of Interact Leadership, RCOP.
Representative Gregg Takayama (3e from left) and Dion Mesta (far left) who represented Councilor Brandon Elefante, presented the Rotary Club of Pearlridge and Pali Momi Medical Center with certificates of proclamation / recognition.
Senator Bennette Misalucha (not pictured) also presented certificates of proclamation / recognition to the Rotary Club of Pearlridge and Pali Momi Medical Center in a previous ceremony.
ROTARY CLUB OF PEARLRIDGE ADOPTION OF PALI MOMI MEDICAL CENTER AS PART OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL’S HEALTHCARE HEROES PROJECT “
Held on November 18, 2021
AND WHEREAS the Hawaii State Legislature supports efforts to encourage increased participation in community service to improve the quality of life for all residents of Hawaii; and
AND WHEREAS the Hawaii State Legislature recognizes the dedication of healthcare workers throughout this pandemic; and
WHEREAS the ideals of community services and health workers will come together on November 18, 2021 with the “ROTARY CLUB OF PEARLRIDGE ADOPTION OF PALI MOMI MEDICAL CENTER AS PART OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL HEALTH HEROES PROJECT” through an effort collaborative efforts of many students from across the state, the Pearlridge Rotary Club, many individuals and community leaders; and
WHEREAS, the objectives of “ROTARY CLUB OF PEARLRIDGE ADOPTION OF PALI MOMI MEDICAL CENTER AS PART OF THE ROTARY INTERNATIONAL HEALTH HEROES PROJECT” is to thank the dedicated healthcare workers who have worked selflessly and tirelessly to maintain our healthy and safe communities; and
WHEREAS students at Pearl City Secondary School, Highlands Middle School, Our Savior Lutheran School, Alvah Scott Elementary School, Gus Webling Elementary School, Lehua Elementary School, Manana Elementary School, Momilani Elementary School, Our Savior Lutheran School, Palisades Elementary School, Pearl City Elementary School, Pearl City Highlands Elementary School, Pearl Elementary School Ridge, St. Elizabeth School, and Waiau Elementary School came together to illustrate and write thank you messages as well as to provide gratitude posters to nurses and nurse aides at Pali Momi Medical Center; and
WHEREAS members of the Rotary Club of Pearlridge have raised and provided financial support for this project in order to provide Jamba Juice gift cards to be included in thank you notes; and
WHEREAS many individuals and groups have come together including Dick Mosko, Lasar McCabe, Sandy Matsui, Bard Craft, Brigitte McKale, Robyn Kalahiki, Amanda Price, the Rotary Club of Pearlridge and Hawaii Pacific Health: Now, So,
The Hawaiian State Thirty-First Legislature House of Representatives commends and commends all participating organizations and individuals for their time and effort in making “THE ROTARY CLUB OF PEARLRIDGE THE CENTER’S ADOPTION PALI MOMI MEDICAL IN THE ROTARY INTERNATIONAL HEROES PROJECT HEALTH CARE FRAMEWORK “a success, extends her warmest aloha and wishes everyone continued success in keeping the spirit of Aloha alive in Hawaii