Doctors to be Honored March 30
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SHREVEPORT JOURNAL Tuesday PM Your Health SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, LA., MARCH 2, 1982 Doctors to be honored March 30 Shreveport Medical Society Auxiliary members have set in motion their plans for Doctor's Day held annually on March 30. Mrs. Floyd Peninger is chairman of this year's observance; Mrs. W. H. Carroll and Mrs. John Greer are her co-chairmen. Dr. David Swearingen Sr., who is celebrat-ing 50 years in the profession, will be honored at all ceremonies held in conjunction with Doctor's Day. On March) 26 at the East Ridge Country Club, during the auxiliary's Las Vegas Night dinner and cocktail party honoring their hus-bands, Dr. James Bergeron, president of the Shreveport Medical Soci-ety, will present Dr. Swearingen with a pro-clamation from Gov. David Treen. Swearingen As a memorial to all physicians, both living and deceased, a magnolia tree, donated by Clyde Gorum, will be planted at the Barnwell Garden and Art Center on March 30. Taking part in the tree-planting will be Mayor Bill Hanna, Dr. Bergeron, Mrs. Peninger, Mrs. James Cotter, Mrs. Charles Stamper and Mrs. W. Juan Watkins, president of the Shreveport Medical Society Auxiliary. Traditionally, all hospitals honor their staff physicians with red carnations, coffees and luncheons during the last week of March. Willis-Knighton Medical Center will hold its annual breakfast on March 26, while the others will celebrate March 30. Doctors' Hos-pital will serve coffee and doughnut holes along with the carnations; Schumpert Medical Center will have a continental breakfast; Highland will honor its doctors at a luncheon; and P&S will have a gourmet luncheon using favorite recipes of the hospital staff. LSU Hospital, Brentwood and the VA Medical Center also are making plans to honor their staff doctors on March 30. Auxiliary members serving as chairmen of these events are Mrs. John Leopard, Willis-Knighton; Mrs. Durell Hiller Jr., Doctors'; Mrs. Willis Coylar, High-land; Mrs. Clint Jones, LSU; Mrs. Peninger, P&S; Mrs. Simeon Wall, Schumpert; Mrs. James Cotter, VA; and Mrs. Edward Leatherman, Brentwood. In addition to the special honoree, all physi-cians who received their license to practice 40 or more years ago are being honored during March. They include Dr. Charles Anderson, Dr. Nathan Bender, Dr. Charles Black Sr., Dr. C. E. Boyd, Dr. Louis Breffeilh, Dr. Wallace Brown, Dr. Frank Bryant, Dr. Jack Carlisle, Dr. Wynton Carroll, Dr. Albert Clark, Dr. John Cobb, Dr. Howard Cohenour, Dr. Penn Crain Jr., Dr. John Crenshaw, Dr. Richard D. Crow, Dr. Jasper Custer, Dr. Stuart DeLee, Dr. Edwin Dilworth, Dr. William Drummond, Dr. James Eddy Jr., Dr. John Eschenbrenner, Dr. Ernest Flake, Dr. Henry Gallager, Dr. Edgar Galloway, Dr. James Gavin, Dr. Samuel Gill, Dr. Thomas Glass Jr., Dr. William Hall, Dr. William Harris, Dr. Isaac Hawkins, Dr. John A. Hendrick Jr., Dr. John V. Hendrick, Dr. W. J. Hill Jr., Dr. Alice Holoubek, Dr. Joe Holo-ubek, Dr. Charles Holt, Dr. John Jackson, Dr. Kenneth Jones Sr., Dr. Bernard Kalstone, Dr. David Kennedy, Dr. Douglas Kerlin, Dr. Wil-liam Kerlin, Dr. David Kimball, Dr. Harold Levy, Dr. Robert Lucas, Dr. Keith Mason Sr., Dr. Morgan Matthews, Dr. George Meneely, Dr. Abraham Nicholas, Dr. Stuart Nicholas, Dr. William Norfleet, Dr. Donald Overdyke, Dr. Floyd Peninger, Dr. Ralph Riggs, Dr. Joseph Shavin, Dr. Charles Sias, Dr. Lewis Robinson, Dr. B. P. Smith Jr., Dr. Thomas Smith, Dr. Jesse Stamper, Dr. Dudley Talbot, Dr. Thomas Tooke, Dr. Clarence Webb, Dr. B. E. Trichel, Dr. Percy Worley and Dr. Murphy Yearwood. On March 30, these doctors will receive, along with their red carnations, handwritten notes prepared by the Doctor's Day commit-tee to acknowledge this milestone in their careers. Mrs. Charles Stamper, chairman of memo-rials, will deliver sympathy notes to the wives of deceased doctors on this special occasion. Other members of Mrs. Peninger's commit-tee are Mrs. John Chidlow, Mrs. John Henry, Mrs. Keith Mason Jr., Mrs. J. C. Jones and Mrs. Felix Prakasamm. Journal Photo by Gu* Gustovich Mrs. Floyd Peninger, who is serving as chairman of the Shreveport Medical Society Auxiliary's Doctor's Day observance, pins a red carnation to the lapel of her husband, Dr. Peninger, during a break in her volunteer duties at the P&S Hospital.
|Title||Doctors to be Honored March 30|
Shreveport Medical Society Auxiliary (Shreveport, La.)
Swearingen, David, Sr.
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