The J.W. Fanning Humanitarian Award recognizes individuals who have high personal values in their own life, while making significant contributions to Piedmont Athens Regional through their time, interest, and commitment to the medical center and the community it serves.
All recipients have carried on the tradition of service set by Dr. J.W. Fanning, the late UGA Vice President for Service and the father of leadership development in Georgia. He made many remarkable contributions to our community.
Nominations accepted until Aug. 5. The J.W. Fanning Humanitarian of the Year Award will be presented at the Cornerstone Society event on Sept. 9.
Annette Barfield is the 26th recipient of the J.W. Fanning Humanitarian of the Year Award.
Mrs. Barfield is a registered nurse and retired from Bell South. She has served as a member of the Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, donating more than 2,600 hours of service in various roles from Board Member to President. She is also a volunteer with St. Mary’s Hospice, has served as a board member for the Athens Community Council on Aging, is a Master Gardner, an active member of the Ten-O Gymnastics Booster Club, a volunteer with Interfaith Hospitality Network, a member of the Athens Symphony Board, and a very active member at First Baptist Church of Athens.
|2015 J.W. Fanning Humanitarian of the Year recipient, Annette Barfield, and Piedmont Athens Regional Foundation Vice President, Tammy Gilland.|
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