Nursing mothers can now donate milk

ABQ Journal April 17, 2013

By Deborah Ziff / Journal Staff WriterNursing mothers now have a place to donate excess breast milk in Albuquerque for needy babies. Dar a Luz Birth & Health Center has opened a milk depot, the first and only one in New Mexico, where women can drop off their milk once they’ve passed a screening process. The milk is sent in dry ice to Mothers’ Milk Bank in Denver where it is stored,...

Hospital volunteers recognized at Lovelace ceremony

Albuquerque Business First April 15, 2013

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business FirstGinny McElyea has been at it for 25 years, and at age 90 she’s not about to stop volunteering her time at Lovelace Women’s Hospital. “I love to be active and it gives me a good feeling. I started [volunteering] after I retired because I wanted to do something,” McElyea said.McElyea was one of 67 volunteers honored Friday by Lovelace Health...

Lovelace Honors Hospital Volunteers

KOB-TV April 12, 2013

Whether you go as a patient, or just to visit one, hospitals can be one of the last places anyone wants to find themselves. But if you end up there you're likely to encounter a volunteer. Lovelace Health System honored those Friday who just want to lend a hand.90-year-old Ginny McElyea was singled out for all her years of service. Every Thursday for more than two decades she has been a...

Lifesaving donation

ABQ Journal April 10, 2013

State Police officers Robert Carrejo, left, and Sean Healy demonstrate how to use automated external defibrillators during a news conference at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico on Tuesday. A $15,000 donation from the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation and Lovelace Medical Center will help State Police purchase defibrillators. To see this story in print, click here.

Lovelace Donates Money for State Police Defibrillators

KOB-TV, KOAT-TV, KASA, KLUZ April 10, 2013

New Mexico State Police Chief Robert Shilling and members of the New Mexico State Police held a press conference on April 9 at Heart Hospital of New Mexico to thank Lovelace Medical Center and the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation for donating $15,000 to purchase batteries and pads for 50 automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Through this donation the state police matched these funds...