Member of the Month
Every month, employees of the Wellness Center come together and make a collaborative decision on who should be recognized as the next month’s SCRMC Wellness Center Member of the Month. The selected individual is chosen based upon their dedication and work ethic when it comes to their personal health and fitness routines, for the challenges that they overcame along the way to achieving their goals, and for the motivation that they provide to others who are in the process of enhancing their own well-being here at the Wellness Center.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR SEPTEMBER 2012: BOBBY STEVENS
Bobby Stevens has been a member of the Wellness Center since 1999. He comes each morning to exercise at 5 a.m. sharp. Bobby has been a member First Baptist Church of Laurel for 40 years, where he sings in the choir and volunteers. He is also a member of Kiwanis Club for 20 years. He has served on the board of the local Red Cross and United Way. Because of his dedication to exercise and his community, we have selected Bobby as our member of the month.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE 2012: ELLEN SANDERSON
Ellen Sanderson lives in the Pendorff community and has been married to T.R. Sanderson for 54 years. They have two children Sheila Brady and Allen Sanderson. She is a cancer survivor and has been free of cancer for 10 years. She came to the Wellness Center after her battle with cancer for rehabilitation. She joined the Wellness Center in 2002 and enjoys water aerobics and a few exercises on the fitness floor. She credits the exercising with keeping her going strong and staying healthy. Mrs. Ellen also battles arthritis, neuropathy, and heart disease. Because of her consistency and commitment to wellness, she was chosen as our Member of the Month for June 2012. Thank you Mrs. Ellen for being an inspiration to us all!
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR MAY 2012: KATHY BERGIN
Kathy Bergin has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2004. She exercises regularly 3 to 5 days a week. In 2006, Kathy had a stroke and believes that her regular exercise routine prior to having the stroke tremendously helped her through her recovery process. When Kathy is not exercising at the Wellness Center, she enjoys doing anything that involves working with her hands, especially needlework and cooking. Congratulations Kathy for being selected as the Member of the Month for May 2012!
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL 2012: GAIL WELCH
Gail Welch has been a Wellness Center member since 2000. She is married to Dr. Pat Welch and has two children and three grandchildren. She has worked at the Laurel Courthouse for 12 years as Election Commissioner. She exercises at the Wellness Center five to seven days a week, enjoys reading, gardening and cheering for Mississippi State. Congratulations to Gail for being selected as the Member of the Month for April 2012.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR JANUARY 2012: WILLIAM HORNE
Mr. William Horne has been a faithful member of the Wellness Center since 1991. He regularly enjoys working out with the 5 a.m. crowd. He is a CPA in Laurel and has been married to his wonderful wife Jackie for 43 years. Because of William's faithful dedication to exercise and wellness, he has been chosen as the Wellness Center's Member of the Month for January 2012.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR DECEMBER 2011: JAKE MIXON
Jake has been a member of the Wellness Center for two years. He works out to gain strength and maintain his health. Currently, Jake works at Robison Tire, but he plans to return to school to study Radiology. He enjoys working out, sports and playing the guitar. Because of Jake’s attitude, friendliness and commitment to exercise, he is our Member of the Month for December 2011.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR OCTOBER 2011: BILLIE ROBERTS
Mrs. Billie Roberts has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2001. She always enters the gym with a smile on her face and a great attitude. She has been active the majority of her life with most of her time spent playing golf. She enjoys exercising to stay healthy, cooking and working in her yard. She has one son, three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Because of her great attitude and spirit at the gym, Mrs. Billie is our Member of the Month for October 2011.
SCRMC MEMBERS OF THE MONTH FOR SEPTEMBER 2011: THOMAS RANSHAW AND TREY WINGPIGLER
Thomas Ranshaw has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2010. He is currently attending JCJC & plans to transfer to Texas A&M to major in Music Education & Orchestration. He enjoys playing sports, fishing & exercising.
Trey Winpigler has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2006. He is currently attending JCJC and plans to transfer to Mississippi State to major in Mechanical Engineering. He enjoys playing sports, hunting, fishing & exercising.
Thomas & Trey come to the gym every morning. They work out to stay healthy & in shape. Because of their great attitudes in the gym & commitment to a healthy lifestyle, they are Members of the Month for Sept. 2011.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST 2011: HILARY BURROUGHS
Hilary has been a dedicated member of the Wellness Center since 1998. Health and fitness have been important parts of her life since she was a child. She enjoys playing tennis, running and visiting the beach. Hilary is the Marketing Manager at Sanderson Farms. She is married to Michael Burroughs and they are expecting their first child this year. Because of Hilary’s continued dedication and commitment to a healthy lifestyle, she is our Member of the Month for August 2011.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR JULY 2011: JEANINE KNIGHT
Jeanine Knight has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2009. She visits the gym twice a day, almost every day because she loves to exercise. Due to Jeanine's hard work and dedication to exercise, she has lost 100 lbs. She is continuing to her weight loss efforts and has a goal set to lose another 50 lbs. Jeanine exercises for her health and it is now her favorite hobby. Because of her dedication, love of exercise and attitude, Jeanine is our Member of the Month for July 2011.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE 2011: WALTER LOVE
Walter Love has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2004. He is a dedicated and faith member who comes to the gym 5 days a week. He enjoys playing golf, walking his dogs and supporting the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. He was born in Columbia and has lived in Laurel all of his life. He was a golfer on the Southern Miss golf team and is now in the Sports Hall of Fame at Southern. He is now a retired banker with two daughters and one granddaughter. Walter's dedication and commitment to the Wellness Center is why he is the Member of the Month for June 2011.
SCRMC MEMBERS OF THE MONTH FOR MAY 2011: WILLIAM AND MARY BUMPUS
The Bumpus Family have been members of the Wellness Center since 2000. They regularly attend water aerobics and exercise in the pool. They exercise because it makes them feel better and helps with their arthritis. William and Mary have been married for 38 years and have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. They are both retired and enjoy going to car shows and traveling. Because of William and Mary's commitment to exercise and a health lifestyle, they are our Members of the Month for May 2011.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL 2011: DELEICA CLAYTON
Deleica has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2006. She exercises to stay fit, healthy and to try to keep herself young. She is a financial analyst at Sanderson Farms and is married with two children. For fun, Deleica likes to run and read. Recently, she completed her first marathon, the Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon, in New Orleans. Her goal is to run 2 half marathons this year and another full marathon next year. Deleica's love of exercise and great attitude in the gym is why she has been chosen the Member of the Month for April 2011.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR MARCH 2011: RUSSELL DELK
Russell has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2008. He exercises using the strength and conditioning program called CrossFit. His philosophy on his training program is "I know I look goofy during the exercises, but there is a method to the madness." Russell is a Senior Account Executive for Cellular South. He has been happily married to Kelly Delk for 7 years. During his spare time he enjoys watching television and movies and playing Xbox. Russell's determination and attitude are why he has been selected the Member of the Month for March 2011.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY 2011: JOANNA MARTIN
Joanna Martin has been a dedicated member of the Wellness Center since 2003. She loves coming to the Wellness Center because she gets to meet new people and encourage and motivate them to exercise as they encourage and motivate her. She loves to exercise because it makes her feel better and is a great stress reliever. Joanna has been happily married to Marcus Martin for 30 years and together they have two children. She works for Marcus J. Martin CPA, and is a member of First Baptist Church. In her spare time, she loves to play tennis and snow ski. Because of Joanna's love for exercise and positive attitude in the gym, she is our Member of the Month for February 2011.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR JANUARY 2011: BILL GULLY
Bill Gully has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2005. Prior to joining the Wellness Center, Bill was a competitive runner in the Mississippi Track Club and southeast region. He retired from education after 37 years. His resume includes time spent as a teacher, coach, principal, supervisor and part time with Mississippi State University as an EMCED consultant. Mr. Gully is our Member of the Month for January 2011 because exercise is a lifestyle for him. He understands that a regular exercise program can slow the aging process, positively affect health and the quality of life. Mr. Gully's commitment and dedication to physical fitness is an encouragement to all.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR DECEMBER 2010: GERALD JORDAN
Gerald has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2005. He is the Quality Supervisor at Howard Industries and a former power lifter. Gerald is happily married and has three daughters. When not working, Gerald enjoys working out and drag racing. Because of Mr. Jordan's commitment to physical fitness and dedication in the gym, he is the SCRMC Wellness Center's Member of the Month for December 2010!
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR NOVEMBER 2010: JAMES "SUZIE" DOGGETT
James has been a member of the Wellness Center since 2001. He is a devoted member that comes 4 times a week. James says he comes to the gym for his health and the friendly atmosphere. He has been employed at Masonite for 43 years and currently serves as the supervisor. James is happily married to his high school sweetheart, Peggy, for 42 years. Together they have one daughter, Sarah Elizabeth. Because of Mr. Doggett's great attitude and dedication in the gym, he is the SCRMC Wellness Center's Member of the Month for November 2010!
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR OCTOBER 2010: KRISTA MCKENZIE
Krista has been a devoted member of the Wellness Center since 2008. Since joining the gym she has lost 80 pounds and is striving to lose another 20 pounds! She is currently working on her first CD project, which will hopefully be completed this month. She is happily married to Abraham McKenzie, Jr. and has three beautiful children: Nadia, Abraham III, and Nylah. Because of Krista's high spirits and hard work in the gym, she is the SCRMC Wellness Center's Member of the Month for October 2010!
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR SEPTEMBER 2010: DEREK WAGNER
Derek has been a devoted member of the Wellness Center since 2008. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Construction Engineering. He is currently employed by King Equipment and Dozier Service. Because of Derek’s enthusiasm and hard work in the gym he is the SCRMC Wellness Center’s Member of the Month for September 2010!
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST 2010: Dennis Keveryn
Mr. Dennis Keveryn has been a loyal member of the Wellness Center since 1998. He worked for Chevron Oil USA for 33 years, and then became the Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Laurel for 5 years. After a 5 year retirement, he returned to his previous position as the Chief Administrative Officer where he has been working the past year and a half. He has been happily married for 41 years to Janet Keveryn and they have one son and one daughter. Because of his outstanding work ethic and dedication, Mr. Keveryn is the SCRMC Wellness Center’s Member of the Month for August 2010!
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR JULY 2010: Lavon O'Neal
Mrs. O’Neal joined the Wellness Center in 1991 and comes in at least three time a week! She is a life-long resident of Laurel and has one daughter. She has been a faithful and dedicated member who always delighted us with her good attitude, which is why she is the SCRMC Wellness Center’s Member of the Month for July 2010!
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE 2010: Antonio Mosley
Antonio has been a dedicated member of the SCRMC Wellness Center for the past two years. He is a firefighter for the city of Laurel and a competitive body builder. He is currently preparing to compete in the Vicksburg, River City Body Building Championship (where he placed “2nd Overall” last year). When he is not training, he enjoys listening to music and spending time with his wife and five-year-old daughter. Because of Antonio’s hard work and dedication, he is the SCRMC Wellness Center’s Member of the Month for June 2010
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR MAY 2010: Kathy Jenkins
Kathy Joined the Wellness Center in 2008. She works at Save Rite of Laurel and has been there for fifteen years. She never meets a stranger and loves people! Over the past four years, she has lost 146 lbs. and maintained the loss! The weight loss came by changing her diet and exercising 5-6 days a week! Because of Kathy’s hard word, dedication, and strong will to be healthy, she is our Member of the Month for May 2010.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL 2010: Danny Nelson
Danny has been a member of the SCRMC Wellness Center since 2004, but he has exercised in some way his entire life! He consistently exercises 4-5 days per week, except for when he is on vacation with his wife of 35 years! He is retired from civil engineering and his hobbies are fishing and exercising. Because of his dedication, and strong interest in staying physically fit, our Member of the Month for April 2010 is Danny Nelson.
SCRMC MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR MARCH 2010: Joan Britton
Joan first became a member in 1997 after finishing her therapy in Cardiac Rehab. She came in every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday religiously. She also volunteered at the SCRMC Wellness Center and at the Red Cross. She loved the people and the staff here at the Wellness Center and we all loved her. Because of her dedication, strong will, and her love for us and the community, it is only fitting that she be the FIRST EVER “Member of the Month!” WE MISS YOU JOAN!
DO YOU KNOW A MEMBER YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECOMMEND?
If you would like to recommend a SCRMC Wellness Center member as a potential candidate to be named, "Member of the Month," please create a one-paragraph (5-7 sentences) description as to why you think that member deserves to be recognized. Be sure to include your recommendation's full name and a way that we can contact you, should we need further information.
Once you have included all of the required information, please e-mail it to our Wellness Center Coordinator, David Townsend, at email@example.com or you can also reach him at: 601.399.0541.
Thank you for taking the time to notify us of your recommendation.