St. John’s Medical Center announces the birth of the First Baby of
the New Year, who arrived at 12:56 pm on January 1, 2014. The baby boy,
who his parents named Hayden, is the son of Ashton and Jennifer Kozeal
of Big Piney, WY. Baby Hayden, who was delivered by obstetrician Maura
Lofaro, MD, weighed in at 7 lbs 3 oz and measured 20.5 inches. The baby
was cared for at St. John’s by pediatrician Travis Riddell, MD.
The nurses for the labor and delivery were Mary Sharood, RN and Laurel
The hospital Auxiliary recognized the birth by coordinating a warm welcome
on behalf of community businesses. A large gift basket presented to the
family included toys, baby care items, and numerous gift certificates
to be enjoyed by the proud new parents at local shops and restaurants.
Auxiliary President Stacey Caesar noted the appreciation of the Auxiliary
for the business community’s support of the First Baby program.
The Auxiliary coordinates special events and fundraisers to benefit the
patients of St. John’s Medical Center. For information about joining
the Auxiliary, call 739-7516.
Contact: Karen Connelly, Director of Marketing and Community Outreach
739 7380 or