St. John’s Medical Center announces the birth of the First Baby of
the New Year, who arrived at 3:23 pm on January 2, 2018. Baby Lucas Walter
Landis is the first child for parents Lisa and Ian Landis of Wilson, WY.
Delivered by obstetrician Dr. Mary Girling, Lucas weighed 5 lbs, 12 oz
and measured 19 inches. The nurses for the labor and delivery were Marc
Tetenman, RN, and Beverly Boyce, RN. He was cared for at St. John’s
by pediatrician Dr. Travis Riddell and nurses Stacie Tunison, RN, and
Krista Halminiak, RN.
The hospital Auxiliary recognized the birth by coordinating a warm welcome
on behalf of over twenty community businesses and individuals. St. John’s
CEO Paul Beaupré, MD, Auxiliary member Joni Upsher, and Auxiliary
president Connie Hansen presented the family with gift baskets of toys,
baby care items, and numerous gift certificates to be enjoyed by the proud
new parents at local shops and restaurants.
"First Baby" coordinator for the Auxiliary, Janet Wood, RN, extended
the Auxiliary's appreciation for the business community’s support
of the First Baby program.
Pictured above are: Sue Landis (grandmother), Ian Landis (father), Paul
Beaupré (CEO), Monica Lesley (director of the Birth Center), and
Joni Upsher (St. John’s Auxiliary). Baby Lucas is held by mom Lisa Landis.
Media contact: Karen Connelly, firstname.lastname@example.org, 739 7380.
ABOUT ST. JOHN’S MEDICAL CENTER
St. John's Medical Center in Jackson, Wyoming, offers patient-centered
care, clinical excellence, and community wellness through a full-service
hospital, primary care and specialty physician practices, and a long-term
care Living Center.
ABOUT ST. JOHN’S AUXILIARY
The mission of the all-volunteer Auxiliary is to promote and advance the
welfare of St. John's Medical Center in these ways: by educating members
so they may serve as community ambassadors for the Medical Center, through
fundraising activities, and by service to the hospital and its patients.
Funds raised by the Auxiliary, through annual events such as the Spring
Fling Gala and the Annual Charity Golf Tournament, go directly toward
the fulfillment of pledges to the Medical Center for specific equipment
or services. Since its inception, the Auxiliary has raised more than $2
million. The Auxiliary also sponsors the Living Center Christmas Party
and the First Baby of the Year, awards scholarships, and participates
in other charitable activities. The Auxiliary meets monthly, including
quarterly social events for members and guests. For membership information,
call Mary Katherine King at 307.739.7517.
ABOUT ST. JOHN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
The mission of the St. John’s Hospital Foundation is to secure philanthropic
support to advance the mission and strategic objectives of St. John’s
Medical Center, including patient-centered care, clinical excellence,
and community wellness. For more information about the Foundation, please
contact John Goettler at 307.739.7516 or