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Bonnie Still Wins Ms. GECC 2010


Lawrenceville, Ga.—At 92-years-young, Bonnie Still was recently crowned Ms. GECC (Gwinnett Extended Care Center) 2010. With her new title in hand, Still will now compete in the Ms. Georgia Nursing Home Pageant.

A member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Still retired in the 1980s as the director of Dacula High School’s cafeteria where she also ran the concession stands at football and baseball games.

Lorene Wallis was named the first runner-up. Other awards went to Geraleen Polhamus, Most Zest for Life, Gippie McCormack, Best Personality and Iphigenia Mavrogianis, Miss Congeniality.

Jay Dennard, Chief Operation Officer at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, was the master of ceremonies for the contest, and the judges included Miss Dacula High Amy Chroeng, Jason Chandler, president of GMC Foundation and Kelley Cody- Grimm, director of annual giving, GMC Foundation.

The center’s ninth annual pageant was sponsored by the Gwinnett Medical Center Auxiliary. Learn more about Gwinnett Extended Care Center or the Gwinnett Medical Center Auxiliary.

About Gwinnett Medical Center
Now celebrating the 25th Anniversary of its flagship campus, Gwinnett Medical Center is a not-for-profit healthcare network providing award-winning healthcare services to the Gwinnett community and beyond. Campuses in both Duluth and Lawrenceville provide acute care, outpatient services, orthopedic and neuroscience specialty care as well as a full continuum of wellness services. Digital imaging is the standard of care at all GMC facilities including the newest imaging center in Hamilton Mill. In 2008, GMC’s 4,300 associates and 800 physicians served more than 400,000 patients. Gwinnett Medical Center’s incredible vision for the future is Project PATH—planning, advancing and transforming healthcare.