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Margaret Fisher wins Ms. GECC 2008


Lawrenceville, Ga.—Ninety-six years-young Margaret Fisher captured the title of Ms. Gwinnett Extended Care Center 2008 on Tuesday, March 18. Elegantly dressed in pink lace with her new tiara, Ms. Fisher will now move on to compete in the Ms. Georgia Nursing Home Pageant.

Ms. Fisher has been a resident of GECC for nearly a year. She was born in McKeesport, Pa. She has two children and four grandchildren. Ms. Fisher has worked 25 years with the Scandinavian airlines, where she traveled the world. She has volunteered with the little league and girl scouts. Margaret continues to enjoy exercise class, bingo, church services and word games.

The first runner-up was awarded to Nell Sims. Helen Ford won Best Personality.  Claudine Ansley captured the prize for Best Sense of Humor and Midge Schaback shined for Zest for Life. Judges included Miss Teen Atlanta Amanda Hendrix, Auxiliary Volunteer Coordinator, GMC-D Sunny Ramsey and Thomas Shepherd, senior vice president of planning and development.

The evening was sponsored by the Gwinnett Medical Center Auxiliary. For more information on Gwinnett Extended Care Center, visit

About Gwinnett Medical Center
Gwinnett Medical Center is a not-for-profit healthcare network providing high quality facilities and services to Gwinnett and the surrounding community. With over 4,300 employees and 800 physicians, the GMC provided care in 2007 to over 400,000 patients. In 2007, Gwinnett Medical Center launched Project PATH—to plan, advance and transform healthcare in Gwinnett County.