Cook Children's News (Nov. 23)
Cook Children’s News
Last week, the best of the best were recognized during our annual Top Peak Performers ceremony.
Congratulations to everyone and thank you for all you do for Cook Children's!
(It's not too late to nomimate a peer for this quarter. Nominate someone now! Note: you must be connected to CookNet to fill out the form.)
Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker talks with Debbie Boudreaux, AVP of Nursing at Cook Children’s, about her more than three decades with Cook Children’s, the Teddy Bear Transport program, healthcare and nursing in the time of COVID-19, and the JOY campaign, a suicide prevention initiative that aims to encourage hope and resilience among children and teens.
Listen to the latest episode of Go Time in Fort Worth here or wherever you get your podcasts!
Sit...Stay...PLAY: lots to be thankful for
Each year at Cook Children's, we ask, "What are you thankful for?"
We know six good boys and girls that we are thankful for every day here at Cook Children's!
Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families!
As you reflect on all the things about which you are thankful perhaps you could also reflect on how others around you see these same things.
In this season of thankfulness, I am grateful for you and the unique gifts you offer that make up our whole. We are richer, fuller, deeper, and wider because we all are here together.
We hope you all have a safe and relaxing holiday weekend!
The Family Advisory Council (FAC) worked with our extremely talented Cook Children's team on an album and music video "Together." The FAC appreciates what our employees do all the time, especially over the past year and a half. This album and video is a heartfelt thank you to our staff.
The video was produced by Abel Diaz with CLZ TV and the music was produced and mixed by Raymond Turner. Vocals by Kate Trenda and Zoe Trenda.
A special thank you to the visionary parents Breanna Hernandez, Heather Rose, Natalie Dorsey and all who shared precious family and staff photos.
Happy Hanukkah! We wish you a year of light and love!
Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-night Jewish holiday that begins this Sunday, Nov. 28.
It is celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods. At such celebrations, Hanukkah songs are sung and traditional games, such as dreidel, are played.
The most familiar Hanukkah foods are the European (Ashkenazi) potato pancakes, or latkes, and the Israeli favorite, jelly donuts, or sufganiyot.
Please join us in recognizing Cam Brandt (pictured left), RN, Emergency Department, for more than 30 years of service to Cook Children's. Cam is retiring from the System on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Let's also celebrate Ngoan Nguyen (pictured right), lead aide, Environmental Services, for more than 24 years of service to Cook Children's. Ngoan is retiring from the System on Friday, Dec. 10.
Knowing that every child's life is sacred, it is the Promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.