Weems Memorial Hospital welcomed Santa Claus on Dec. 19, as the hospital hosted a Christmas gathering for children and adults alike. Following the festivities, members of the staff posed for a photo. Standing, from left, are Amanda Byrd (Ultrasound), Alfredo Allegri (Laboratory), Brian Rajotte (Radiology), CEO David Walker, and Sarah Johns Smith (Nursing). Sitting, from left, are Courtney Amison (Nursing), Reagan Paul (Nursing), Santa Claus, Terri Pridgen (Nursing) and Director of Nursing Courtney Alford. Kneeling, from left, are Yosleni Rodriquez (Laboratory,), Dr. Cheava Jacks, and Monica Varnes (Nursing).

Also pictured are Weems’ ultrasound technician Amanda Wilson Byrd’s two granddaughter, Aubree Wilson, 7, and Ava Wilson, 4, as they sit on the lap of Santa, whose visit was arranged by Weems chief financial officer Bill Storck.