Banner Lassen Medical Center marked a significant milestone Monday as it celebrated its 20th anniversary with a joyous gathering at the hospital. The event was a commemoration of the hospital’s accomplishments over the past two decades, as well as a reaffirmation of its vision for the future. Banner Lassen CEO, Sandy Dugger, expressed gratitude for the community’s support and emphasized the hospital’s commitment to providing exceptional healthcare services.
“Today is about reflecting on the past and reaffirmation of our vision for the future,” Dugger stated in her speech. “Banner Lassen has had many successes throughout the past 20 years. This success would not have been possible without the support of this community and our strong community partnerships.”
Dugger went on to recognize the contributions of the hospital’s dedicated employees and providers, both past and present, for their integral role in the hospital’s success.
Highlighting the vital role hospitals play in our community’s overall well-being, Dugger emphasized the positive impact Banner Lassen has had on the region. “It has been proven that communities with hospitals have overall better health,” she explained. “Banner Lassen makes a significant economic contribution to this community through economic output, charity care, as well as numerous community contributions and donations made annually.”
Looking ahead, Dugger emphasized the hospital’s continued dedication to its mission of making healthcare easier, ultimately leading to a better quality of life. Banner Lassen aims to strengthen patient care by focusing on improving patient outcomes and services continuously.
Dugger finished by saying that the anniversary celebration served as a reminder of their commitment to providing top-notch healthcare to the community.
As part of the festivities, Banner Lassen hosted an art competition for students in grades K-8th. The CEO expressed her gratitude to the participants and took the opportunity to announce the winners of the competition:
Isabel Estrada – 4th Grade
Avala Myers – 4th Grade
Bri Myers – 6th Grade
The art competition showcased the talent and creativity of the young students, and their contributions added to the overall spirit of celebration.