Pasco, Hillsborough & Pinellas, FL – Medical Center of Trinity is pleased to announce that Goody Mitchell is this year’s Frist Humanitarian Volunteer of the Year recipient. Ms. Mitchell has been serving as a volunteer at Medical Center of Trinity for 19 years. Over those years she has logged in over 5,300 hours of service. As a pathfinder she guides patients and families through various processes in the hospital, particularly registration and surgery areas. In addition, she volunteers at all hospital events and volunteer fundraisers. As one nomination stated, “Goody always has a smile, a willingness to help and goes out of her way to make sure our patients and guests are well cared for.”

The Frist Humanitarian Award honors outstanding individuals for humanitarian and volunteer services. Named in honor of the late Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Sr., founder of HCA and renowned humanitarian, this award recognizes individuals whose daily dedication and care giving epitomize the highest standards of quality and personal commitment. Three awards are given annually at each HCA hospital. One recognizes an HCA employee who goes beyond day-today responsibilities and their overall service to the community. Another recognizes an HCA volunteer who gives unselfishly in their service to the facility. A third award is announced to a physician who best epitomizes Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.’s commitment to the communities in which we serve.