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Son Honors Late Father who Volunteered 36,000 Hours at Northside Hospital
Every year on July 20th, Joe Thielemann volunteers at Northside Hospital in honor of his late father, Jack Thielemann. Jack was a volunteer at Northside Hospital for more than 35 years compiling over 36,000 volunteer hours. He was there when the hospital opened in 1976 and as he got older would sit in the hospital’s main hallway greeting and helping people find their way. This spot has now been named Jack’s Corner. Joe will be there tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. greeting staff and visitors in remembrance of his father on what would have been Jack’s 94th birthday. If you would like to come by and visit with Joe please contact 727-521-5265. Joe loves to share stories of his father and spend his father’s birthday at a place that was very dear to him.
About Northside Hospital
Serving the community since 1976, Northside Hospital is a 288-bed facility, offering a full range of services including comprehensive and interventional stroke care, full-service orthopedic and spine treatment, a 24-hour emergency department, preventative and corrective cardiac care, and general surgery. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (SCPC) and one of the first hospitals in the area to achieve Atrial Fibrillation Certification (SCPC), our technologically advanced facility allows our superior physicians and nursing staff to care for our growing community. Northside Hospital was the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in St. Petersburg and has been nationally-recognized as a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care for the past four consecutive years by The Joint Commission. With campus-based specialized units, such as the Tampa Bay Heart Institute, and the Neuroscience Institute for Interventional Neuroradiology and neurologic care, Northside Hospital continues to enhance and expand its services to better serve the St. Petersburg community. For more information about Northside Hospital, a five-time recognized Top Workplace (TBT), visit our website at www.NorthsideHospital.com or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NorthsideHospital.