Oklahoma Heart Institute and Hillcrest Medical Center Honor Two Long-Time Volunteers and WW II Veterans

GREAT CITIZENS: In recognition of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Oklahoma Heart Institute and Hillcrest Medical Center honored two longtime volunteers and World War II Navy veterans, Morris Neighbors and Melvin Rippetoe. Mr. Rippetoe, hospital corpsman, volunteers at Oklahoma Heart Institute and has been a volunteer within Hillcrest since 1995; and Mr. Neighbors, Radarman 2nd class, has volunteered at Hillcrest for 20 years and works at its fitness center. In the photo at left are, from left, hospital volunteer and veteran Melvin Rippetoe; in the center standing, Kevin Nowak, Oklahoma Heart Institute CEO; and at right is hospital volunteer and veteran Morris Neighbors. In the photo at right, Hillcrest personnel and visitors welcome Melvin Rippetoe and Morris Neighbors.