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OPELOUSAS, January 3, 2023 – Gina Bradley Tuttle, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, has announced that five individuals have been selected to be inducted into the Opelousas General Health System Hall of Fame. The legacy of these individuals exemplifies service and dedication and will be recognized and honored during our fifth annual Hall of Fame Gala scheduled for Friday, February 10, 2023, at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino Event Center, in Opelousas, LA. The event starts at 7:00 p.m. with a cocktail hour beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The following individuals have been selected as inductees:

Dr. Wilfred Briley, Family Practitioner (posthumous)

Mrs. Linda Cornette, Guest Relations

Dr. John V. Ferrazzano, OB/GYN (posthumous)

Dr. Frederick Rodosta, Urologist

Mrs. Willie Mae Thibodeaux (posthumous)

The inductees were selected by a special committee of the Board of Trustees from nominations received from employees, physicians, and the community.

“Through their dedication and commitment to our hospital and to our patients, these individuals lived by our mission to provide high quality care.  We are pleased to recognize these very special honorees who have given so much of themselves to OGHS”, said Tuttle

As the presenting sponsor of this event, Mark Cullen, Chairman of Compass Health says, “We are honored to serve as the presenting sponsor for the Hall of Fame for the fourth year and are pleased to have such a significant role in recognizing these extraordinary individuals.”

For more information, or to purchase tickets to the Hall of Fame Gala, visit www.opelousasgeneral.com/foundation.