Hillsboro hospital inviting public to celebration events

Mike Ryan (left), chief executive officer at Hillsboro Community Hospital, hands a plate of biscuits and gravy to Ken Johnson, respiratory therapist. Ryan was serving breakfast to employees early Monday morning as a kickoff event for the observance of National Hospital Week. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, hospital staff and the public are invited to a tailgate in the east parking lot; the public can eat for $5 with the money going to Relay For Life. A drawing will be held for two helicopter rides, weather permitting. Friday will be ?Community Appreciation Day? starting at 2 p.m. in the HCH lobby. Staff will be giving out ice cream sundaes to the public as long as the ice cream lasts.