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Nurses Fugate, Smith welcomed to Western Pa Cares for Kids team

November 12, 2013

(Photo by Destiny Pifer/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

The Western PA CARES for Kids Child Advocacy Center recently welcomed Punxsutawney Area Hospital registered nurses Kim Fugate and Valerie Smith to its team.

Both women have joined the center and will be working with children who are victims of abuse.

One of their most recent projects is the donation tree, located at Marion Center Bank in Punxsutawney.

The donation tree makes known donations that are needed for the center, which include bandages, gauze, slippers, diapers, cotton balls, pacifiers and stuffed animals.

Pictured (from left) are Patty Shreckengost, assistant manager of Marion Center Bank; Valerie Smith, RN; Kim Fugate, RN; and Pat Berger, director/forensic interviewer of Western PA CARES for Kids.

Read the full story in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.

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