NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Titans players spread Christmas cheer this week at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, visiting patients and families that have or are about to welcome a new baby to their family.
Titans players Marqueston Huff, Brett Kern, Justin McCray, Derek Moye, Lache Seastrunk, Chaz Sutton and Leon Washington, in addition to Alice Whisenhunt, wife of Titans head coach, Ken Whisenhunt and Gayle Webster, wife of Titans executive vice president and general manager, Ruston Webster all visited Saint Thomas West Hospital.
The Titans filled the hallways with sounds of Christmas carols and jingle bells while musicians played holiday songs as they walked from room to room putting smiles on the patients' faces. The morning was a time to spread hope and joy and reminded everyone that the true meaning of Christmas is love, giving, family and friends.
"We are so grateful to the Tennessee Titans organization for a very special Christmas visit," said Rebecca Climber, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer for Saint Thomas Health. "These players devoted time to visit our patients and staff, as well as caroling and bringing gifts. Our staff and our patients enjoyed it immensely as the Titans spread their own version of holiday cheer!"
Saint Thomas Health is Middle Tennessee's faith-based, not-for-profit health care system united under the common mission of one healing community. With more than 7,000 associates, Saint Thomas Health is focused on transforming the health care experience and helping people live healthier lives, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
The regional health system includes – Saint Thomas Hospital for Spinal Surgery, Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital and Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro and Saint Thomas Hickman Hospital in Centerville – and a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. Saint Thomas Health is a member of Ascension Health, a Catholic organization that is the largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. For more information, visit www.sths.com.
Titans players spread Christmas cheer to patients at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. (Photos: Lynne McCracken)