Twin County Regional Healthcare Welcomes 2020 New Year's Baby!

January 2, 2020

Twin County Regional Healthcare is ringing in 2020 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 6 pounds and 3 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches, Averi was born to Dustin and Kara Richardson, January 1, 2020, at 4:30 pm.

“We just want to thank God for this new blessing that we received on New Year’s Day,” said mom Kara. “We couldn’t have done it without the amazing staff on the Women’s Health Unit at Twin County Regional Healthcare and we are so thankful for all of the gifts that we received. Averi is certainly a blessed little girl.”

“We have an exceptional team of clinical and support staff who are dedicated to bringing new life into our community, not just on New Year’s Day but throughout the entire year,” said Dr. Katherine F. Bryant, OB/GYN at Twin County Regional Healthcare. “We strive to ensure that every patient that comes through our door has a positive experience and always receives exceptional care not only from the physicians but also from the dedicated staff that work on the Women’s Health Unit. Our goal is to provide a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment for all patients.”

“We are so proud to announce that the first baby of the year and of the new decade has arrived at Twin County Regional Healthcare, reminding us of new beginnings, and boundless opportunities,” said Agnes A. Smith, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Twin County Regional Healthcare.

“Twin County Regional Healthcare Women’s Health Unit is committed to providing high quality care close to home for new and expecting parents,” said Gregory Pearson, Chief Executive Officer.  “TCRH provides an outstanding team of clinical and support staff to bring new life into this world and our community on New Year’s Day and year-round.”

Twin County Regional Healthcare would like to thank those who contributed to the family of our New Year’s Baby which included: Adam’s Jewelers, American Mirror Co., Applebee’s Restaurant, Bojangles, Cassie’s Boutique, Chapters Book Store, Christ Chapel, Ciro’s Pizza & Subs (Galax), County Line, Dairy Bar, Food City, Galax Tourism Department, Guynn Furniture, Hillcrest Baptist Church, Ideal Florist, RJ’s Pizza and Sub Restaurant, Roy’s Diamond Center, Schewels Home (Galax), Subway (Galax), Twin County Regional Healthcare Gift shop, The Galax Cakery, The Galax Smokehouse, Wendy’s (Galax).

Pictured (L to R):  Seated: Mom Kara and baby Averi, left to right: Jennifer Adams, Women’s Health Director, Dad Dustin, Samantha Surratt, Lactation Consultant, Dr. Katherine Bryant, and Celina Smith OB/GYN Registered Nurse.