Jacobs named Public Relations Practitioner of the Year

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Tom Matuschka, NRMC Vice President of Business Development and Philanthropy presents Cathy Jacobs, Director of Physician and Community Relations, with the Louisiana Hospital Association’s Public Relations and Marketing Group’s Golden Pelican Award for Public Relations Practitioner of the Year at the annual LHA meeting.

Recently, the Louisiana Hospital Association’s Public Relations and Marketing Group held its annual Pelican Awards Luncheon. We are pleased to announce that Natchitoches Regional Medical Center’s Cathy Jacobs received the 2018 Golden Pelican Award for Public Relations Practitioner of the Year!

“Cathy exemplifies best practices in the public relations field. She has spent the past 25+ years sharing our hospital’s story, and she serves as an advocate for patients, families and our community — making sure their voices are heard,” explained Kirk Soileau, CEO of NRMC. “Above all else, Cathy wants the people of Natchitoches to have access to great healthcare, and she has worked diligently through the years to help NRMC grow and succeed. There is no award big enough to recognize all that Cathy means to everyone at NRMC; she’s earned our trust, respect and admiration for her professionalism. Please join me in congratulating Cathy on this outstanding achievement and recognition. And I want to thank Cathy for inspiring excellence everyday at NRMC!”

The hospital received three additional Pelican awards for excellence for advertising and marketing initiatives at the annual Louisiana Hospital Association meeting.