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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Phoebe Putney honored its volunteers Tuesday night. The hospital invited volunteers to an annual appreciation banquet at Porterfield United Methodist Church tonight.

Organizers say they wanted to recognize the dedication of the hundreds of people who give their time to help Phoebe provide quality patient care. Director of Volunteer Services Suzanne Perrine said, "We are just very proud they are a huge part of our healthcare system and just play a very critical role each and every day."

Phoebe officials say in the past year 675 volunteers gave a total of nearly 70,000 hours of service to the hospital.

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