FARMINGTON — The Chaplaincy Program at Franklin Memorial Hospital recently welcomed its newest volunteer, Linda Fournier of Jay, during a ceremony at the hospital chapel. Fournier joins 10 other trained volunteers who visit with patients and family members weekly under the direction of hospital staff chaplains.

Fournier brings prior experience as a licensed social worker and in serving people with disabilities and those in hospice care to the chaplaincy program. Fournier also volunteers in the community in many capacities, including assistance with the winter warming centers’ project of Farmington area churches. For additional information on the chaplaincy volunteer program, call 779-2509. Inquiries are welcome from people of all religious traditions.

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