One plane went down a day early, to stay on the Cadeje side. The majority came down on Friday to stay on the Mulege side. Louis Beacham flew down on Friday, with Stu Macpherson, from San Diego, to the Pacific side. The weather for the trip was cooler than the typical June weather.
The medical side, with Dr. Kevin Hutton, saw about 30 patients, assisted by nurse practitioners Myra Cochran and Elizabeth Soderburg. Triage and translation were done by Susan Grupe and Alison Locke. Margo Kenney and Alexander Broom helped with blood pressures and other vitals. The pharmacy was staffed by Nancy Callahan and Patsy Hodges, with help from Chris Hutton and Maureen Arcuri.
The Dental Clinic was busy, with Dr. Stu Macpherson doing root canals and fillings while Dr. John Grube did extractions, fillings and delivered some of Dick Kline’s denture cases. Marilyn Zellet did translation and triage while Karen Yule and Nathan Soderburg did the sterilization. Larry Cochran and Amanda Arcuri assisted chairside.
Pilots: Larry Cochran, John Grube, Frank Heintz, Ted Kenney, Craig Arcuri, Louis Beacham
MD: Kevin Hutton EMT: Alison Locke Nurse Practitioners: Myra Cochran, Elizabeth Soderburg Helpers: Maureen and Amanda Arcuri , Margo Kenney, Karen Yule, Nathan Soderburg, Alexander Broom Translators: Susan Grube, Alison Locke. Sanitation: Robin Gauss
Dentists: John Grube, Stu Macpherson Dental Assistants: Larry Cochran, Amanda Arcuri.
NOTE: October trip will be Oct 8. October volunteers, please call Marilyn Zellet at 805 452-5981.
Those interested in going down earlier to clean and prepare the clinic, let Marilyn Zellet know well in advance. ANNUAL PRE-SEASON BARBEQUE --------- SAVE THE DATE !
The pre season kick-off barbeque and social event will be Saturday, Sept 11, starting at 1 PM, at the ranch of Robin and Nancy… More info and a map will follow. Anyone coming in from out of town let us know and we will arrange homes to accommodate you. The barbeque is always a good time to connect with friends and help to plan the next year.
Trip Dates 2010 - Oct. 8-10 …. Nov. 12– 14 …. Dec. 10-12
Trip Dates 2011 - Jan. 14-16 ….. Feb. 11-13 ….. Mar. 11-13 .…. Apr. 8-10
May 13-15 …. June 10–12
Thanks again for a great season and we will see you at the barbeque on September 11 !!
P.O. Box 538
Goleta CA 93116
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