SGCMH Welcomes 2019 New Year Baby


Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital (SGCMH) welcomes first baby of 2019

Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the birth of Ragnar David Robert Holley who has won the “First Baby of the Year” promotion by Alpha Media that includes J98 the Boot, KJFF and KREI and local area businesses. Tony Lam, MD was the delivering physician. 

Baby boy, Ragnar was born on January 1 at 12:25 am, weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces and 21 inches long.  The first time parents, Roger Holley (Perryville) and Cheyenne Mills (Ste. Genevieve) were excited and thrilled about their new baby and the promotion.   “The Ste. Genevieve staff checked on me quite often throughout the process.  It was awesome,” said, Cheyenne. And, throughout it all she felt the experience went really fast and it was easy.

Cheyenne also discussed how she named the baby from a historical aspect and grandparents. ”I always liked history and we started watching a show called, “Vikings”. My dad got the idea of Ragnar, one of the main characters and I liked it too. I really want my son to be a history buff like me, and then we added 3 grandpa names.”

Ragnar and his parents, Roger Holley and Cheyenne Mills were showered with gifts from area merchants including: one night stay at the Microtel Inn & Suites; Keepsake Baby Fresh Arrangement from Buy the Bunch Floral; a $50 gift card from Ste. Genevieve MFA; a stuffed animal with blanket baby’s and a first year photo frame from the Show Me Shop; $50 gift card from Bloomsdale Bank; $25 gift card from Audubon’s Grill & Bar; dinner for 2 at Café Genevieve; $50 gift card to Sirro’s; $50 cash from MRV Banks and a baby quilt from SGCMH Partners Auxiliary.  

Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital is a nonprofit county owned community hospital that delivers personable and compassionate care using advanced medical technology.  It is the primary healthcare provider for the entire county and is the second largest employer that includes over 400 employees and a medical team comprised of active, courtesy and consulting physicians and nurse practitioners. 

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