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Hospital Welcomes New Year baby

Hospital news | Monday, January 5, 2015

Contact: Mardi Ford

Photo: Hunter Douglas Hoffman born Jan. 2, first baby born of 2015 born at Grande Ronde Hospital with parents Matt and Kerri Hoffman.

Hunter Douglas Hoffman is Union County’s first baby of 2015.

Hunter made his grand entrance into the New Year at Grande Ronde Hospital’s Family Birthing Center at 7:34 p.m. on January 2nd, 2015. He weighed nine (9) pounds and measured 20 1/4 inches long.

He was born to Matt and Kerri Hoffman and joins big brother Andrew. The parents were appreciative of the generous gifts they received from the Hospital Auxiliary.

Kay Dick, Auxiliary Vice President and Diane Higley, Auxiliary member; “showered” Hunter with gifts on Sunday to honor his special New Year’s arrival. Gifts included a white stocking, handmade by the Auxiliary’s sewing committee and a handmade quilt from the Quilt Questers.