Janny Drover has been an esteemed member of Lake Regional for more than 40 years. A reception in her honor is scheduled 1 to 3 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 4.

 The community is invited to join Lake Regional Health System in wishing a happy retirement to Janny Drover, R.N., nurse manager of Outpatient Services. A reception in her honor is scheduled 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the third floor conference rooms at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach.

“Janny has been an esteemed member of Lake Regional for more than 40 years,” said Melissa Hunter, Lake Regional’s senior vice president of Clinical Services and chief nursing officer. “She will be greatly missed by staff, physicians, patients and families. We have all benefited from Janny’s innovative approaches to leadership and improving the patient experience.”

Drover has been a nurse at Lake Regional the entire time the hospital has been open. For the last 19 years, she has served as manager of the busy and growing Outpatient Services Department.

“Janny has led her teams in achieving very high satisfaction scores in her areas of responsibility,” Hunter said. “Currently, the Lake Regional Diagnostic and Surgery Center is celebrating 27 straight weeks of earning all top ratings for satisfaction on patient surveys. That is an amazing accomplishment and a testament to Janny’s exceptional leadership.”

To RSVP for Drover’s retirement reception, call 573-348-8741.