U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey will be at Monday’s dedication of the new Social Security office at 480 Riverside Parkway in Rome at 10 a.m. Later in the day Gingrey will be at Redmond Regional Medical Center for a presentation to Frist Award winner Lisa Dempsey at 11 a.m. 

Lisa Dempsey joined the Redmond team in October, 1986.  She has been serving as an Oncology RN since September, 1987. Lisa is the Director of Camp Bluebird, an Adult camp for cancer patients, sponsored by Redmond Regional Medical Center.  She is active in Breast Cancer Awareness, the “Surviving to Share” program, her units’ Team Leader in “Relay for Life”  as well as being involved in a monthly Cancer support group.  Lisa is often praised by patients and was even nominated by a former patient for the “Extraordinary Healers” award sponsored by “Cure Magazine."  As a finalist Dempsey will receive $1,000 and $1,000 to donate to charity, which she plans to give to Relay For Life.