New Volunteer: Tom Ames

Feb 7, 2022 | Sarah Palmer | @sarahpalmer

Please join us in welcoming Tom Ames to our Mayo Clinic Volunteer Programs team! Tom will be visiting inpatients with the hospitality cart at Methodist and also volunteering as a wayfinder at Saint Marys.

Q: Are you originally from the Rochester area? If not, where else have you lived?
A: Tom was born and raised in Springfield, Minnesota and graduated from Gustavus. He taught in Australia before moving to Southeast Minnesota, where he worked as a school administrator. He is now retired.

Q: When you aren't volunteering, what else do you like to do?
A: Photography, fishing, hunting, travel

Q: What three items would you take with you to a deserted island?
A: His wife, a camera, and reading material

Q: What is your proudest accomplishment?
A: Being a good father and grandfather.

Q: What is your favorite thing about Mayo Clinic?
A: It's the best medical care in the world.

Welcome, Tom!

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