HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese proudly welcomed Jackson Brandon Renth as the first baby born at the hospital in 2019. He was born at 8:03 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2 at St. Joseph’s; weighing 9 pounds 4 ounces and 21 inches long. Jackson’s proud parents are Amanda Southard and Eric Renth of Mascoutah, Illinois. He is also welcomed by his older siblings Hayden (brother) and Riley (sister).
St. Joseph’s Women and Infants Center presented Jackson’s parents with a gift basket of baby items, and the Breese Lions Club donated a $100 Visa gift card. St. Joseph’s Auxiliary also donated a basket filled with a bear, a handmade blanket and booties.
(Front row: left to right) Eric Renth and Amanda Southard of Mascoutah proudly introduce new son, Jackson Brandon Renth, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s New Year’s Baby of 2019. Presenting items to the family are (back row: left to right), Judy Schrage, director of volunteers; Dee Morrison, volunteer and crafter of the blanket and booties; Mary Hoerchler, volunteer and sewer of the red stocking; Jim Kueper of the Breese Lions Club; Ruth Rainey, RN; Alyssa Wood, RN.