Building Relationships in Belize: Billie Turner, RN, chief operating officer and chief nursing officer at Saint Joseph Martin, and Flora Washburn, manager of mission services at Saint Joseph Berea traveled to Belize on Valentine’s Day 2011, for a weeklong mission trip in the small village of Las Flores, a suburb of the capital city of Belmopan. Turner and Washburn were part of a dozen volunteers charged with the task of working on home repairs for three different families in Las Flores. The projects for the trip were organized through the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Washburn and Turner returned to Belize in January 2012 with Susan Gatz, SCN, to assess how the legacy Saint Joseph Health System organization could be involved in Las Flores. To read the entire article that was published in the spring/summer 2012 issue of Common Thread, click here.