First Babies

Dolly Maria Martinez was the first baby born at Dolly Vinsant Memorial Hospital, on Nov. 13, 1949. Mrs. Dolly Barrera is an assistant manager with K-Mart in Harlingen.

The first set of twins born at Dolly Vinsant Memorial Hospital were the Brady twins, Scott & Steve, on Jan. 17, 1950. The two men are both teachers with the SBCISD.

A gala celebration is being planned for the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the hospital in November of 1999.