NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A patient who has been seeking treatment at Trident Medical Center for more than 50 days celebrated her birthday with friends and family on Friday.

The hospital held a red carpet, outdoor celebration for Lib Rentz, a longtime Berkeley County resident, for her 81st birthday.

Family, friends, and hospital staff attended the Friday celebration and sang “Happy Birthday” to the patient.

She also received a surprise visit from her dog.

Rentz said she is looking forward to getting back to her home where she can work in the garden and go to the beach.