CVMC volunteers honored

Release Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Gold medal recipients who each contributed over 500 hours to CVMC are (l to r):

Roxanne Jarvis, Donald Ruggles and Eleonore Traynor.  Additional gold medalists not pictured are Elizabeth Gilligan, Heidi Pelletier, Andrea Stitzel, and Bernice Tenney.

Berlin, Vt – Central Vermont Medical Center volunteers were recognized for their service at a luncheon prepared by the CVMC Nutrition and Food Services Department on April 12, 2013.            

During calendar year 2012, 168 volunteers contributed 22,568 hours to Central Vermont Medical Center.  CVMC volunteers serve in various hospital departments, the cancer center, Woodridge Rehabilitation & Nursing, and in the CVMC Auxiliary Gift Shop and The Bene-Fit Shop in Barre.

CVMC Volunteers who contribute 100 or more hours during the year are recognized by the national President’s Volunteer Service Award program.  These volunteers receive a certificate from the President of the United States and a bronze, silver or gold lapel pin based on total hours served.  A total of 58 volunteers achieved medal status this year: 34 bronze medalists for 100-249 annual service hours, 17 silver medalists for 250-499 hours and 7 gold medalists for 500+ hours.

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