Berlin, VT – Seven UVM Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center volunteers were awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award gold medal at this year’s annual volunteer recognition luncheon. This prestigious award confers national recognition to those who volunteer 500 or more hours in a year, and celebrates the positive impact that individuals make by serving their communities.
The gold medalists are volunteers from the hospital, cancer center, Woodridge Rehabilitation & Nursing, and the CVMC Auxiliary Gift Shop and Bene-Fit Shop. They are: (Pictured above, from left to right) Roxanne Jarvis, Katie Sweeney, Joan Argenti, Donald Ruggles, Ann Zalinger, Rebecca Karnedy and (not pictured) Elizabeth Gilligan.
In addition to the gold medalists, nine volunteers received the silver medal and 29 were awarded the bronze medal.
“We’d like to congratulate all of the medal recipients and thank each and every one of the 168 volunteers who gave of their time and talent during 2015 on behalf of our patients,” said Julia Page, Volunteer Services Manager.
The University of Vermont Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center is part of a four-hospital system established to deliver high-quality academic medicine to every community we serve. Our partners are: The University of Vermont Medical Center, The University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital and The University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital. For more information and to connect with us through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and our blog, visit UVMHealth.org/CVMC.