Volunteers make a difference! At St. John Medical Center, dozens of adult volunteers provide an instrumental service to the patients, staff and visitors.
“Last year, you provided an incredible 49,000 hours of service to St. John Medical Center,” said SJMC President & CEO William A. Young, Jr. at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon hosted at Avon Oaks Country Club April 24.
Special recognition went to several volunteers who have lodged amazing hours of service. Mary Sexton leads the way this year. She has now served over 13,500 hours as a volunteer at SJMC. Edna Sund was recognized for 12,500, and Shelly Marsh for 10,500.
On hand to congratulate these good people were Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, President & CEO Sisters of Charity Health System, Adnan Mourany, MD, President, Medical Staff SJMC, and James E. Armour, Vice President, Mission & Ministry. The three shared thanks and gratitude with the many volunteers who enjoyed the day.
Earning special recognition were Sallie deSimone, Jean Hart, Mildred Turza and Lois Wildauer, who received The President’s Call to Service Award for over 4,000 hours of volunteer service donated in a lifetime.
Others recognized included Anthony Iezzi, PhD, 9,500 hours; Ardis Radak, 8,000 hours, Jackie Borzecki and Gertrude McDonald, 7,000 hours, and Mary Cain, Charles Greiner and Carol Riordan, 5,500 hours.