2018 Volunteer Awards
– This award was established in 2004 to honor a volunteer who represents the
medical center with a consistently positive attitude towards all patients,
visitor and staff.
2018 Ambassador Award Recipient: Tobie Atlas
Debby Henry Award – This award was established in 1996 in memory of Debby Henry, Volunteer
Services Director from 1980 to 1995. It is awarded to one outstanding
volunteer who has at least 5 years of service, a minimum of 500 hours and
who best exemplifies the “spirit of volunteerism.”
2018 Debby Henry Award Recipient: Lucya Jones
Evening Stars, Weekend Wonders Award – This award, established in 2009, is given to a volunteer who has
contributed a minimum of 100 hours, and shown commitment and positive
attitude to “shine a light” on patients during the evening and weekend
2018 Evening Stars, Weekend Wonders Award Recipient: Benjamin Reid
Jack Arvedon Award – This award was established in 2001 and is given to a volunteer who has
contributed a minimum of 100 hours, shown the most flexibility, commitment
and positive attitude over the year.
2018 Jack Arvedon Recipient: Fae Kayarian
Rose Award – The Rose Award was established in 2004 in honor of Rose Finkelstein and
is awarded to an outstanding volunteer contributing to new mothers and/or
newborns. The volunteer must have volunteered a minimum of 5 years.
2018 Rose Award Recipient: Nicole Von Rekowsky
Special Recognition – (Not awarded every year)- criteria is exceptional volunteerism.
2018 Special Recognition Recipient: Matthew Robert
Youth Leadership Award – This award was established in 2004 to formally acknowledge leadership and
service by a volunteer 18 or under. They must have volunteered for at least
1 year, contributed a minimum of 100 hours and exemplify leadership skills
and act as a role model for other volunteers.
2018 Youth Leadership Recipients: Emily Song