2018 Volunteer Awards

Ambassador Award – 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 hours.
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