Goodall Hospital Celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation Week
Goodall Hospital celebrated National Volunteer Appreciation Week by honoring over eighty-five volunteers that support numerous departments throughout all Goodall facilities at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Reception on Wednesday, April 21. At the reception the Volunteer of the Year Award and two Above & Beyond Awards were presented.
Derek Sagner was named the 2009 Volunteer of the Year. Sagner has volunteered in the Emergency Department at the hospital for over four years, donating over 1,150 hours, all while working for Quaker Chemical as an Engineer.
The first Above & Beyond Awards were presented to Thomas Kane. Kane, a former Sanford High School English Teacher, has volunteered his time by working with pre-operative patients for over 16 years, racking up over 1,890 hours. “He shows extreme dedication, and is truly appreciated,” stated Janet Dunn, Volunteer Coordinator atGoodallHospital, “as are all our volunteers.”
With over 5,060 volunteer hours, Maurice Littlefield was presented with the second Above & Beyond Award. Littlefield, a former teacher, principal and store manager, has volunteered at The Pavilion, Goodall’s Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Facility, for over 7 years.
At the reception, Darlene Stromstad, President/CEO ofGoodallHospitalthanked the volunteers for their dedication and hard work; “You can not put a price on the service you provide the departments of this hospital. Without you, we would not run.”
All at Goodall feel the same way and we thank and recognize ever single volunteer. If you would like to give of your time, Goodall is always looking for additional volunteers to fill many needs within the organization, simply contact the Volunteer Service Office at 207-490-7027 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.