Carroll County General Hospital recently honored volunteers for outstanding service at the annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, held in observance of National Volunteer Week.
More than 100 volunteers received pins and certificates of appreciation for their service.
The hospital is served by 179 volunteers who help in many capacities, including delivering mail and flowers, discharging patients, assisting staff with administrative tasks and managing the information desk.
Volunteers donated nearly 40,000 hours last year. Each summer, between 40 and 50 junior volunteers join their adult counterparts to help in all areas of the hospital.
Volunteers honored for years of service were: Thelma Coleman, 41 years; Erma Frock, 35 years; Margaret Martin, 31 years; Betty Wise, 30 years; Vera McCubbin, 29 years; Irene Danner, Arawanna Leckron and Susie Warner, 25 years; Helen Franklin, Ruth Harmon and Algie King, 24 years; Betty Shaum, 23 years; Gladys Stahley, 22 years; Audrey Graf, Marty Honeman, Ruth Maus, Catherine Pearson and Ruth Senseney, 21 years.
Also, Joe Shaum, 19 years; Lillian Hawkesworth, 18 years; Doris Steinberg, 16 years; Shirley Hayes, 15 years; Dottie Lyell and Phyllis Ullman, 13 years; Jane Armacost, Marty Clingan, Jack Nash and Marian Nash, 12 years; Ruth Bare, Louise Black, Marie Blank, Mary Bruff, Gloria Ewing, Mary Jane Edmunds, Ray Marconi, Vivian Phillips, Dolores Schwessinger and Norma Spencer, 11 years; Jean Brocato, Emmalie Bolte, Elizabeth Corbin, Lorraine Myers, Lenda Tingler and Betty Long, 10 years.
The following volunteers received service pins for 150 or more hours of service: Irene Danner, 30,000 hours; Phyllis Ullman, 13,000 hours; Ruth Harmon, 12,000 hours; Margaret Martin, 10,000 hours; Betty Shaum, 9,000 hours; Joe Shaum, 7,000 hours; Ruth Maus, 5,000 hours; Alice Crowl and Marian Nash, 3,000 hours; Lyndale Brandon, Robert Chrest, Beverly Rose and Anna Spittel, 2,000 hours; Gilbert Creutzer, Ann Goldman, Elizabeth Mathias, Marilyn Pucillo, Charles A. Salacuse, William F. Steinberg, Webster J. Taylor Jr., 1,000 hours.
Also, Vicky Campbell, Janet Daut, Max A. Heinrich, Janet Hoffman, Betsy Lochte, Henry Mann, Barbara McLeod, Peggy Pitrone, Cheryl Schattall, Marlene Taylor and Lois Warden, 500 hours; Pat Andrews, Richard Braz, Marcia Burns, Peggy Dienst, Charles Falls, Janet Foote, Alan Jenkins, Joyce Kraus, Betsy Olson, Doris Rhinehart, Sherrie Roden, Robin Shutt, George Shoffner, George W. Warden and Marshall White, 150 hours.
For more information about volunteer opportunities at Carroll County General, call 410-871-7280. Training is available and hours are flexible.