UVMC volunteers recognized for service


UVMC’s recent Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon honored all current hospital volunteers. Pictured at the event with Becky Elifritz of the UVMC Foundation office are volunteers Christy Green, right, and Becky Voisinet, left who has the most lifetime hours served.

UVMC’s recent Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon honored all current hospital volunteers. Pictured at the event with Becky Elifritz of the UVMC Foundation office are volunteers Christy Green, right, and Becky Voisinet, left who has the most lifetime hours served.


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TROY — Upper Valley Medical Center (UVMC) thanked its volunteers for their dedication and service at the UVMC Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held April 20 at the hospital.

The UVMC executive team served lunch to those in attendance.

“You serve us every day, so we wanted to serve you for a change,” said Duanna Osting, president of the UVMC Foundation. “Thank you for giving the most precious resource – your time – to make life better for our patients, families and employees. Please know that your volunteerism is recognized, appreciated, valued and cherished by all of us at Upper Valley Medical Center.”

Volunteers provided 6,710 hours of service to the hospital in 2021. Contributing the most hours last year were Stan Kriesberg with 654 hours and Carl Wagoner with 623 hours.

UVMC volunteers who have contributed the most lifetime hours are Becky Voisinet with 6,395 hours and Jackie Jenkins with 5,750 hours.

Others recognized for their service were Mindy Bashore, Kim Bauer, Linda Bernard, Denise Borror, Teresa Bowers, Jean Browning, Debby Coons, Gail Crist, Karyl Darrah, Amy Dawson, Jane Delcamp, Jill Demmitt, Ken Donahue, Diana Erwin, Jim Filipiak, Stephanie Filipiak, Joe Fries, Connie Gillespey, Larry Grabo, Christy Green, Janet Grieshop, Carolyn Guittar, Carol Hensley, Jane Hoover, Jean House, Jackie Jenkins, Nancy Johnson, Pam Johnston, Tracy Kearns, Connie Korber, Stan Kriesberg, Corrin Luedeke, Shreaya Madireddy, Brian Miller, Rita Miller, Shirley Miller, Barb Minnich, Ashley Mullins, Jan Neitzke, Christine Perry, Ray Putnam, Jill Resides, Mary Sutton, Carol Thompson, Becky Voisinet, Carl Wagoner, Pat Walters and Dottie Wettstone.

The UVMC Launch program interns also attended the luncheon in recognition of their volunteer service.

To learn about volunteering at Upper Valley Medical Center, please call the UVMC Foundation office at 937-440-7541.

UVMC’s recent Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon honored all current hospital volunteers. Pictured at the event with Becky Elifritz of the UVMC Foundation office are volunteers Christy Green, right, and Becky Voisinet, left who has the most lifetime hours served.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/04/web1_Becky-Voisinet-Becky-Elifritz-Christy-Green.jpgUVMC’s recent Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon honored all current hospital volunteers. Pictured at the event with Becky Elifritz of the UVMC Foundation office are volunteers Christy Green, right, and Becky Voisinet, left who has the most lifetime hours served. Courtesy photo