National Volunteer Appreciation Week 2016
National Volunteer Appreciation Week is an opportunity to celebrate our Hudson Hospital & Clinic volunteers for their service to our patients, visitors, staff and community.
In 2015 with 125 volunteers, over 11,000 hours were contributed. "Volunteers are making a difference in the lives of others every day,” says Rosa Magnus, volunteer and human resources coordinator, Hudson Hospital & Clinic, “and we are so thankful for their dedication and hearts.”
In 2015 with 125 volunteers, over 11,000 hours were contributed and we are so thankful for their dedication and hearts. On Tuesday, April 12 a recognition luncheon was held at beautiful Camp St. Croix in honor of the volunteers who have given so much over the years: Wendy Hood – 25 years, Betty Livermore – 20 years, Jerry Blaha, Dick Brown, Carol Hitchcock, Judy Huftel, Donna Nederloe, and Sherry Nelson – 10 years and Debra Andazola, Helen Esmond, Lyle Fridlund, Audrey Ichel, Sandy Larson, John Marnell, Bob Molenda and Finnegan (pet therapy), Carla Opheim and Buddy (pet therapy) and Dick Stine – 5 years. Volunteers recognized for hours of service included: Bob McGrew - 863 hours, Ron Krueger and Beth Polgreen - more than 400 hours, Margaret Webb – 339 hours, Denice Anderson, Tyler Baillargeon, Don Bittermann, Anne-Marie McDonald, Lorraine McGrew, and Paulette Vadnais – more than 200 hours of service each. We are very appreciative of all of our volunteers especially during this very special time.