August 17, 2017
Tampa Bay/Hudson, Florida - Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has announced the recipients of its second quarter volunteer Star Awards. The awards were presented on Friday, July 28 in the Shoreline Cafeteria at RMCBP. Five Star Honor Volunteers include Sandra Heck, Barbara Mead and Roseann Santore. Luvon Crafton, Charlotte Craven and Jenna McClooney were recognized with the One Star Award.
SANDRA HECK began volunteering in October 2014 and has accumulated over 2,100 life hours and over 2,500 merit hours. Sandra greets at Welcome A and also assists in the Wound Care Center. Sandy is known for being friendly, positive and dependable. According to her supervisor at the Wound Care Center, "She always has a smile and no task is beneath her! We can entrust her with tasks that cannot be handled by other people and you can depend on her to do the job right and give everyone her best."
BARBARA MEAD has been the smiling face greeting visitors at Welcome A every Sunday morning for almost nine years. Barbara also is the Team Leader for the couriers on Sunday morning, guiding and teaching volunteers with patience and humor. She is known for being dependable, professional, cheerful, polite and always courteous whether answering phones or issuing hospital passes to visitors. She has close to 5000 merit hours and over 4800 life hours.
ROSEANN SANTORE began volunteering in December 2014 at Welcome A. She is known for always having a big smile and outstanding customer service skills. "Roseann handles every situation with professionalism and grace. She is always willing to substitute when available and took over the chairman position for the Heart Pillow. In this job, she coordinates the cutting, printing by a vendor, stuffing and sewing to produce the beloved 'heart pillows' given to our recovering cardiac surgical patients," said Donna Owen, Manager of Volunteer Services. Roseann has volunteered over 5,700 merit hours and goes "above and beyond" in each and every job she performs.
LUVON CRAFTON began volunteering in May 2015 at Welcome D and also volunteers at Welcome A. She is also a team leader for the couriers on Saturday night. Luvon is known for being dependable and willing to cover for others. "Luvon always greets visitors with respect and has over 2,500 merit service hours," said Donna Owen, Manager of Volunteer Services.
CHARLOTTE CRAVEN is a courier who started volunteering in November 2014, and has accumulated over 1500 merit hours. She is known for her positive and fun personality, which makes her approachable. Charlotte knows just what to say and is a professional example of a courier.
JENNA MCCLOONEY is a courier who has been volunteering since 2012 has over 1000 volunteer merit hours. Jenna is known for her pleasant demeanor and being kind and courteous to patients, visitors and staff and is always ready to work even on short notice.