Volunteer Long Service Awards 2017
This year’s Long Service Awards were held on Thursday 27th April at 4pm in our Raheny hospice with awards being presented to 32 Volunteers. 10 volunteers receiving 5 year awards, 15 volunteers receiving 10 year awards, 5 volunteers receiving 15 year awards & 2 volunteers receiving 20 year awards.
The volunteers and their guests were warmly greeted by the Chief Executive Office Fintan Fagan who thanked the volunteers for their dedication and commitment to St Francis Hospice. Director of Nursing Sr Margaret Cashman & Director of Medicine Regina Mc Quillan presented the awards after a recognition presentation by Barbara Kilbride, Coordinator of Volunteer Services. Refreshments afterwards gave an opportunity for staff to congratulate the volunteers on this wonderful milestone.
5 Year Awards:
Brenda Dolan, Charles Nolan, Geraldine Ward Goddard, Gerry Kelly, Marion Healy, Mary Nugent, Mary Traynor, Margaret Moran, Oliver Sharkey, Pat Power
10 year Awards:
Eugene Brady, Helen King, Joan Kavanagh, Neil Farrell, Noreen Hamillton, Pat MacGabhann, Ray Walsh, Rita Slevin, Sam Wilson, Tony Connolly, Ed O’Neil, Helen Lambert, Joan Cullen, Marie Moloney, Martina Kelly.
15 Year Awards:
Bernard Carolan, Frank Treanor, Maura Greene, Maureen Hedigan, Denis Murphy
20 year awards:
Marie O’Sullivan, Peggy O’Neill
On behalf of the volunteer department: Barbara Kilbride & Brenda Lowry would like to extend our congratulations to all the volunteers receiving Long Service Awards. Thank you for your continuous commitment and dedication to St Francis Hospice.
A huge welcome goes to our new volunteers:
- Michael Hanratty Hospitality IPU Blanchardstown
- Tina Davis Hospitality IPU Blanchardstown
- Alice Plunkett Hospitality IPU Blanchardstown
- Eleanor Shuttleworth Hospitality IPU Blanchardstown
- Sylvia McDonnell Hospitality IPU Blanchardstown
- Siobhan O'Reilly Hospitality IPU Blanchardstown
- Carmel Howard Hospitality IPU Blanchardstown
- Sorcha Moran Complementary Therapist Raheny
- Caroll Ann Agnew Cash Office Raheny
- Pauline O'Donnell Driver/Bus Escort Raheny
- Noreen Hanratty Musician Blanchardstown
For SFHD staff looking to volunteer - did you know there are over 3,000 volunteering opportunities currently available on I-VOL, the national database of volunteering, so what are you waiting for? http://volunteering.force.com/OpportunitySearch. Don't forget to check out the Volunteer Marketplace over on LinkedIn for skilled volunteering roles too.