Members of the Tyrone Regional Heath Network family recognized Tyrone Hospital volunteers for hours of service donated to Tyrone Hospital during calendar year 2015 at a special luncheon held in May during National Hospital Week.
In 2015 there were eleven volunteers who collectively donated 1,057 hours to support Tyrone Hospital.
Volunteers and their annual and total hours donated were as follows: Constance Baker of Tipton-199 hours, grand total hours 2,390, Anna Mae Campbell of Tyrone, 102 hours, grand total hours 1,530, Merle Louise Ammerman of Tyrone, 112 hours, 714 grand total hours, Brenda Boyles of Tyrone, 114 hours, 653 grand total hours, Paula Lambert of Warriors Mark, 268 hours, grand total hours 306, Diane Colpetzer of Duncansville, 10 hours, grand total hours 98, Roberta Scott, 39 hours, Anna Baran of Tyrone 31 hours, grand total hours 167 and Maria Aquadro of Warriors Mark 29 hours.
Jeff Wike of Altoona was also recognized for volunteering his time to help at special hospital events.
Two individuals retired from the volunteer program in 2015. Jack Swiderski of Warriors Mark retired from the program after twenty-three years of service with a grand total of 5,227 volunteer hours. Bernie Hand of Tyrone retired after six years of service and a grand total of 1,663 volunteer hours. Mr. Hand continues to assist with special hospital events as needed.
PHOTO CAPTION: Pictured are representatives of Tyrone Hospital’s volunteer program from left to right are: Jeff Wike, Anna Mae Campbell, Constance Baker, Paula Lambert, Bernie Hand, Merle Louise Ammerman and Roberta Scott with Tyrone Regional Health Network CEO Joseph J. Peluso.