Oct. 4, 2013. Volunteers at Cannon Memorial Hospital were honored for their dedicated service at a luncheon held Sept. 19.
Eight volunteers, who served between 100 and 3,500 hours were presented with recognition pins. Special recognition was also given to twelve volunteers for five years of service and two volunteers for ten years of service.
At the luncehon, Cannon Memorial Hospital volunteers were recognized by the North Carolina Hospital Volunteer organization as a five-star hospital. This prestigious recognition is based on the past years level of volunteer community involvement.
In the past year, Cannon Memorial Hospital volunteers raised more than $16,600 through various fundraisers. The funds raised go toward supporting patient services needs and equipment as well as provide healthcare career scholarships for students in the community. For more information about volunteering at Cannon Memorial Hospital, contact Sallie J. Woodring at 828-737-3538.