OSWEGO – Oswego Health’s volunteers and Auxiliary members were recognized for their dedication to the health system during a special luncheon held recently at Springside at Seneca Hill.
Oswego Health President and CEO Chuck Gijanto served as guest speaker, telling the group that their work was very much appreciated.
“You donate your time and talent from the heart and it shows,” he said. “We cannot do what we do without you…and we are so much better to have all of you.”
The volunteers assist with many tasks at Oswego Hospital, The Manor at Seneca Hill and the Fulton Medical Center.
Those duties include patient transports, delivering the interoffice mail, assisting departments with special tasks and helping visitors, among other responsibilities.
Honored with donating the most hours at Oswego Hospital were Maurice ‘Mo” Laws, with 1,660 hours and Orlando Testi, with 685 hours.
Honored from The Manor with 640 hours was Lisa Backus and Wanda Watkins, with 532 hours.
The volunteers marking milesstone years included Jim Dowd, five years; Karen Piazza, 15 years; Jean Feeney and Rose Woods, 20 years.