Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service Volunteer Receives Youth Award
(Akron, OH – August 31, 2010) Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Volunteer Ricky Cutlip, of Fairlawn, received the “Youth Appreciation Day Award” from the Breakfast Optimist Club of Akron at an awards ceremony held on August 5 at the Martin University Center in Akron. This honor is presented to area youth each year who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the area, their schools, themselves and their families. Four other area teens were honored as well.
Mr. Cutlip has been devotedly playing the piano for hospice patients and their families at the Hospice of VNS Care Center in Fairlawn for 3 years. He is a freshman at Copley High School.
For more information on volunteering for Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service, please call Terri DeGeorge, Manager of Volunteer Services, at 330-668-4650 or 800-335-1455, Ext. 4650.
About Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service (VNS)
The purpose of Hospice of VNS is to alleviate suffering, engender hope, promote living and facilitate grieving among patients with serious or life-limiting illnesses, their families and their communities. Hospice of VNS is a 2006, 2007 and 2008 HomeCare Elite Top Agency, and is an affiliate of Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates (comprised of Advanced Infusion Services, Hospice of VNS, VNS Personal Care Services, VNS Equipment & Supplies and Visiting Nurse Service). VNSA serves Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne counties and is a member of the Akron General Health System.Date Updated: 07-APR-2011