Volunteers who have over 6,000 lifetime hours were honored at the Chambersburg Hospital Volunteer Recognition banquet - (l to r): Mona Etter, Marguerite Bonesteel, and Arlene Spicher.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa – Chambersburg Hospital’s Volunteer Services department held their annual volunteer recognition ceremony on May 8.  The theme was “An Evening in the Caribbean.”

The Chambersburg Area Senior High School Steel Band provided the entertainment for the event.

Three active volunteers were honored for serving the most lifetime hours as of Dec. 31, 2013 were: Arlene Spicher (6,179 hours), Mona Etter (6,511 hours), and Marguerite Bonesteel (8,701 hours).

All volunteers, both student and adult, who gave of their time and skills from 100 hours to thousands of hours were thanked and given award pins.

Chambersburg Hospital currently has over 400 active volunteers.

“Our volunteers are woven throughout the entire fabric of our hospital, and we appreciate each of them tremendously,” said John Massimilla, Vice President for Administration and Chief Operating Officer at Chambersburg Hospital. “Their gift to this community is priceless.”

Applications to become a volunteer at Chambersburg Hospital can be found online at www.SummitHealth.org/Volunteer.

The minimum age for volunteering at Chambersburg Hospital is 13. References are required. For more information about volunteering at Chambersburg Hospital, call (717) 267-7142.

Summit Health is a non-profit network of hospitals and physician practices dedicated to building a healthier community.

As Franklin County's leading healthcare provider, Summit Health offers family care, specialists, lab and imaging services, a fitness center, two walk-in care centers, and two award-winning hospitals.