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February 23, 2018  RSS feed
Senior Living

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33rd Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon


(L-R) Dr. Steven Warren; Bonnie Berman; Lore Lynn, winner of the Gail S. Warren Volunteer of the Year award; Barry Kanner; and Robert Goldstein, chief executive officer of Menorah Manor. (L-R) Dr. Steven Warren; Bonnie Berman; Lore Lynn, winner of the Gail S. Warren Volunteer of the Year award; Barry Kanner; and Robert Goldstein, chief executive officer of Menorah Manor. On Wednesday, February 7, Menorah Manor recognized more than one hundred active volunteers at the 33rd Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.

The event began with a heartfelt welcome from Barry Kanner, Menorah Manor Chair. Other speakers included Robert Goldstein, chief executive officer; Doris Rosenblatt, Menorah Manor Resident Council president; Barbara Baughman, Menorah Manor Guild president; Bonnie Berman, director of volunteers; and Dr. Steven Warren.

Dr. Steven Warren established the Gail S. Warren Volunteer Education Endowment Fund in 2009 in memory of his late wife, Gail. For many years, Gail was Menorah Manor’s director of volunteers and made an extraordinary impact on the community and the seniors Menorah Manor cares for. Each year in memory of Gail, a volunteer is honored with the Gail S. Warren Volunteer of the Year Award.


(L-R) Bonnie Berman; Lillian Pessis, winner of an Outstanding Service Award; and Robert Goldstein (L-R) Bonnie Berman; Lillian Pessis, winner of an Outstanding Service Award; and Robert Goldstein This year’s Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Lore Lynn. Lore, a Samson Nursing Center volunteer, has been involved with Menorah Manor for more than a decade. Lore works closely with staff members to assist with many activities, including bingo, Baking Buddies, Yiddish Lotto, and delivering flowers to new residents. Lore, who also serves on the Guild board, has contributed more than 16,000 hours of service.

Outstanding Service Awards were presented to Lillian Pessis, Richard McKee, Daniel Eldridge, and Hilda Colick for each contributing 1,000 hours of service. Jackie Kanner was honored for contributing over 2,500 hours of service, and Barbara Baughman was honored for contributing 5,000 hours of service.


(L-R) Bonnie Berman; Barbara Baughman, winner of an Outstanding Service award; and Robert Goldstein (L-R) Bonnie Berman; Barbara Baughman, winner of an Outstanding Service award; and Robert Goldstein The Menorah Manor Family would like to thank all of our volunteers for their dedication to our residents. Thank you for everything you do!



(L-R) Founders Association Members Dell Krug and Edie Seligman (L-R) Founders Association Members Dell Krug and Edie Seligman

Doris Rosenblatt, Menorah Manor Resident Council President Doris Rosenblatt, Menorah Manor Resident Council President

(L-R) Susie Berman, Menorah Manor Foundation Chair; and Phyllis Werner, Menorah Manor Foundation Trustee (L-R) Susie Berman, Menorah Manor Foundation Chair; and Phyllis Werner, Menorah Manor Foundation Trustee

(L-R) Lore Lynn, winner of the Gail S. Warren Volunteer of the Year award; and Iris Salzer (L-R) Lore Lynn, winner of the Gail S. Warren Volunteer of the Year award; and Iris Salzer

More than a hundred volunteers were honored at the 33rd Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. More than a hundred volunteers were honored at the 33rd Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.

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