Pennridge Graduate Receives VolunTeen of the Year Award
|(June 29, 2011) Sellersville, PA – Grand View Hospital Auxiliary awarded Carol Anne Patton of Sellersville with the VolunTeen of the Year Award for her commitment, dedication, and positive attitude as a teen volunteer. Carol Anne completed 565 hours of service at the hospital over a four-year period.
“Carol Anne’s contribution is outstanding, showing her commitment to serve others,” remarked Grand View’s manager of volunteer services Caroll Clymer. A selection panel comprising members of the Grand View Hospital Auxiliary selected Carol Anne to receive the award. “She has a heart for the patients and truly cares for them,” Clymer said.
The Pennridge High School Class of 2011 graduate will receive a $200 scholarship from the Auxiliary. She plans to attend Gwynedd Mercy to study nursing, an interest sparked by her mother who is a nurse at Grand View Hospital.
About the VolunTeen Program
Grand View’s VolunTeen program is for teenagers who are at least 14 years old. It provides them with hands-on volunteer experience and familiarity with the hospital setting. In a Saturday morning program that runs year-round VolunTeens complete a variety of tasks such as manning information desks, aiding patients, and assisting staff in various departments. In a summer program held on Mondays through Fridays VolunTeens are assigned to a specific department to help staff with tasks and projects. Learn more about this and other opportunities to volunteer at Grand View Hospital by visiting www.gvh.org.
Carol Anne Patton of Sellersville receives Grand View’s VolunTeen of the Year Award
|About Grand View Hospital
Grand View Hospital, Bucks County’s first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery Counties with comprehensive health care services since 1913. Grand View offers a range of care – particularly emphasizing the areas of cancer treatment, women's and children's health, surgery, orthopaedics, and heart and vascular care. Grand View Hospital has been named among the best hospitals in the Philadelphia Metro area by U.S. News & World Report and is recognized as “high performing” in orthopaedics and geriatrics. Visit www.gvh.org for more information about the hospital, its programs, and services.