Zufall Recognizes Dedicated Volunteers
Dr. Lynne Carmickle named 2017 Volunteer Honoree
Somerville, NJ (June 1, 2017) – More than 100 volunteers who give their time, talents, and energy to Zufall Health were honored recently at the Third Annual Volunteer Appreciation event at the Bridgewater Marriott Hotel. The volunteers provide a wide range of supportive services at the nonprofit community health center which offers affordable medical and dental care to patients in six New Jersey counties.
“If it wasn’t for the committed corps of volunteers who supported the health center in its early years, we wouldn’t exist today,” said Eva Turbiner, Zufall’s president and chief executive officer. “We are most grateful to all our present-day volunteers for their dedication and tireless efforts which help Zufall fulfill its mission to improve the health of the communities we serve.“
This year’s event paid special tribute to 2017 Volunteer Honoree Dr. Lynne Carmickle, a board-certified neurologist, who is a valued volunteer on Zufall’s Dover medical staff.
“It has been my sincere pleasure to be part of the Zufall Health family and work with an organization that now provides more than 35,000 patients with much-needed services and programs,” said Dr. Carmickle.
Other volunteers acknowledged at the event included:
- Zufall’s AmeriCorps team members who lead outreach projects and support medical administration and development activities
- The Good As New shop managers: Phyllis Kumpf, Kathy Grilli, Donna Hollmann, Monica Smith, Linda Lucarelli, Diane Pearly, Corene Noack, and their team of volunteer sales associates who work at the organization’s unique boutique located at 136 East Main Street in Somerville
- The team of 24/7 Sexual Assault Advocates who over one year collectively donated more than 13,646 hours to advocate on behalf of victims of and their loved ones
The event was underwritten by Saker ShopRites, Aetna, Somerville Aluminum, and Bellari Design. Additional contributors were Fiorilli Design of Warren, VERVE Restaurant and Bar, Somerset Patriots, REVIVE, and Flowers by Heaven Scent.