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Niagara Hospice honors volunteer Reed and many others

Niagara Hospice celebrated National Volunteer Week with an Awards and Appreciation Dinner April 19 at the Cornell Cooperative Extension in Lockport.

Barbara Reed, a registered nurse, was honored for 25 years of service. The Pet Visit Award was given to Sadie and her handler, Mary Daily; Gregory Hood earned the Ernie Leder Memorial Speakers Bureau Award; and Adam and Lori Burns were presented the Hands for Hospice Award

In addition, Kevin Winkworth was given the Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and Hospice Dash 5K Above and Beyond Award; the Camp Hope Outstanding Volunteer Award went to Vandra Ruppel; the Niagara Hospice Director’s Award was presented to Mary Dixon; and the Patricia L. Evans Founders Award was given to Barbara Jesz, a registered nurse.

For more information or to volunteer for Niagara Hospice, call 280-0748 or visit:

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