Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice (LSRVNA) presented its annual staff and volunteer excellence awards at its Annual Meeting on February 13.

The staff award, known as the “Imagine the Possibilities Award,” was presented to Linda Mitchell, LNA. Starting as a home health aide and now a licensed nursing assistant, Linda has been making a difference in the lives of clients and their families for more than 20 years. During the presentation, Jim Culhane, LSRVNA President & CEO, shared, “Linda is an amazing, caring, skilled LNA and a bright light wherever she goes. She cares deeply for each person and embodies our core values of community, compassion, empowerment and excellence.”

Annual Meeting 2020 Awards
Linda Mitchell, LNA, receiving the “Imagine the Possibilities Award”

New London resident, Betsy Boege, received the “Joanne Hughes Volunteer Excellence Award.” Betsy has been a stellar volunteer since 2002, supporting Hospice, Good Day Respite and other programs whenever her schedule allows. “Her commitment, enthusiasm, thoughtfulness, willingness to provide valuable feedback and happy smile make her a beloved member of our team,” shared Culhane as he presented the award.

Annual Meeting 2020 Awards
Betsy Boege, Volunteer, receiving the “Joanne Hughes Volunteer Excellence Award”

In addition to the award presentations, Culhane thanked outgoing Board member Dr. Donald Eberly for his many years of service on the LSRVNA Board of Trustees, most recently as Chair, and presented him with an honorary plaque. Also recognized were new Board officers Kieran Kays, Chair, and Daniel Junius, Vice Chair.