Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Honors Employees and Volunteers at Annual Event

Samaritan President/CEO Mary Ann Boccolini and Vice President of Marketing & Public Affairs Joanne Rosen of Voorhees
Samaritan President/CEO Mary Ann Boccolini and Vice President of Marketing & Public Affairs Joanne Rosen of Voorhees

The 12th annual Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Winterfest, held at The Mansion in Voorhees, celebrated the hard work and accomplishments of Samaritan’s dedicated employees and volunteers. More than 300 volunteers, staff members and their families attended the luncheon buffet.

Samaritan President/CEO Mary Ann Boccolini presented recognition awards to employees who have been with the organization for milestone years and volunteers who have reached important levels in the hours of service they have given. 

Top awardees of the afternoon included  Susan Fisher, RN,  Joanne Rosen and Anita Feldman (not present) who have worked at Samaritan for 20 years and volunteers Jacqueline Cunney who has dedicated 3,000 hours of her time to Samaritan and Joan Harrigan (not present) honored for 5,500 hours of service.

Pictured in photo: Samaritan President/CEO Mary Ann Boccolini presents Vice President of Marketing & Public Affairs Joanne Rosen of Voorhees an award for 20 years of service. Joanne joined Samaritan in 1994 as the Director of Marketing and the sole member of the marketing department. She now supervises an eight-member staff and has overseen the marketing and public relations for many organizational milestones including the introduction of The Samaritan Center for Grief Support, the Transitions program, Palliative Medical Partners, and SeniorWise Care Management; the openings of Samaritan’s Inpatient Hospice Center, Mt. Holly and Samaritan Thrift; and Samaritan Hospice’s name change to Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice in 2011.    

About Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice:

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice is the regional leader for hospice care, palliative (comfort) medicine, geriatric care management, grief support and counseling and end-of-life education, research and advocacy. In addition to hospice services covered by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers, Samaritan’s Family of Services also provides nearly $1 million each year in essential, yet non-reimbursed, services through generous community support. 

Samaritan is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, independent organization accredited by The Joint Commission, a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and its’ We Honor Veterans program created in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Samaritan serves people in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Mercer counties who are coping with the stresses of aging, serious illness or grief. For more information, visitwww.SamaritanHealthcareNJ.org

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