Hospital recognizes dedicated volunteer

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Wendy Lowry was recently honored as the Special Touch Volunteer at Cape Regional Medical Center. Wendy Lowry was recently honored as the Special Touch Volunteer at Cape Regional Medical Center.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Wendy Lowry of Cape May Court House has been named Cape Regional Medical Center’s “Special Touch Volunteer” for the first quarter of 2012.

Lowry is a Gift Shop volunteer and, in addition to her regularly-assigned shifts, often contributes additional time as needed. Since joining the Volunteer Department in September, 2009, Lowry has contributed more than 1,100 hours of volunteer service. Lowry has previously volunteered in the Gift Shop at a Pennsylvania community medical center.

Prior to her retirement, Lowry was a special education teacher, as well as a kindergarten through sixth grade teacher for more than 28 years.

“I am totally surprised!” said Lowry. “I enjoy volunteering in the hospital gift shop and serving the staff and visitors who often visit.”

On Feb. 17, Joanne Carrocino, the hospital president and CEO, Thomas Piratzky, vice president of public relations and marketing, and Julie Paolella, director of volunteer services, joined Lowry’s fellow volunteers in honoring her with the presentation of the Volunteer of the Quarter Award. With husband, George, along with daughter, Lisa Lowry, and granddaughters, Shelby and Emily by her side, Lowry was presented with flowers, a Special Touch Volunteer pin, gift certificate and commemorative plaque.

For more information see www.caperegional.com or call Paolella at 463-2367.


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