Volunteers to receive award
Great River Hospice volunteers Arleen Starman, Burlington, and Donna Williams, Wapello, recently were named 2013 Honored Hospice Volunteers by the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Iowa (HPCAI).
Starman has performed a weekly shift at the hospice house since 2008 and also plays her accordion for hospice patients and their families as a part of the Great River Hospice Music Care program. Williams became a volunteer immediately after retiring from her long career as a physical therapist.
The next training, to become a volunteer, is being held in Wapello and begins on Oct. 1. For more information on Great River Hospice, or becoming a hospice volunteer, please call 319-768-3350 or toll-free 877-404-4766.