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Christian Health Honors Volunteers at Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Christian Health (CHCC) recently honored its many dedicated volunteers at a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at Macaluso’s in Hawthorne. Dot Faasse, CHCC’s Coordinator of Volunteers, opened the program by welcoming attendees.

“It is with the greatest pleasure that Christian Health honors all our wonderful volunteers,” said Mrs. Faasse. “They care so deeply for our residents and provide such valuable assistance in so many ways. We are very blessed.”

The event culminated with an awards presentation. Stanley Grossberg of Pompton Lakes was recognized for 4,500 hours of service. Bill Peters of Midland Park was recognized for 2,000 hours of service. Virginia Clark of Wyckoff, Janet Faber of Wanaque, and Jaimie Hoppe of Wyckoff were recognized for 1,000 hours of service. Donald Klingen of Wanaque, Janice Post of North Haledon, and Sharon Quan of Waldwick were recognized for 500 hours of service. Carole Bechtold of Hawhorne,

Wilma Kohere of Wyckoff, Lois Klas of Mahwah, Beth Kramer of Ringwood, Lynn Perez of Wayne, Bernice Siegers of Midland Park, Linda Vogel of North Haledon, and Susan Winter of Wyckoff were recognized for 250 hours of service.

Each year, more than 200 adults and teenagers collectively provide nearly 13,000 hours of volunteer service to CHCC. Their responsibilities are varied and extensive. Some assist with activities or work in de Snoep Winkel Gift Shop and Tea Room. Others organize fundraisers or serve on the CHCC Board of Trustees. CHCC’s goal is to make a volunteer’s experience a valuable one, while also benefiting residents, patients, consumers, and clients. For more information about volunteer opportunities at CHCC, call Mrs. Faasse at (201) 848-5797 or email