Five community leaders recognized with community volunteer award at annual appreciation luncheon.
BRYN MAWR, Pa., May 11, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth ("ElderNet") honored five volunteers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty as part of its recent Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held at Beaumont. The volunteers were recognized for outstanding service in support of older and disabled adults in the community. The volunteers worked tirelessly to help neighbors in the community remain independent and improve their quality of life through access to healthcare, food security, companionship and other holistic support services. Each honoree received the Maud Campbell Tierney Volunteer of the Year Award, which was created in memory of Maud Tierney, a longtime volunteer and passionate supporter of the organization and its positive community impact.
"Maud had a true passion for giving back and found ElderNet to be the perfect place to dedicate her time, as it's such a special organization filling a unique need in our community," said Brian Tierney, Maud's husband and CEO of Brian Communications. "It's wonderful to honor her legacy with this award and to see how dedicated each award winner is to ElderNet's mission."
This year's ElderNet Volunteer of the Year Award recipients are:
- Extraordinary Effort Award – Ward Barnes
- Escort Driving Award – Susan Edwards
- Shopping Assistance Award – Robin Putzrath
- Friendly Companion Award – Dana Scher
- Pantry Assistance Award – Bonnie Asher
"We cannot thank our volunteers enough – they're what make ElderNet such a community treasure," said Anthony Johnson, Executive Director of ElderNet. "The Tierney family's substantial support in setting up the endowment is a wonderful way to remember Maud Tierney's tremendous volunteer spirit and provides the resources for us to help even more people in need."
ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1976 by representatives of community, religious and governmental groups. ElderNet serves adults of all ages, especially frail older or younger disabled persons with low to moderate incomes who reside in Lower Merion or Narberth.ElderNet helps older neighbors remain independent and provides a variety of free, practical services so they have access to healthcare, food security, and an improved quality of life. ElderNet also provides information to individuals who need assistance with housing, nursing care, or other necessities.
Marielle Luke, Brian Communications, 1 484.385.2927, [email protected]