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Waveny Lifecare Network Celebrates Its Volunteers

Long-time Waveny volunteer Fiz Tomaselli is presented with an award for her 3,700 volunteer hours of service.
Long-time Waveny volunteer Fiz Tomaselli is presented with an award for her 3,700 volunteer hours of service. Photo Credit: Contributed

NEW CANAAN, Conn. --  Waveny LifeCare Network recently recognized its many volunteers for their unique contributions throughout the Network, including Waveny Care Center, The Village, the Adult Day Program and The Inn.

Awards were presented to the following volunteers who achieved outstanding service-hour milestones:

6,600 hours of service – Joan Quick 5,400 hours of service – Catherine Hollstein 5,000 hours of service – Lloyd Stout 3,700 hours of service – Fiz Tomaselli 3,200 hours of service – Lila Coleman, Dominick Gredoni 2,900 hours of service – Marion Blose 2,800 hours of service – Alice Widen 1,600 hours of service – Sheila McMann 1,400 hours of service – Joan Hopkins 1,200 hours of service – Judith Gilroy, Denise Widen 1,100 hours of service – Ewing Butler 800 hours of service – Mary Tanzi, JoAnn Dwyer and Linda Martin 600 hours of service – Karen Byrne 500 hours of service – Richard St. Francis 400 hours of service – Flo Milano, Richard Nicholson 300 hours of service – Alison Abrams, Patricia McGovern 200 hours of service – Christer Dreifaldt, Bala Nair, Patti Jo Pflug, Jennifer Weintraub and Catherine Sturgess 100 hours of service – Susan Basche, Charlene and Caroline Callahan, Christine and Emma Chivily, Katie McAdams, Lauren Fusek and Brian Boursiquot 50 hours of service – Patty Severance, Lila Keating, Sharon Krishnan, Marcy McKee, Kerry Raffaele, Lester and Elaine Sharlach, Sibylle Thaler, Joan Brode, Dionna Carlson, Sarah Davidson, Mary Jane O’Grady, Susan Rosen and Ursula Cotta.

Recognition awards were presented to: 25 years of service – Joan Quick, Denise Widen 15 years of service – Jincie Duane, Fran Keleher and Ginny McKay 10 years of service – Linda Martin 5 years of service – Maggie Tensen, Charlene and Caroline Callahan, Christine and Emma Chivily

“Waveny was built by the community to serve the community,” said Bill Piper, Waveny CEO. “All of you are a major support to that mission. We thank you for everything you do to make Waveny the special place it is and a jewel in the town of New Canaan.”

For more information about volunteering at Waveny, contact Debbie Perron, director of volunteers, at 203.594.5334 or

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