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DiCarlo, Evelyn

Evelyn DiCarlo - Good Citizen Award 2013Evelyn DiCarlo has been an outstanding St. Joseph’s Care Group Volunteer at Hogarth Riverview Manor (HRM) for five years, helping in many areas at this long term care home to 96 residents.  She has been a Hospice Northwest Volunteer for two years, providing end-of-life care to HRM residents and families.  Every Tuesday she assists the hairdresser at HRM with hairdressing duties for a full day.  She also makes herself available to the Life Enrichment staff – volunteering with many recreation programmes and special events.  She is committed to assisting with the Horticultural Therapy Program, offered monthly during the winter and weekly during spring and summer, tending to the therapeutic garden and assisting residents to enjoy the outdoors.  Every Friday, Evelyn assists with the weekly Roman Catholic Mass in the Chapel at HRM and with Spiritual Care Memorial services at HRM for residents who have passed away.  She is a member of the Volunteer Service Advisory Committee to give input and feedback on services provided by volunteers across all Care Group sites ensuring that volunteers are welcomed and treated as members of the team.  For many years Evelyn has been an active volunteer at St. Agnes Church.  She is enthusiastic and energetic and exemplifies the Care Group’s value of care, compassion and commitment.  Evelyn’s volunteerism is worthy of recognition.