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Pyne, Darlene

Darlene Pyne - Good Citizen Award 2013Darlene Pyne is involved in many aspects of volunteer work at the Health Sciences Centre. She serves the patients directly through her Rehab Transport volunteering. This service allows the volunteer to provide a friendly visit with the patient on the way back to the patient room after a physio appointment. Darlene has a friendly and outgoing personality that is well suited to helping others. In her role as a Service Leader with the Jewelry Gallery, Darlene leads a group of women who sell jewelry outside of the Gift Shop on a weekly basis. The profits from sales going to support the purchase of equipment used for patient care. Darlene does an excellent job in scheduling, training and ensuring the volunteers are well taken care of. Darlene has been an active board member of the Volunteer Association since June of 2010 and has taken on many fundraising projects. Over the five years of her volunteer service, she has organized many events for the Volunteer Association such as the Spaghetti Supper, Sweet Chocolate Thursday Bake Sales, Strawberry Socials and the fun and popular Two–Bit Auction. Through her dedication and passion for service, Darlene has made a difference for patients, visitors, and volunteers at the Health Sciences Centre.