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Christina Mereu

June Callwood Circle of Outstanding Volunteers 2023 Recipient

Christina Mereu was inducted into the Circle on June 11, 2023 at the annual Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) Conference in Toronto. Christina has been an invaluable member of Bruce Peninsula Hospice since 2014. She brings compassion, a deep understanding of hospice palliative care and a collaborative approach as an In-Home Client Care Volunteer, committee member and past Chair of our Community Education Committee. She is a gifted writer and communicator contributing significantly in the preparation of many media articles, funding proposals and publications. Christina was instrumental in creating the Bruce Peninsula Hospice ‘25 Years of Caring Service’ video as writer, narrator, director and editor. She is an outstanding Volunteer and we are pleased to recognize her with this award.

Christina exemplifies the spirit of generosity, by providing compassionate care to hospice clients and their families and offering her gifts as a talented community educator.

Patricia Cavan

2023’s Outstanding Volunteer Award for the Town of South Bruce Peninsula

Roberta Brignell, Pat Cavan, Bettyanne Waddington

Many of you may know Pat from her days of being Principal of Peninsula Shores District School in Wiarton and Bruce Peninsula District School in Lion’s Head. She is also very involved as a Rotary Volunteer both locally and internationally.
Pat originally volunteered with Bruce Peninsula Hospice from 2010 – 2014. She returned in 2020 and is currently the Chairperson of our Board of Directors, this is the second time she has served on our Board of Directors. She has been involved in many aspects of our organization working on committees, participating in our Annual Hike for Hospice leading the Rotary Club Team and partnering Bruce Peninsula Hospice with the Wiarton Rotary Club in the Wine Survivor Fundraiser. Her excellent leadership supports the organization by ensuring that we stay true to our values and our mission to provide caring hospice and bereavement programs in the community.

Pat is a dedicated volunteer to Bruce Peninsula Hospice and the organization is pleased to see her contributions recognized by receiving the South Bruce Peninsula Volunteer Recognition Award.

Anita Cunningham

Northern Bruce Peninsula’s Annual Volunteer Recognition

Anita and Nancy Forgrave

We were so honoured on April 19th to recognize Anita Cunningham, at the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula’s Annual Volunteer Recognition Day.
Anita joined us in 2014 as an In-Home Hospice volunteer, making herself available to provide caring for people in their homes and at Golden Dawn. She has also become a Bereavement volunteer, helping people understand and navigate their grief journey with her knowledge, active listening skills and compassion.

Thank you Anita!