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70 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 - MONDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2014 CAPE LIFE Cape Gazette Mended Hearts volunteers honored with Governor's Award A group of dedicated Bay-emotionally. The Mended Hearts health volunteerg, the Eagle volunteers are heart surgery Wing of Mended Hearts Chap- survivors themselves. Their per- ter 255, received one of the 2014 sonal experiences enable them Governor's Volunteer Awards. to be empathetic and compas- The award was presented Oct. sionate while interacting with 14 during ceremonies at Dover the patients and their families. Downs Convention Center. The volunteers share with the Mended Hearts is a ha- patients that they are heart sur- tional organization with gery survivors and tell them they community-based members sup- understand what they are going porting people recovering from through," she wrote. open heart surgery. Don Arvey of Smyrna is a 'gtt Bayhealth Medical Center, member of the nine-member compassion is one of our core or- Mended Hearts team that visits ganizational values," wrote Terry hospitalized patients. Schrenker, Bayhealth's volunteer "The whole thing is a two-way coordinator, in her nomination street. It's really nice to have for the award, someone to talk to. We don't "This value is demonstrat- give medical advice and tell them e daily by the Mended Hearts about cardiac rehab. We tell them volunteers that serve in the to look out for depression, and Cardio-Vascular Intensive Care we give them a newsletter," he Unit at Bayhealth, Kent General said. "Our motto is 'It's great to Hospital. Heart patients come be alive and to help others.' We to this department to undergo live through that every day," he surgery for a variety of heart added. disorders. They are experienc- For more information, visit ing a traumatic time in their lives or www. and are hurting physically and SHARE CONNECT DE Rit 4 Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center in Rehoboth Beach KEYNOTE SPEAKER: MICHELLE D. FREEMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE CARL M. FREEMAN COMPANIES Presented By: DelawareToday. Tickets & Info: DN. WJUlXI'oDAY.COII 302.504.1361 Tickets lhe I~ M&TBank *~/~ MorrisJ~ Group ,.,, b~'~rl ' Y I F;{,~ I';N( J )R E Wilmington 14 0 III Y Y ISFBIIQUIION "W"GldeyBeacm ~ P"'%'~*t'ID r:'~'C~3 .................... AstraZeneca SUBMITTED PHOTO I~ENDED HEARTS VOLUNTEERS include (I-r) Jim McBride, Charlie Tanner, Don Arvay, Bob Sine, Karen Kosinski, Carmen Campanicki and Larry Bremer. [! ,,,ama from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. .... ~ ~, ', ,;if, visit St. Peter's EpiscopalChurch 2nd & Mulberry Streets, Lewes for our annual 2 PLUS: with ..y nmy: homemade soup rolls desserts drinks $8.00 Chances on a gourmet basket and holiday decor!