DANVERS, MA — On Thursday, November 2, Care Dimensions honored individuals from throughout the North Shore at their “We Honor Veterans Awards” Breakfast and presentation held at the Polish Club in Danvers.
Over 120 people turned out to congratulate award recipients Harold Goldstein of Methuen; Dick & Christine Moody of Danvers; John F. Sacherski of Lynn, MA and Whitney Willman of Newburyport.
Honorable mentions were also handed out to several individuals from the North Shore and Merrimack Valley including Lou Cimaglia of Wilmington, Harvey Calichman of Salem, Dave Dragan of Marblehead, Tom Duggan of Lawrence, Normand Giguere of Lowell, Jim Graffum of Ipswich, Peter Gwinn of Wenham, Connie Hellwig and Kevin Hunt of Newburyport, Donald Jarvis of Newbury, Roger Leger of Salem, Susan Magner of North Reading, Vinnie Simeone of Woburn and David Soucy of Dracut.
These individuals were nominated by members of the community for their commitment to improving the lives of veterans.
As a Level Four Partner of the We Honor Veterans program, Care Dimensions has joined together with the U.S. Department of the Veterans’ Affairs and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization to empower hospice professionals to meet the unique needs of dying Veterans. The program teaches respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgement – to comfort patients with a history of military service and possibly physical or psychological trauma. To learn more about Care Dimensions’ We Honor Veterans Program and the Veteran to Veteran Volunteer program please visit http://www.CareDimensions.org/veterans.
Wilmington Veterans Services Director Lou Cimaglia was joined by Wilmington Selectmen Chair Mike Champoux, Town Manager Jeffrey Hull, and Assistant Town Manager Denise Casey at the breakfast in Danvers.
(NOTE: The above press release is from Care Dimensions. The above photo is from the Town of Wilmington.)
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