LEWISTON — Eileen Danforth of Lewiston, who has donated nearly 24,000 hours of volunteer service at Central Maine Medical Center, was among 240 adult volunteers recognized by the hospital at a luncheon held in their honor.

In the spring, Gov. John Baldacci personally recognized Danforth as Maine’s Outstanding Volunteer of the Year. Her 17-year volunteer commitment to the medical center was described by the governor as inspiring “through example in multiple volunteer roles at Central Maine Medical Center.” She has given 23,985 hours of service to CMMC.

Also honored last spring at the annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards Roll of Honor for giving 500 or more hours of service in 2009 were:

Muriel Adams of Auburn, 665 hours (6,628 hours total service); Anita Belanger of Greene, 551 hours (17,332 hours total); Faith Bernier, 616 hours (1,110 hours); Jean Berry of Lewiston, 880 hours (3,012 hours); John Berry of Lewiston, 1,313 hours (3,071 hours); Dick Bussiere of Auburn, 545 hours (3,376 hours); Vicky Carpenter, 838 hours; Eileen Danforth, 2,097 hours; Annette Dubuc of Lewiston, 607 hours (10,907 hours); Patricia Duval of Auburn, 617 hours (5,080 hours); Hartley Fogg of Auburn, 835 hours (13,095 hours).

Also, Pauline Fournier of Lewiston, 515 hours (8,973 hours); Sandy Fox of Lewiston, 1,296 hours (2,107 hours); Ted Ireland of Poland Spring, 1,133 hours (3,604 hours); Richard Leavitt of Auburn, 1,054 (11,793 hours); Claire Poirier of Auburn, 1,005 hours (3,174 hours); Glenys Ryder of Danville, 1,225 hours (3,434 hours); Ray Turcotte of Lewiston, 1,507 hours (2,911 hours); Harold Warner of Auburn, 419 hours (2,303 hours); and Conrad Soucy of Minot, 554 hours (786 hours).

During the CMMC luncheon, the Presidential Service Award for giving 4,000 hours of service or more was presented to the following volunteers: Helen McGuire of Lewiston, 11,891 hours of service; Louise Plouff of Auburn, 4,112 hours; Vicky Carpenter of Oxford, 4,153 hours; and Bea Wailus of Lewiston, 3,980 hours. They were each presented a lapel pin and a certificate from President Barack Obama.


In total, CMMC volunteers donated more than 60,000 hours of service to the organization during the past year. Also honored at the event were:

7,000 to ­ 11,999 hours of service: Marie Vickery of Auburn, 11,980 hours; Ray Ames of Lewiston, 10,606 hours; Mary Ann Jackman of Minot, 7,228 hours; and Phyllis Latlippe of Auburn, 7,747 hours.

5,000 to ­ 6,999 hours: Mike Bussiere of Lewiston, 5,527 hours; Jackie Culina of Auburn, 5,928 hours; Jim McDonough of Auburn, 5,080 hours; Don Nason of Auburn, 6,796 hours; Tonie Ramsey of Auburn, 6,104 hours; Glen Spiller of Lewiston, 6,438 hours; and Kendall Thurlow of Mechanic Falls, 5,287 hours.

4,000 to ­ 4,999 hours: Lennie Butler of Auburn, 4,586 hours; Helen Hewins of Greene, 4,810 hours; Mildred Rideout of Greene, 4,265 hours; and Richard Therrien of Lewiston, 4,460 hours.

3,000 ­ to 3,999 hours: Betty Audet of Lewiston, 3,463 hours; Marie Banville of Lewiston, 3,152 hours; Janice Bilodeau of Auburn; 3,314 hours; Connie Brann of Auburn, 3,497 hours; Cep Ceplikas of Auburn, 3,217 hours; Jean Gilbert of Turner, 3,087 hours; Lorraine Hamann of Lewiston, 3,785 hours; Carol Kypta of Lewiston, 3,230 hours; Norm Laliberte of Auburn, 3,039 hours; Joan Levenson of Auburn, 3,295 hours; Mary Morgan-Ingalls of Greene, 3,825 hours; and Pat Records of Auburn, 3,506 hours.

2,000 to ­ 2,999 hours: Rita Beaulieu of Lewiston, 2,306 hours; B. Bernier of Litchfield, 2,700 hours; Pauline Blais of Lewiston, 2,375 hours; Pauline Burns of Auburn, 2,514 hours; Pam Heald of Buckfield, 2,008 hours; Judy Holbrook of Auburn, 2,014 hours; Jeanne Laliberte of Auburn, 2,066 hours; Ed Lane of Turner, 2,127 hours; Herb Masse of Lewiston, 2,004 hours; Louise Masse of Lewiston, 2,004 hours; Wesley Ryder of Danville, 2,173 hours; John Veader of Gray, 2,329 hours; Don Weeks of Auburn, 2,725 hours; and Brenda Weeks of Auburn, 2,690 hours.


1,000 ­ to 1,999 hours of service: Claire Amero of Auburn, 1,264 hours; Lois Barr of Auburn, 1,152 hours; Sally Bates of Lewiston, 1,529 hours; Gilda Berube of Auburn, 1,764 hours; Ann Ceplikas of Auburn, 1,841 hours; Gillian Curtis of Greene, 1,354 hours; Roger Dunbar of Monmouth, 1,220 hours; Sylvia Fisher of Hartford, 1,278 hours; Norma Gilbert of Lewiston, 1,996 hours; Dale Gowell of Auburn, 1,419 hours; Priscilla Lavoie of Lewiston, 1,058 hours; Jean Libby of Auburn, 1,055 hours; Bruce Macomber of New Gloucester, 1,858 hours; Roger Nadeau of Lewiston, 1,527 hours; Joan Neal of Auburn, 1,533 hours; Lorraine Samson of Lewiston, 1,124 hours; Janice Sites of Lewiston, 1,376 hours; Anne Tetreault of Lewiston, 1,423 hours; and Art Turley of Lewiston, 1,650 hours.

500 to ­ 999 hours: Nancy Barrows of Lewiston, 689 hours; Connie Bishop of Auburn, 836 hours; Lorraine Bolan of Lewiston, 875 hours; Barbara Cloutier of Lewiston, 969 hours; Kathleen Cormier of Minot, 931 hours; Patricia Dunbar of Monmouth, 830 hours; Cynthia French of Turner, 893 hours; Jen French of Turner, 892 hours; Patricia Gilbert of Turner, 527 hours; Phyllis Henderson of Auburn, 990 hours; John Hodgkins of Lewiston, 946 hours; Dick Lavoie of Lewiston, 704 hours; Nancy Lewis of North Monmouth, 529 hours; Larry Mayes of Lewiston, 527 hours; Deborah McIntosh of Lewiston, 864 hours; Ralph Poland of Auburn, 501 hours; Sylvia Verreault of Turner, 573 hours; Vergie Anne Wade of Monmouth, 995 hours; Nancy Wilkins of Lewiston, 529 hours; Jordan Witherell of Greene, 579 hours; and Joe DeFillip of Auburn, 620 hours.

100 to ­ 499 hours: Rolande Allaire of Lewiston, 122 hours; Pearl Ames of Winthrop, 146 hours; Linda Angello of Turner, 352 hours; Marsha Auster of Auburn, 386 hours; HW Beatty of Windham, 274 hours; Mary Begert of Lewiston, 437 hours; Phyllis Benoit of Lewiston, 258 hours; Gerard Blais of Lewiston, 387 hours; Robert Booth of Lewiston, 111 hours; Alta Bouchard of Lisbon, 162 hours; Jim Brann of Auburn, 139 hours; Norm Breton of Greene, 225 hours; Diane Caron of Auburn, 187 hours; JC Chamaillard of Lewiston, 147 hours; Chuck Cook of Turner, 223 hours; Joanne Cook of Turner, 180 hours.

Also, Steve Dwinal of Lewiston, 210 hours; Joye Earle of Auburn, 336 hours; Marilyn Gagnon of Auburn, 400 hours; Amy Guimond of Lewiston, 200 hours; Gary Guimond, 180 hours; Ed Jalbert of Lewiston, 401 hours; Gilmay Lamarre of Auburn, 128 hours; Carmelle Laplante of Lewiston, 136 hours; Patricia Levesque of Lewiston, 290 hours; Paul Martz of Auburn, 348 hours; Sherry Morneau of Auburn, 268 hours; Bernadette Mynahan of Lewiston, 111 hours; ReJeanne Nadeau of Minot, 418 hours; Tony Passalaqua of Auburn, 297 hours; Sheila Patrick of Lewiston, 105 hours; Theresa Pepin of Auburn, 138 hours; Sandra Porter of North Monmouth, 192 hours.

Also, Carol Provencher of Lewiston, 407 hours; Shanti Rausch of Auburn, 229 hours; Sue Ray of Auburn, 175 hours; Rita Reny of Sabattus, 210 hours; Barbara Richard of Sabattus, 495 hours; Carol Roy of Lewiston, 102 hours; Cecile Snyder of Lewiston, 120 hours; G. Sonagere of Auburn, 180 hours; Hugo Sonagere of Auburn, 172 hours; Joe Sullivan of Lewiston, 409 hours; Roger Verreault of Turner, 313 hours; Gerry Vincent of Lewiston, 148 hours; David Ward of Auburn, 110 hours; Mike Zubiate of Lewiston, 400 hours; James Young of Auburn, 227 hours; and Matt Levasseur of Lewiston, 329 hours.

100 hours or less: Bruce Ardia of Lewiston, 32 hours; Elaine Ardia of Lewiston, 32 hours; Mae Audibert of Poland, 60 hours; Doris Bergeron of Lewiston, 9 hours; Jackie Boulanger of Lewiston, 4 hours; Dianne Bracket of Lewiston, 20 hours; Carol Buteau of Auburn, 87 hours; Connie Cabatingan of Auburn, 28 hours; Nel Carrier of Auburn, 45 hours; Noella Carrier of Auburn, 24 hours; Michael Casey of Auburn, 10 hours; Stanley Chapman of Winthrop, 76 hours; Richard Charest of Poland, 58 hours; Carolyn Chick of Sabattus, 88 hours; Richard Chick of Sabattus, 88 hours; Christine Cyr of Turner, 5 hours.

Also, Renee D’Alessandro of Lewiston, 6 hours; Diane Daigneault of Lewiston, 9 hours; Rolande Dube of Auburn, 36 hours; Sue Dube of Greene, 95 hours; Paul Gagnon of Auburn, 13 hours; Donald Haley of Danville, 42 hours; Kathleen Haley of Danville, 36 hours; Rosemary Hayden of Auburn, 25 hours; Rick Houghton of Turner, 32 hours; Phil House of Auburn, 27 hours; Emily Jacobs of Greene, 29 hours; Lucille Jean of Durham, 30 hours; Gary Keene of Lewiston (new); Danielle Jameson of Turner, 60 hours; Richard Knight of Auburn, 96 hours; Eva LaDouceur of Lewiston, 36 hours; Lindy Lafayette of Lisbon, 73 hours.

Also, Kathy Lamore of Lewiston, 34 hours; Stephen Lamore of Lewiston, 92 hours; Diane LeBlanc of Lewiston, 7 hours; David Lewis of North Monmouth, 51 hours; Dale MacDonald of Lewiston, 58 hours; John MacIsaac of Lewiston, 35 hours; Edward Madden of Lisbon Falls, 59 hours; Tess Maguire of Wales, 51 hours; Margaret Marcotte of Lewiston, 36 hours; Celine Martel of Lewiston, 23 hours; Patricia Mason of Sabattus, 37 hours; Norm McKeone of Auburn, 53 hours; Kathy McNear of Leeds, 44 hours; Rachel Merrill of Lewiston, 73 hours; Nancy Muir of Auburn, 40 hours; Robert Morissette of Auburn, 47 hours.

Also, Guy Nadeau of Lewiston, 20 hours; Michael Neff of Lewiston, 4 hours; Dixie Lee Piper of Poland, 50 hours; Peggy Pennaberre of Lewiston, 11 hours; Pat Poulin of Lisbon, 15 hours; Edward Rhodes of Lewiston, 7 hours; James Richard of Lisbon Falls, 67 hours; Cecile Roy of Lisbon, 48 hours; Roger Roy of Lewiston, 36 hours; Stephen Roy of Lewiston, 72 hours; Lorraine Sands of Greene, 28 hours; Joey Toothaker of Livermore, 13 hours; Sr. Renee Turcotte of Lewiston, 64 hours; Elsa Ward of Auburn, 59 hours; Carol White St. Pierre of Auburn, 88 hours; Tony Michaud of Lewiston (new); and Kane Renee Moore of Sebago, 60 hours.

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