Star Award recipients pose for the camera. Left to right: Sharon McTeer, Charlotte Craven, Janet Day

Tampa Bay/Hudson, FL - Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has announced the recipients of its first quarter Volunteer Star Awards. The awards were presented at a ceremony on Friday, April 27. Star award winners include Charlotte Craven, Janet Day, and Sharon McTeer.

Charlotte Craven has worked as a courier since November 2014 and has already given 2,680 hours of service. Charlotte has a reputation for being a truly caring person with a positive attitude and fun personality. "She makes herself a joy to be around," said Donna Owen, Director, Volunteer and Pastoral Care. "She always greets everyone with a smile that is contagious. She does her volunteer service with professionalism and truly enjoys helping others and it shows," she added.

Janet Day joined our Volunteer Association in July 2014 and has already given 615 hours of service. Janet is a courier and courier dispatcher. "She greets everyone with a smile and is friendly, kind, and respectful not only with patients, families, staff, but fellow volunteers as well," said Donna Owen. "Her calm and gentle demeanor make her a pleasure to work with and a positive experience for our patients and families," she added.

Sharon McTeer can be found welcoming everyone with a smiling face at welcome Entrance A. She has been volunteering for over 17 years and has given 3,850 hours of service to the volunteer program. "She is always willing to help when needed and will substitute when asked. Her customer service skills are excellent, and she gives a very nice first impression of our hospital," said Donna Owen. "Her interaction with visitors, patients, staff and her peers sets the example of our culture here at the hospital - service and compassion," she added.