Southold woman wins hospital volunteer award

Maureen Ostermann

Eastern Long Island Hospital volunteer Maureen Ostermann of Southold has been selected as the 2011 recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Award for outstanding voluntary contributions to the hospital. The award was created by the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council.

Ms. Ostermann joined the ELIH Auxiliary in 2000 and has been a co-chair and chairwoman of the group’s Southold West Branch and has chaired the annual car raffle for several years. She is also actively involved in other hospital fundraisers.

“We are especially pleased to honor Maureen, a powerful force and advocate, dedicated to the mission of providing quality health care in our community,” said ELIH board president Thomas Murray. “Maureen is just one of a kind and more than deserving of this prestigious award.”

“Maureen is very devoted to ELIH,” said ELIH president and CEO Paul Connor III. “Taking on new fundraising initiatives while conscientiously overseeing every step is what Maureen does best.”

Ms. Ostermann will receive the award at the ELIH Auxiliary Southold West Branch annual autumn benefit Friday, Nov. 4, at the Soundview Restaurant.

Tickets are $50  and the evening includes dinner and dancing. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Call 477-5100 or 765-3464.

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