(MARLETTE) -- Mike Hollenbeck of Marlette was recently honored as United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital Volunteer of the Year during the Michigan Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Volunteer Symposium held in Bellaire, Michigan. Each hospice organization throughout the state honored a volunteer of the year during the annual event. Co-workers say Mike willingly makes frequent visits to the hospice residence staff, hospice office staff and hospital employees in hopes to make someone's day special. He is described as a humble man with a gentle spirit and enthusiasm for life.
PICTURED: Left to Right--Lillian Comment, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, Iris Kappen, Pat Boegner, Joyce Hollenbeck, Mike Hollenbeck, Sharon Klawender, Sharon Beutler, Joyce Frye and Lois Sugden.