At our April 21st Annual General Meeting, the Chapter celebrated the outstanding efforts of Chapter volunteers with our annual awards program.

Youth Recognition 2011 Award

The Youth Recognition award is presented to a member of the Chapter youth who has shown outstanding leadership and mentoring of the youth. John Schmitke, member of the Board of Directors and co-chair of the Youth Committee, was the 2011 recipient of this award in recognition of outstanding leadership as a member of the CHS Youth National Committee and mentorship of Chapter youth

 Special Recognition 2011 Award

The Special Recognition award is awarded to either a Chapter member or a member of the Bleeding Disorders Care Team who has made a significant contribution to the Chapter within the past year or over a number of years. Milena Pirnat was the 2011 recipient of this award in recognition of her significant contribution to the Chapter as chair of the Education Committee and her service to the bleeding disorders community through her Facebook page Hemophilia Mother.


Volunteer of the Year 2011 Award

Volunteer of the Year is awarded to a Chapter member in recognition of outstanding service to the Chapter over the previous year. The recipient of this award for 2011 was Bruce Cameron.

Bruce Cameron sits on the Board of Directors, Volunteer Committee and the Gala Committee in addition to helping out where he can with all other Chapter projects and fundraisers. In addition to his committee work he is willing to help on any project big or small. He takes every opportunity to thank donors and sponsors and is first person to volunteer to work at a public awareness table. Bruce is a true ambassador for our organization. He is always looking for opportunities to raise awareness everywhere he goes.

 Congratulations Milena, John and Bruce. Thank you for all your contributions to CHS-MC.