Former Pine Island resident, Barbara Korycki, recently received the 2018 Female Volunteer of the Year Award for the Montrose Campus during the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System’s annual volunteer luncheon. Korycki, who has been a volunteer since 2007, received the award in appreciation of her faithful service to veterans.
Korycki has over 519 volunteer hours. She has brought Pokolenie dancers to the facility, and most recently started a new volunteer assignment in the Pharmacy, where she opens boxes and sorts pre-packaged medications. As a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Polish Legion of American Veterans, she has been involved in assisting with ceremonies, commemorations, and other events.