Nenagh Ulster Bank employee Geri Cantwell was named as a Hospice Sunflower Hero at the launch of National Sunflower Days in June. The award was presented to Geri by RTE Nationwide presenter Mary Kennedy.
Geri, who volunteers as treasurer with the Nenagh Branch of North Tipperary Hospice, was nominated for her dedication to the hospice service. She was credited with bringing “fun, laughter, dedication, honesty and a willingness to do everything” to her volunteering role. Throughout her 10-year involvement with the movement Geri has shown herself to be a very capable person who will help out the Nenagh Branch “at the drop of a hat”.
The Sunflower Heroes were announced at the launch of the 2015 Sunflower Days campaign, which will take place on June 5 and 6. Visit www.sunflowerdays.ie for details on how to be a volunteer.
Geri is married to Padraic and has four children who all help out with the hospice. To volunteer with the Nenagh Branch of North Tipperary Hospice contact Kay O’Donoghue on 087 2864808.