April 15, 2010

Harrington HealthCare at Hubbard Supervisor Receives Honor

WEBSTER, Mass. - April 16, 2010 - Harrington HealthCare at Hubbard Laboratory Supervisor Hope Hartland will be awarded for outstanding service at the 2010 Women's Recognition Evening, Sunday, May 2, at Indian Ranch.

"Hope is an exemplary supervisor here at the Webster campus," said Pam Zouranjian, Site Administrator for Harrington HealthCare at Hubbard. "She is intelligent and superior at customer service. We are all so proud she is being recognized for her hard work."

The Women's Recognition Evening is hosted by the Patriot Newspaper and is celebrating its 32nd year next month. The evening honors women who have made great achievements in the community. Several categories of awards are offered, including Unsung Hero and Business Excellence. Approximately 400 people are expected to attend the dinner and ceremony.

Hope began her career at Hubbard Regional Hospital more than 20 years ago primarily as a Hematology Technologist. She worked in various departments before finding a passion in Microbiology five years ago. In May 2009, Hope was promoted to Laboratory Supervisor at Harrington HealthCare at Hubbard, which is part of Harrington HealthCare System. She also serves as a point person on the Webster campus for the coordination and organization of National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS). She is presently the Safety Officer for both the Webster Lab and the main lab in Southbridge.

Hope remains an active member in the community. She has volunteered her time teaching science and microbiology at Woodstock Public Schools, Bartlett High School and Leicester High School. She has been a guest speaker in the Worcester region for informational workshops, including National Medical Laboratory Week and the annual meeting of the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians. She is chairwoman of the Woodstock Middle School's Washington, D.C. trip fund-raising committee and serves as Vice Chairwoman of the Woodstock Conservation Commission. She makes a presence at many events, included cancer walks, health fairs and educational opportunities.

Hope lives in Woodstock, Conn. with her husband and two children.