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Category Archives: Support Backus

Hospital Benefactors Saluted at Backus “Bennies” Event

Norwich—Celebrating the hospital’s history and how it has laid the foundation for current success was the theme of the fifth...

Backus Volunteers Honored

"Touching Lives, Lifting Spirits" was the theme of the 39th Annual Volunteer Awards and Recognition Brunch that took place Friday, April 15 at the Holiday Inn in Norwich. Mary Brown, CAVS, Program Manager of Volunteer and Guest Services, said that in the past fiscal year there were 412 volunteers at Backus who performed just over 40,000 hours of volunteer service.

Why I Volunteer

Backus recently joined healthcare organizations throughout the country in celebrating National  Healthcare Volunteer Week. As part of recognizing our own...

NFA receives Youth in Philanthropy Award at Backus Bennies

Norwich Free Academy students are not just learning through books – they are learning in life, and helping others in...

Backus Bennies 2016

The red carpet was rolled out Friday, April 1 at the East Region System Support office in Norwich for guests and honorees attending the 5th Annual Backus Bennies. A number of individuals and organizations were recognized including Dr. Larry Coletti and his wife Elaine, who received the Backus Heritage Award. Also receiving awards were the Backus Hospital Auxiliary, ShopRite Supermarkets and the students of Norwich Free Academy.

Holiday dinner a big hit at Backus and Windham

There was a lot of holiday cheer and some great food for Backus and Windham staff as they enjoyed the traditional holiday meal served up by members of the east region executive team on Dec. 9 and 10. Thanks to all who helped with this popular event.

2015 Backus Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament in support of the Backus Breast Health Initiative. The event, which took place Friday, Oct. 9 at the Mohegan Sun Golf Club, was a big success. Take a look at this photo gallery for a photo of your team, and other candid photos.

Backus Trauma Center Recognized For Care

NORWICH—The trauma center at Backus Hospital has been reverified as a Level III Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee...

Backus Auxiliary to Host Mini Golf Tournament

BOZRAH – The William W. Backus Hospital Auxiliary will host its 12th Annual Mini Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 19,...

Backus Volunteers honored at luncheon

The Backus volunteers were honored during a luncheon Friday, April 24, during the 38th Annual Volunteer Awards and Recognition Luncheon. A number of special awards were handed out including two volunteers who have provided more than 25 years of service and a volunteer who has worked more than 11,500 hours. Congratulations to all of the award winners and thanks for your service.