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REV-UP to recognize volunteers

Published May 9, 2013

The 23rd annual REV-UP Recognition Ceremony and Reception will be held at 2 p.m. May 14 in 102 Goodyear Hall, South Campus, in conjunction with the May meeting of the Emeritus Center.

Emeritus Center members also will install Ted Bieniek, Marie Schillo, Marcia Sickau and Vivian Traynor as new members of the board of directors.

Speaking at the meeting will be W. Scott Erdley, special projects simulation education specialist, UB Academic Health Center, who will talk about the Behling Simulation Center.

Erdley also will assist in presenting REV-UP members with certificates of appreciation, as well as recognizing representatives from departments benefiting from REV-UP support.

The ceremony will recognize 77 REV-UP members who together contributed 2532 hours of volunteer service to 20 UB departments from May 2012 through April 2013.

Since the inception of the REV-UP program in March 1990, more than 68,000 hours of volunteer service have been given to UB by its retirees through the Emeritus Center.

REV-UP (Retired Employee Volunteers-University Program) is a joint program of the Emeritus Center and University Life and Services.

For further information about the REV-UP program, contact Leila (Lee) Baker at 829-2271 or