Executive Director Michael Yurieff presented Pat with a certificate of appreciation at the Gift of Life Kick-Off Dinner at the Swan Club tonight. For footage of this event please click here.
In Grateful Recognition of Pat Coulaz. "On behalf of the Board of Directors, we gratefully acknowledge your unfailing devotion and your deep commitment to saving the lives of underprivileged children through the miracle of heart surgery. The support you provided to the children, their families, the volunteers, Board members, Rotarians, and medical staff went above and beyond the call of duty. The love and compassion you showed in service of the children and their parents will never be forgotten. Congratulations on fulfilling your mission as Program Director!"
Former RGOL President Mimi Kishkovsky, current President Alexander Hindenburg, M.D. and Treasurer Valentina Kowalenko presented flowers and gifts and gave their warmest wishes to Pat.
Also at the Russian Gift of Life table were Nina and Michael Batalin, Elena and Vitali Ivanoff, Antonina and Eugene Lupenko, Wally Kowalenko, Maria Hindenburg, Svetlana and Alexander Bout, Oleg and Alexander Floroff.