Elizabeth Szabo, 81, is your one stop volunteer. While others might sit back and let others do for them, Betty actively does for others! Since 1986, Betty has devoted an average of 80 hours per month to the Lake County Council on Aging Painesville Nutrition Site. Monday through Friday, she arrives around 8:30 a.m. at the site to perform her duties that include packing meals for Meals on Wheels, helping with the congregate lunches and serving them to seniors at the nutrition site, maintaining the reservation desk, answering the telephone and assisting with the daily deposits. Her constant smile and pleasant mannerisms are always encouraging seniors who visit the site for their daily noontime meal. She listens to their concerns, and they know they can count on her! Mrs. Szabo truly enjoys helping to brighten the days of fellow seniors. Since 1986, Mrs. Szabo has also volunteered at the Painesville Senior Center through RSVP.
Betty is an active member of St. Mary Church in Painesville, acting as a lector. She is a member of the church€۪s Marion Club and Holy Name Society, having held various positions throughout the years. Presently, she is chaplain in the Marion Club.
Mrs. Szabo is devoted to her volunteerism as she is to her 7 children, 20 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Betty Szabo is the recipient of the Holy Name Society€۪s Woman of the Year Award from St. Mary Church in Painesville (1993) and the Lake County Council on Aging Painesville Nutrition Site Outstanding Volunteer Award (1993). Other awards include the RSVP Volunteer Quality Service Award (2002), RSVP Volunteer Award for 1000 Hours (2002) and 15 year LCCoA Volunteer Award (2002).