Mike Petrick, of Iron Mountain, Mich., was named Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Recognition Awards for the American Red Cross of Northeast Wisconsin, June 12, 2012.
He was recognized for his work on the Disaster Team and contributions to emergency planning services. Petrick joined the Red Cross in 2006 and has served as the Disaster Action Team Chairperson and Lead Responder. In this role, he organized monthly Disaster Team meetings and responds to fire calls and other emergency needs. He is an active member of the Iron Mountain Office Advisory Board as well.
He represents Red Cross at the Local Emergency Planning meetings in both Dickinson County, MI and Florence County, WI. He also works with the Dickinson County Healthcare System disaster planning committee. He has worked for many years with the Iron Mountain office’s main fundraiser, Red for Red.
Petrick was awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award for his continued service to the American Red Cross, reliability and passion for helping people. We are excited to present this award to such a worthy recipient.