EMMC Honors Richard Larrabee, CNA, with SUNSHINE Award



(Bangor, Maine) – EMMC recently held a ceremony to honor this year’s nursing technicians nominated for the SUNSHINE Award, which stands for Smiling, Understanding, and Nurturing while Sharing a Helping hand In Nursing Excellence. This year’s winner is Richard Larrabee, CNA, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Richard has been with EMMC since 1997, eventually landing in the NICU in 2002. Richard spends numerous hours, both work and volunteer, to improve the Carter’s Quiet Care Cuddlers program.

“I feel very honored,” Richard said after the ceremony. “All the technicians I work with on a regular basis do a great job, and I’m just overwhelmed that [I was chosen out] of all the technicians.”
The SUNSHINE Award nominees all exhibit the following qualifications:
  • A CNA who provides compassionate care to our patients and their families
  • A CNA who provides exemplary service to our patients and the care team
  • A CNA who exemplifies the continued journey to nursing excellence