For Immediate Release
MAYREE BERNSTEIN NAMED WXXI’S VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
Rochester, NY (April 30, 2013) – Brighton resident Mayree Bernstein received the Charles M. Wise Volunteer of the Year award at WXXI’s Annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony on April 25th. Recognized for her outstanding dedication to the station, Bernstein and more than 100 WXXI volunteers attended the event at WXXI’s studios.
Bernstein worked as a computer programmer in Boston before coming to the Rochester in 1982. She moved to the area to help her husband open a restaurant (Café Elise). In Rochester, she worked at Xerox as a project leader for 13 years, and as a tech writer at Nortel for five years. She retired in 2010.
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