PCS Recognizes Four Community Members As Good Samaritans At 22nd Annual Award Dinner

October 9, 2017

Manchester, N.H. – More than 200 people attended Pastoral Counseling Services (PCS) 22st Annual Good Samaritan Awards Dinner recently at the Manchester Country Club in Bedford, N.H. Over the past two decades, PCS has honored more than 125 individuals who have gone above and beyond in their community. This year’s event honored four individuals who were all nominated by their peers for the distinguished recognition of a Good Samaritan.

L-R David Reynolds, D.Min., LPP, PCS Executive Director, Hon. John T. Broderick Jr., Change Direction & Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Susan A. Manchester, ESQ., Sheehan, Phinney Bass & Green, PA, Dan Forbes, Meelia Center, Saint Anselm College, Mary Ann Aldrich, RN, MS, Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Cal Genzel Ph.D. LP, PCS Director of Clinical Services.


“The Good Samaritan Awards are an annual tradition to honor individuals who pursue extraordinary measures to strengthen communities and improve life in New Hampshire,” said Dr. David Reynolds, PCS Executive Director. “Each honoree has a different story, different backgrounds, but they each have a common outlook on how to live their lives – and that’s helping others. We are honored to come together and celebrate them.”

2017 Good Samaritan Honorees:
Mary Ann Aldrich, RN, MS – Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Hon. John T. Broderick, Jr. – Change Direction & Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Dan Forbes – Meelia Center, Saint Anselm College
Susan A. Manchester, ESQ. – Sheehan, Phinney Bass & Green, PA

Former Good Samaritan Honoree, Alex Walker of CMC was this year’s award dinner Master of Ceremonies.

About Pastoral Counseling Services – Pastoral Counseling Services (PCS) was founded in 1979 is celebrating 35 years and provides the best psychotherapeutic techniques while respecting the natural connection between the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual dimensions in the psychotherapy process. PCS is an agency in which clients Feel Heard, Feel Cared for and Feel Better. In addition to our counseling services, PCS impacts the vitality of the community by partnering with other non-profit organizations to help underserved & at risk populations with stress management techniques. PCS also honors those who pursue extraordinary measures to strengthen communities and improve life in New Hampshire with the Good Samaritan Awards, an annual tradition since 1996.