Central Park Medical Unit is comprised of dedicated volunteers who care deeply about their community. From time to time, we recognize the outstanding contributions of individual members of our team through our Community Service Award.


Community Service Award, October 2014

Left to Right: Roger Thomas (CPMU Logistics Coordinator), Anita Haravon, Rafael Castellanos (CPMU President)

Left to Right: Roger Thomas (CPMU Logistics Coordinator), Anita Haravon, Rafael Castellanos (CPMU President)


Recipient: Anita Haravon, EMT
Anita joined CPMU in 2013 and has provided is being recognized for her outstanding service to Central Park Medical Unit, to the visitors of Central Park, and to the New York City community at large. In addition to devoting hundreds of hours of volunteer service on the ambulance during this time, Anita is repeatedly recognized by her peers for offering her assistance while off the ambulance as well; she has also recently been elected to CPMU’s Executive Board. Outside of CPMU, Anita also volunteers for the American Red Cross.

CPMU would like to extend a special thank you to the sponsors of this Community Service Award:

  • Fratelli Brick Oven Pizzeria
  • Cafe Luka
  • Andaz Indian Restaurant
  • Cilantro NYC Mexican Restaurant