Milton resident Velma Glover is honored as a Hero Among Us by Mass State Lottery and Boston Celtics
Velma Glover was honored on April 18, 2023, when the Boston Celtics hosted the Atlanta Hawks in Round 1, Game 2 of the NBA playoffs. Velma Glover works as a school nurse in the Boston Public School system. One December morning, she was alerted that a colleague was having a seizure.
Glover rushed to his aid and noticed he was struggling to breathe. She directed staff to call 911 and to secure an AED while she administered CPR without hesitation.
As a result of Glover’s swift actions, the man regained consciousness and made a full recovery.
For saving a colleague’s life, Velma Glover was honored as a Hero Among Us on April 18, 2023, during Round 1, Game 2 of the NBA playoffs when the Boston Celtics took on the Atlanta Hawks at home.
About The Heroes Among Us
Since its establishment in 1997 by the Boston Celtics, The Heroes Among Us program has recognized outstanding individuals who have made exceptional and lasting contributions to their communities. The award is presented at every Celtics home game and pays tribute to the heroic achievements of these outstanding citizens.
For more information, contact Caroline Weber, Boston Celtics, [email protected]