Contact: Dave Ommen
Thanking its Volunteers For All Seasons, King's Daughters' Health recognized its many volunteers during the KDH Volunteer Luncheon on April 24 at Hanover College. Of particular note, Dolores Hellmann was honored with the President's Lifetime Achievement Award for surpassing 5,000 volunteer hours. Hellman joins Dottie Fitz, Gary Gotts, and George Wolfschlag as past recipients of the award.
Following opening comments by Board Chair Paula Heiderman, several KDH team members shared stories about the impact that volunteers have on KDH, its team members, and the community. Following is a review of the service awards presented at the 2018 Volunteer Luncheon:
Mary Anne Horine
Ruth Ann Rudolech
Mary Lou Brinson
Mary Jo O'Connor
Additional recognition was provided to several Hanover College student volunteers, volunteers from the KDH School of Radiologic Technology, and one from Shawe Memorial High School.
Hospital Chaplain: Pastor Sandy Fox
Hospice Chaplains: Pastor Wayne Edwards, Rev. Frank McGee, Rev. Bob Leach, Rev. Paul Limato
Hospital Volunteers: Mary Jo O'Connor (7 years), Dee Gauger (12 years), Joe Niehaus (16 years), Madonna Miller (19 years), Trudy McCoy (21 years).
Special Services: Steve Pullias (Guitar), Brooke Reindollar, Allyn Ehlert (Piano), Rhonda Scott (Music/Visiting Patients), John Claggett (Santa Claus), Karen Ricketts (Pet Therapy).
If you know someone who would like to volunteer, contact Donna Mills at 812.801.0129. We thank Donna and Sharon Pflaumer for their extraordinary efforts in organizing this year's Volunteer Luncheon.