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Nebraska Hospital Association "Caring Kind Award"

Pender Community Hospital is pleased to announce that Carla Smith as this year's Caring Kind recipient.

Carla is an amazing example of what a Caring Kind Award recipient should look like. Not only did she create a specialized program to meet the needs of the geriatric population, she also provides personalized care above & beyond to patients, visitors and staff. She is a joy to be around always displaying, compassion, professionalism and humor. She is loved and respected by her patients & peers & her positive spirit & compassionate honesty enhance all interactions. In addition to being an advocate for her patients, she is an advocate of the community & the hospital giving her time & input whenever needed.

We couldn't be more honored to have Carla represent our facility, congratulations on being chosen Pender Community Hospital's Caring Kind recipient!

Former Caring Kind Recipients

2017 Emma Kubik
2016 Arneil Encarnacion
2015 Juan Pablo Reyes Tapia
2014 Sharon Heineman
2013 JJ Maise
2012 Gina Slama
2011 Bethany Sedivy
2010 Dianne Johnson
2009 Rita Brehmer
2008 Amber Bacon
2007 Nadine Randall
2006 Mary Neuman
2005 Dee Moeller
2004 Mary Engelhart
2003 Teresa Heise
2002 Jan Gradert
2001 Dick Kai
2000 Cathy Simonsen
1999 Carolyn Schmeckpeper
1998 Kevin Harm
1997 No award given
1996 Bonnie Kai
1995 Lori Nicholson
1994 Debbie Burmester
1993 Marsha Heineman
1992 Leslie Bray
1991 Christine Heise
1990 Gloria Vollers
1989 Don Pearson