2021 Heart of Hospice Winners

Hospice Aide Award
Jennifer Quinn- Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care

Hospice Employee Award
Erica Copeland – Integrity Homecare and Hospice

Hospice Administrative Volunteer Award
Carter Davis – Integrity Home Care & Hospice

Patient Care Volunteer Award
Charlene Myers – Mercy Hospice St Louis

Program Award
OCH Food Bank – One Community Hospice

Lifetime Achievement Award
Carol Anne Hutchens – Village Hospice

Visionary Award
Camelia Jacobs-Jacob's Ladder End of Life Legacy Home

 

Past Heart of Hospice Award Winners

2020 Heart of Hospice Winners

Hospice Aide Award – Randie Shaffer-Integrity Hospice
Employee Award – Carrol Davenport-Hospice of NE Missouri
Patient Care Volunteer Award - Vickie Cooperider-Village Hospice
Administrative Volunteer Award – Gay Ranes-KC Hospice and Palliative Care
Program Award – Sorting Through-KC Hospice and Palliative Care
Lifetime Achievement Award – Carol Quiring-Saint Luke’s Hospice

2018 Heart of Hospice Winners

Hospice Aide Award – Shawn Haag, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
Employee Award – Stephanie “Stevie” Shuchart, Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
Patient Care Volunteer Award – Peggy White-Davis, BJC Hospice
Administrative Volunteer Award – Kathy Corbin, Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
Program Award – We Remember, BJC Hospice
Lifetime Achievement Award – Dr. C.E. Carleton, Serenity Hospice Care

2016 Heart of Hospice Winners

2019 Heart of Hospice Winners

Hospice Aide Award - Shelli Ellison-Mosiac Life Care Hospice
Employee Award - Val Criswell-Crossroads Hospice
Patient Care Volunteer Award - Gary Kirkland-KC Hospice and Palliative Care
Administrator Volunteer Award - Colleen Harris-Village Hospice
Program Award - Moral Injury Conference Program-Oxford Hospice
Visionary Award - William “Allan” Cole
Lifetime Achievement Employee Award - Barbara Westland-BJC Hospice
Lifetime Achievement Patient Volunteer Award - Doris Lisenby-KC Hospice and Palliative Care

2017 Heart of Hospice Winners

Employee Award – Jennifer Lang, BJC Hospice, St. Louis
Patient Care Volunteer Award – Cindy Riess, Hospice Compassus, Springfield
Administrative Volunteer Award – Patricia Heisner, Mercy Hospice, St Louis
Hospice Aide Award – Margie Herod – Fitzgibbon Mary Montgomery Hospice, Marshall
Hospice Program Award – Dogs on Call, St Luke’s Hospice House, Kansas City
Life Time Achievement Award – Elaine McIntosh – Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care, Kansas City

Visionary Award Winner – George Lombardi – MO Department of Corrections
Program Award Winner – Journey’s Dementia – Nurses and Company
Patient Care Volunteer Award Winner – Tom Reina – BJC Hospice
Employee Award Winner – Chaplain Mitch Fisher – Oxford Hospice
Administrative Volunteer Award Winner – Abigail “Honey” Doerge – BJC Hospice
Patient Volunteer Life Time Achievement Award Winner – Patricia Chavez – Hospice Compassus
Life Time Achievement Award Winner – Ann Allegre – Kansas City Hospice House

2014 Heart of Hospice Winners

2015 Heart of Hospice Winners

Visionary Award Winner – Cordt Kassner, PhD – Hospice Analytics
Program Award Winner – Peaceful Harmony Music – SSM Hospice
Hospice Aide Award Winner – Alene Martin – VNA of Greater St. Louis
Employee Award Winner – Joel Carmer – Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care
Administrative Volunteer Award Winner – Jack Brunjes – NorthCare Hospice & Palliative Care
Patient Care Volunteer Award Winner – Bob Gilliam – Serenity Hospice
Life Time Achievement Award Winner – Kim Logan – NorthCare Hospice & Palliative Care

Program Award Winner – Wings on Wheels – BJC Hospice
Hospice Aid Winner – Penny Allen – Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
Hospice Employee Award Winner – Donna Turner – Oxford Health Care & Hospice
Hospice Administrative Volunteer Award Winner – Carol Barnett – Kansas City Hospice
Hospice Patient Care Volunteer Award Winner – Debbie Kolb – SSM Hospice
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Shirlee Poore – Hospice Compassus

2012 Heart of Hospice Winners

2013 Heart of Hospice Winners

Program Award Winner – NorthCare Hospice & Palliative Care
Employee Award Winner – Anna Learke – Pathways
Administrative Volunteer Award Winner – Lois Jones – Groves Community Hospice
Patient Care Volunteer Award Winner – Jim Parker – Kansas City Hospice
Hospice Aid Award Winner – Lucretia Long – Integrity Hospice
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Elizabeth Letourneau-Lee – Oxford Care
Visionary Award Winner – David Oliver

Program Award Winner – Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
Employee Award Winner – Renee Jenkins – Oxford Care
Administrative Volunteer Award Winner – Mary Bales – Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
Patient Care Volunteer Award Winner – Robert “Jeff” Chapin – Pathways
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Ron McCullough – Crossroads

2010 Heart of Hospice Winners

2011 Heart of Hospice Winners

Program Award Winner – BJC Hospice
Employee Award Winner – Terry Pettis, Hands of Hope Hospice
Administrative Volunteer Award Winner – Doris Lisenby, Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
Patient Care Volunteer Award Winner – Janet Dobson, St. John’s Mercy Hospice
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Dr. Bernard Shore, BJC Hospice

Program Award Winner – HospiceCare, Inc
Employee Award Winner – Christine Castellani
Administrative Volunteer Award Winner – Jeanie Hargas
Patient Care Volunteer Award Winner – Rick Smith
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Yvonne Schwandt

2009 Heart of Hospice Winners

Program Award Winner -BJC Hospice
Employee Award Winner -Kathy Fetters
Administrative Volunteer Winner – Fran, Flo & Joe Kostelnik
Patient Volunteer Winner – Ken Klindworth
Life Time Achievement Winner – Jess Roberts, MD
Visionary Award Winner – William Colby