2020 Heart of Hospice 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

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

Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care

Program Award

Moral Injury Conference Program

Oxford Hospice

Administrative Volunteer Award

Colleen Harris

Village Hospice

Lifetime Achievement Employee Award

Barbara Westland

BJC Hospice

Lifetime Achievement Patient Volunteer Award

Doris Lisenby

Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care

Visionary Award Winner

William “Allan” Cole

Past Heart of Hospice Award Winners

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

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

2016 Heart of Hospice Winners

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

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

2014 Heart of Hospice Winners

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

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

2012 Heart of Hospice Winners

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

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

2010 Heart of Hospice Winners

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