Five Banner Health employees earn Singer Award for extraordinary community service activities
PHOENIX (Dec. 6, 2012) – Banner Health has recognized five outstanding employees with a Paul L. Singer Award, an award that honors those who not only make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care, but through extraordinary volunteer work and community service.
Now in its 25th year, the Singer Awards honors Banner Health employees and their impressive community service activities. The 2012 award honorees were recognized Thursday at an event that honored the 54 employee award nominees and the five outstanding individuals who were selected to receive a Singer Award. The five winners received a certificate and trophy as well as a monetary donation toward a charity of their choosing.
The 2012 Singer Award recipients include:
- Rosinja de Gorostiza (Banner Baywood Medical Center)
Community service: Bay Area Camarines Norte Association
- Muriel Kremb (Banner Estrella Medical Center)
Community service: Arizona Game and Fish, Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center
- James Nimos (Banner Sun Health Research Institute)
Community service: New Song Center for Grieving Children
- Kimberly Reiners (Cardon Children’s Medical Center)
Community service: Camp Soaring Eagle and Asthma Athletics
- Kenneth Wutoh (Page Hospital)
Community service: Stepping with Faith Rehab and Missahoe Orphanage in Ghana
The Singer Awards are named after the late Paul L. Singer, MD, a former chief of staff at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix who exemplified a commitment to community service. Banner encourages employees to take its nonprofit mission of making a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care beyond the hospital and into their communities.
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Headquartered in Phoenix, Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system owns or manages 23 acute-care hospitals, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services including physician clinics and home care and hospice services. Banner Health is in seven states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.