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Do you know someone who exemplifies the spirit of Christmas by giving of themselves to others all year?

The Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation invites you to nominate that person for our annual Christmas Spirit Award.

Each year the Foundation recognizes such an individual or couple with the “Christmas Spirit Award.” Past recipients of this award are Rev. John Thurlow, Dennis & Cathy Barnett, Mel & Bonnie Phillips, Ric & Karen Sherman, Pat Wahner, Bill Whetzler, MilRoy Meyer, Mark Jones DMD, Alice Brewington-Dyer, Rod & Karen Bragato, Linda Gilleese, Dawn Large, Dr. Marvin John, Patty Echols, Dr. John Spomer, David & Jodene Hughes, Cliff & Judy Bracher, Ford Bonney, Kathie Mallory, Sandy Hickey, Jim Purswell, Terrel Tovey, Sally Clemons, Joyce Dye, Carlisle Harrison, Charlotte Dack, Susan Jones, Laurie Ball-Kiser, David Florea, Mike Snyder, Erick Olson, Cathy Putnam, Virginia Miller, John & Marge Walchli, Kriss Dammeyer, Cathy Wamsley, Robert Luke, Roger & Karen Bounds, Charlie & Carol Clupny, Doug Alvarez, Jeanne Jewett, Kelly Sanders, Scott and Melissa Purswell, Tom and Abbie Ditton, Lou Lyons and Carl and Edith Holt..

Nominations may be made by completing and submitting the nomination form below. You can also download this nomination form and send it to the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation at 620 NW 11th Street, or [email protected] on or before December 8, 2023.

    Nominee's Name *

    Reason for Nomination *

    Your Name *

    Your Phone Number *

    Your Email Address *

    Board of Directors & Staff

    Dean Fialka

    Vice President
    Amanda Carnine

    Tyler Bendixsen

    Board Members
    Doug Barak, Kristen Coller, Arnell Eynon, Manuel Gutierrez, Mike Henderson, Cindy Middleton, Lisa Mittelsdorf, Julie Puzey, LaDonna Quaempts, Dave Rademacher, Mayra Reyes, Margaret Saylor.

    Medical Staff President
    Brian Larsen, MD

    Board Of Trustees Chair
    Jon Lorence

    President & CEO
    Art Mathisen, MHA, FACHE

    Foundation Executive Director
    Liz Marvin

    How to Reach Us


    Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation
    610 NW Eleventh Street
    Hermiston, OR 97838