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Second annual Southern Maryland Inspiring Caregivers Awards
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2012 Southern Maryland Inspiring Caregiver Awards Honorees

Congratulations to the 27 outstanding caregivers recognized on April 20, 2012 at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center in Waldorf, MD.

Advocate of the Year

Industry professional, elected official, community activist, clergy, medical professional. Must be Alzheimer’s and/or dementia related advocate. Must have made a significant impact on behalf of Alzheimer’s and/or dementia-related patients and their families.

Larry Estevez – Charles County
Kathy Goodspeed – St. Mary's County

Enduring Caregiver

10+ years of care giving.  Sought resources of their county/community and sought connections; serves as an advocate; shows compassion; positive attitude; cares for multiple people and/or pursues professional development.

Alice Bates – Charles County
Katherine Whitford – Charles County

Family / Friend / Volunteer Caregiver

Sought resources of their county/community and sought connections (e.g., support groups, conferences); serves as an advocate; shows compassion; positive attitude; cares for multiple people with a variety of needs (e.g., volunteers in the community, sandwich generation).

Janice Marie Colbert – Prince George’s County
Logan Deoudes – Charles County
Linda Gray – Charles County
Richard Haig – Charles County
Kathy McGowan – Charles County
Helen McLean – Charles County
Jeannette Wood – Prince George’s County

Professional Caregiver

Used resources of county/community; serves as an advocate; shows passion; positive attitude; pursues professional development (e.g., conferences, lectures, seminars, additional education).

Activities Department at Solomons Nursing Center:  Penny Brown, Christine Humphreys, Erna Foote, Pam Pence – Calvert County
Vicky Balderson – St. Mary’s County
Debra Berens – Calvert County
LaJuan Campbell – Charles County
Wanda Carroll – St. Mary’s County
Shayne Coates – Charles County
Sheronda Coleman – Charles County
Elise Drew – Calvert County
Daisy Farmer – Prince George’s County
Sharon Hall – Charles County
Kathleen Hayden – St. Mary’s County
Vallery “Val” Howell – Calvert County
Joyce Jones – Calvert County
Lisa Langley – St. Mary’s County
Delores Scott – Charles County
Bertha Thompson – Calvert County


2011 Southern Maryland Inspiring Caregivers Awards Honorees

Congratulations to the 18 outstanding caregivers recognized at the inaugural Southern Maryland Inspiring Caregiver Awards celebration held on April 20, 2011 at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center in Waldorf, MD. 

2011 Southern Maryland Inspiring Caregiver Awards' Honorees

Family/Friend/Volunteer Caregiver
Marian Ann Blair, St. Mary’s County
Elizabeth Gibson, Calvert County
Robert Ketner, Calvert County
Andrew Salvas, Calvert County
Debbie Showalter, Calvert County

Professional Caregiver
Maria Brewer, Charles County
June Briggs, St. Mary’s County
Bonnie Elward, St. Mary’s County
Julie Hammonds, Charles County
Roberta Harrison-Reaves, Prince George’s County
Cheryl Herbert, Charles County
Denise Kirksey, Prince George’s County
Sharon Nicholson, St. Mary’s County
Sharon Smith, St. Mary’s County
Linda Wooge, Calvert County

Enduring Caregiver
Cheryl Austen, Calvert County
Elizabeth Shorter, Charles County
Rosa Zinnerman, Charles County

  


 

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