Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation Service Awards

Sean Metroka, Curtis Grimes Perpetual Leadership Award

Presented annually to a volunteer who has demonstrated the outstanding leadership that Curtis Grimes exemplified. Nearly two decades ago Curtis Grtimes was instrumental in creating Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation. Through his efforts the Foundation is able to provide neccessary financial backing to support the quality care SNMH provides the community.

Howard Levine, Volunteer of the Year Award

Recognizes the efforts of a western Nevada County resident that volunteers for Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation. Through time and service, the individual has helped the Foundation meet its goals.

Lisa Swarthout, Mill Street Clothing Company, Business of the Year Award

Recognizes the efforts of a business entity that provides valuable support to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation by providing financial and in-kind support through volunteerism. This business has helped SNMHF achive its goals and mission.

Dr. Steve Leighty, in memory, Humanitarian of the Year

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors created the Glaister A. Dawkins Humanitarian Award in 2002 to recognize western Nevada County residents that have mad humanitarian contributions at a global level while serving people in countries all over the world.

"The Monkeys," from left, John Hartman, Nor Souza, Lance Amaral, Mike Fondiller, Tom Tomasello, Elliot Brilliant and Don Coots. Volunteer Group of the Year Award

Recognizes the efforts of a group of western Nevada County residents that volunteer for Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation. Through time, talent and service these individuals have helped SNMHF meet its goals.