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Outstanding Rural Health Volunteer

This award is presented to a community member who has unselfishly committed their energy, time and skills to improve the health of their rural North Dakota community. Nominees must be volunteers; however if a nominee receives a small stipend or reimbursement for supplies, travel, etc. they are still eligible for this award.

  • 2024 – Jean Limvere, volunteer with Hospice of the Red River Valley, Fargo
  • 2023 – Fred Stern, Board Member of Sakakawea Medical Center/Coal Country Community Health Center, Hazen/Beulah
  • 2022 – Dr. Brad and Gayle Aafedt, a retired interventional radiologist and a retired chemical engineer, respectively
  • 2020 – Deloris Oja, activities aid/member/treasurer with Bethel Home Auxiliary
  • 2019 – Dennis Muffenbier, Heart of America Medical Center, Rugby