Quality of Life Matters Newsletter
Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider serving the Central Valley since 1979, has announced the selection of a new Board member, Mr. Kurt Robert Wetzel.
Community Hospice volunteer and Turlock resident Inez Lewis has been awarded with a Daily Points of Light award for her outstanding service and dedication to the organization and the people it services.
For Immediate Release
Kristin Mostowski, Director of Public Relations | Community Hospice | Kristin.Mostowski@hospiceheart.org | 209.578.6301
Community Hospice Announces New Board Member
MODESTO, CA (August 23, 2018) – Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider serving the Central Valley since 1979, is pleased to announce a new Board member.
Joining the Community Hospice Board of Directors is Mr. Kurt Robert Wetzel of Oakdale, California. “I am pleased to welcome Kurt to Community Hospice and our Board,” said C. DeSha McLeod, Community Hospice President and CEO. “Kurt brings to Community Hospice a wealth of strategic development and financial management experience; we look forward to working together to proactively provide compassionate and quality care, education and support to our community.”
The Community Hospice Board of Directors is comprised of community volunteers who provide strategic oversight and governance to the organization’s mission to provide compassionate care, education and support to terminally ill patients and their families, regardless of ability to pay.
About Community Hospice
Community Hospice is the largest and oldest nonprofit hospice agency in the Central Valley. Serving the community since 1979, Community Hospice has cared for thousands of friends and neighbors offering compassionate and quality care, education and support to terminally ill patients and families, regardless of ability to pay. Care extends to over 2000 patients each year in private homes, skilled nursing facilities, retirement communities and at the 16-bed inpatient Community Hospice Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Community Hospice also provides bereavement and grief support to anyone in the community. For more information, please call (209) 578-6300 or visit hospiceheart.org.
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Darlen De Leon serves as a LVN for the Community Hospice. His positive attitude and dedication to the mission of Community Hospice is an inspiration. Thank you for all your hard work, Darlen!
Washington D.C. – 07/27/2018 –The National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives (NANOE) is pleased to announce the appointment of DeSha McLeod to NANOE’s prestigious 2018 Board of Governors. McLeod has been called upon to refine, improve, and strengthen New Guidelines for Tomorrow’s Nonprofit (Second Edition) a new set of governing guidelines that supercharge nonprofit capacity-building.
NANOE National Director, Tracy Ebarb, shared, “DeSha has joined a working group that will peer-review a new set of capacity-building guidelines rooted in principles of moral agency, stewardship, freedom of speech, freedom of peaceful assembly, ethical practice, and transparency that supercharge charity. DeSha is one of society’s guardians who use their expertise to ensure everyone experiences a life worth living.”
NANOE’s Nominations Committee was co-chaired by Bishop Redfern II, Charlotte Berry, Kathleen Robinson & Tracy Ebarb. Nominees were suggested by members of AFP, CFRE, AHP, ASAE, CASE, United Way, National Development Institute, Nonprofit Associations, Industry Associations, and other local and national leaders.
McLeod will be honored alongside fellow Governors March 26-27, 2019 in Charleston, SC at NANOE’s Annual Board of Governors Convention & Expo.
NANOE is our Nation’s only unifying legislative body comprised of Governors nominated from all 50 United States who oversee the codification of guidelines that govern sound charitable practice.
To learn more about NANOE please visit https://NANOE.org
Nancy Houghton serves as our Camp Director for Camp Erin of the Central Valley. Her positive attitude and dedication to the mission of Community Hospice is an inspiration. Thank you for all your hard work, Nancy!
Karen Aiello serves as our Administrative Assistant for the Community Hospice Foundation. Her positive attitude and dedication to the mission of Community Hospice is an inspiration. Thank you for all your hard work, Karen!