The Ben and Adith Miller Community Service Tribute is awarded to an outstanding person, persons or community organization who has made a significant difference and positive impact on the Winona region and/or Winona Health. Candidates will be evaluated on their generosity of time, spirit, energy and/or charitable donations. Nomination forms are available online at winonahealth.org/tribute and nominations will be accepted through Friday, February 14.
The Ben & Adith Miller Community Service Tribute was established by the late community philanthropist, Benjamin A. Miller, in the name of his wife, Adith. In addition to a special recognition dinner at Cedar Valley Restaurant, the family of Ben & Adith Miller and RTP Company honors the recipient with a $25,000 contribution to the Ben & Adith Miller Patient Care Fund to assist area individuals and families.
Irene Renk received the Ben & Adith Miller Community Service Tribute in 2013. Renk was recognized for her fifty years of work with several area organizations and events. Renk is known for her ability to recruit volunteers by acting as a mentor.
Written nominations are being accepted now through February 14. For more information including a nomination form, visit winonahealth.org/tribute. If questions, call 507.474-3264 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previous Ben & Adith Miller Community Service Tribute recipients:
2012 Irene Renk
2011 Marlene Kohner
2010 Jenny Kahl
2009 Justin Green
2008 Nancy Iglesias
2007 Dennis Theede and Home and Community Options
2006 Karen and O.J. Fawcett
2005 Donna Helble
2004 Kent Gernander
2003 Marilyn and Keith Schwab, Kim and Pete Schwab
2002 L. “Max” DeBolt
2001 Rose Anderson and Diane Barge
2000 Carol and Dan Barr
1999 Joette and Michael Gostomski
1998 Roger Metz
1997 Nancy and Mark Kristensen
1996 Dave Arnold and Dan Rukavina
1995 Pete Woodworth
1994 Dr. Frank and Ruth Bures
1993 Sue Cornwell
1992 Bob Kierlin
1991 Tom Graham
1990 Gary Evans
1989 Pauline Knight
1988 Tom and Judith Stark, Dr. Roger and Helen Hartwich, John and Helen David