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Volunteer ombudsman receives award

Volunteer ombudsman receives award

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program of Greater St. Louis and Northeast Missouri recently recognized ombudsman volunteer Gillen ‘Gil’ Goughenour with the Making a Difference Award for going above and beyond in her support of the organization’s mission. She has volunteered as the ombudsman for Bethesda Dilworth, the largest skilled nursing facility in the state, since 2004. She also serves as the ‘lead buddy’ for other volunteer ombudsman in training and raised more than $1,500 last year for the advocacy organization. Goughenour has tutored at Blades Elementary School for years and lived in south county before moving to Kirkwood. Pictured, from left, are: Mary Lynn Faunda Donovan, executive director; Goughenour; and Cheryl Wilson, director of ombudsman services.

    Volunteer ombudsman receives award

    Volunteer ombudsman receives award

    The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program of Greater St. Louis and Northeast Missouri recently recognized ombudsman volunteer Gillen ‘Gil’ Goughenour with the Making a Difference Award for going above and beyond in her support of the organization’s mission. She has volunteered as the ombudsman for Bethesda Dilworth, the largest skilled nursing facility in the state, since 2004. She also serves as the ‘lead buddy’ for other volunteer ombudsman in training and raised more than $1,500 last year for the advocacy organization. Goughenour has tutored at Blades Elementary School for years and lived in south county before moving to Kirkwood. Pictured, from left, are: Mary Lynn Faunda Donovan, executive director; Goughenour; and Cheryl Wilson, director of ombudsman services.

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