Louisville, Ky. – October 30, 2018 – For 15 years, the Hall of Fame at Signature HealthCARE has celebrated the stories and accomplishments of long-term care patients and the people who choose to serve them. Across 10 states today, Signature’s Hall of Fame is growing with the stories of accomplished patients, elders, stakeholders, volunteers and community leaders.
“It’s important that future generations and future healthcare leaders hear these stories,” said Angie McAllister, Signature’s Director of Cultural Transformation, said.
Inducted into this year’s Hall of Fame are nominees from age 13 years old to 104 years old and with accomplishments including: World War II, Korean War and Vietnam veterans and award-winning nurses, CNAs, and other healthcare leaders. These are only a few of their stories.
Coy Booker is a devoted volunteer and leader in his eighth-grade class. He will be inducted into Signature HealthCARE of Colonial’s Hall of Fame.
Bob Steele served in the military during the Korean War, received the National Defense Medal and was awarded the Navy Service Medal in 1956. He will be inducted into Signature HealthCARE of Jacksonville’s Hall of Fame.
Charles William Gill served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a Tech Sergeant and is the last charter member of the Little League Football Program. He will be inducted into Signature HealthCARE of Coshocton’s Hall of Fame.
Nelda Wade, a Certified Nursing Assistant of over 32 years, was awarded the Orange County Department on Aging Outstanding Direct Care Worker Leadership Award. She will be inducted into Signature HealthCARE of Chapel Hill’s Hall of Fame.
Terry Durham received the Social Services Worker of the Year Award from the Tennessee Health Care Association and the Caring More Award from Crossroads Hospice. She will be inducted into At Signature HealthCARE of Memphis’ Hall of Fame.
Billy Weaver served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was one of the very first members of the Army’s elite fighting force, the Green Berets. He will be inducted into Signature HealthCARE of Erin’s Hall of Fame.
James Wilson is a veteran of the United States 101st Airborne Division and served during the Allied invasion of France in 1944. James is 100 years young and will be inducted into Signature HealthCARE of Hillcrest’s Hall of Fame.
Molly was a beloved furry friend to dozens at Signature HealthCARE of Bowling Green where she will be inducted into their Hall of Fame.
Hall of Fame inductees are nominated by these categories: academia, author, community involvement, military servicemen, entrepreneur, founder, journalism, leadership, personal accomplishments, professional accomplishments, public service, sports, theater and entertainment and volunteerism.