Classic Woman Awards 2010
Lynn Halloran Reecer, Aboite New Trails|
descriptionTraditional Home Classic Woman Award honoree Lynn Halloran Reecer describes how she spearheaded efforts to built a network of multiuse trails in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Gretchen Holt Witt, Cookies for Kids' Cancer
Traditional Home Classic Woman Award honoree Gretchen Holt Witt discusses the inspiration and founding of Cookies for Kids' Cancer.A 100% of the prospect of those cookies goes directly to pediatric cancer research . The other way to people can get -- by holding a bake sale since the beginning of cookies for kids cancer we have helped him on several. Critical clinical trials for pediatric cancer. -- -- He is the most beautiful child he is my inspiration. But every. Child it was going to invest. Is awesome my inspiration. Cookies for kids cancer will be around. As long as there's pediatric cancer trials that are sitting on shelves. Waiting for finding. It's as simple as that there's a child sitting on a shelf. Then we
Kathy Hull, George Mark Children's House
Traditional Home Classic Woman Award honoree Kathy Hull discusses the home she cofounded for terminally ill children, the George Mark Children's House.I'm doctor Kathy Howell and clinical psychologist in co-founder of church for children's house in San Leandro California. Church for children's house is the first freestanding facility of its kind in the United States . That provides. And of life care for children who are humans and terminal illness we also do respite care . For families have a child and has a chronic illness. When people walk in different George church they're usually surprised. By theliterally mean in. We also have a big play room has a pool table has lots of games in Torre's. We have this face rear of the childhood specialist has projects with the kids. We have. A water therapy space which is have a wonderful. Gifts to kids so many of them -- operating room with limited ability. There weren't any other facilities like first United States we are the pilot program for. Pediatric healthcare and my services and -- residential settings are repeat kids we call for suppliers.
Jamie Amelio, Caring For Cambodia
Traditional Home Classic Woman Award honoree Jamie Amelio describes the origins and ongoing work of the organization she founded, Caring For Cambodia.myself wow I have a lot to do you care. The. First school building that we put -- was in 2003. By the end of the first year we have 375. Students that had a backpack. That had school supplies they no longer had to share pencil. They have their own no fun and had a bicycle to get to school. We
Violeta Singson, Philippine Free Medical Clinic
Traditional Home Classic Woman Award honoree Violeta Singson describes the origins and ongoing work of the free medical clinic she founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.-- Undefeated in coats -- out and -- extensive foundation. For a medical clinic in Milwaukee . Wisconsin . About ten years ago when they thought. A steady increase in the number of uninsured patients in the pediatric practice. I said to myself. -- good time for me. -- Coming up on -- project of having nothing medical clinic and I felt good and doctors and nurses and asked if they would be living. To help me start Islam project of mine. Since its inception. Ten years ago and we have had about 200 volunteers. So on any given day we have at least to me adaptors. 68 nexus pharmacy staff and -- comes back. My biggest role in the clinic rather than being -- medical director . And if he gets Haitian. He's being dead meat ethernet. And a knee deep in -- It makes me feel good to know and give the patients know them. -- the first -- unless things and
Mary Beth Schewitz, The Max Schewitz Foundation
Traditional Home Classic Woman Award honoree Mary Beth Schewitz discusses the reason behind the organization she founded: making EKG tests standard for young adults.outcomes than their radiation tax. We advocated that every child in the United States yet in any -- -- and -- visible. Starting at age fourteen and repeated every ten years. Because the body changes over