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Brenda Davis receives a Governor’s volunteer award

July 21, 2013
Reinbeck Courier

Brenda Davis of Reinbeck received a 2013 Governor's Volunteer Award from Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds during a special recognition ceremony held June 25 in Cedar Falls.

The Governor's Volunteer Awards (GVA) program was created in 1982, with inaugural awards presented in 1983. What began as a small program only available to state government agencies has expanded over the years and now provides all Iowa nonprofit, charitable and government organizations with an easy way to honor their volunteers with a prestigious state-level recognition award. Several hundred volunteers are recognized each year with awards in one of four categories: Individual, Group, Length of Service or Disaster Volunteer.

"The Governor and I sincerely congratulate all of this year's award recipients," said Lt. Governor Reynolds. "All are very deserving of the honor, and we thank them for their tremendous and selfless efforts and devotion to make a difference."

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Brenda Davis receives the Governor’s Volunteer Award from Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds.

Brenda was honored with an individual Volunteer Award by the Grundy County Memorial Hospital for serving on the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Board of Commissioners since 2007. Mrs. Davis has chaired the Finance and Compliance Committee as the Treasurer and is now serving as Board Chair. Under her direction, the hospital has completed a $13 million building expansion and received multiple national patient satisfaction awards while focusing on excellence in clinical outcomes. Brenda has a passion for financial detail and has led the Board in refining their skills of reviewing financial reports and asking the right questions.

The Governor's Volunteer Award program is coordinated by the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service and the Governor's Office. For more information, visit or call 515.725.3094.



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