Plaza of Heroes
The Plaza of Heroes is another ongoing fundraiser which supports the work of the hospital and clinics. You can purchase a brick, again in memory of or in honor of someone, and it will be placed around the fountain in front of the hospital main entrance. For more details Click here.
When you purchase a brick, please consider writing a biography about the person you’re purchasing the brick for. This can be as lengthy or brief as you’d like it to be, and it will be put on the Foundation website. Examples are posted if you’d like to see some samples. Click here to submit your biography. Bricks are available for purchase purchase online. By doing so you have left a permanent legacy for your loved one while supporting the VGH Tradition of healing.
Select the First Letter of the Last Name to see Biographies!
2016 Tree of Lights Donors
Tree of Lights
It is with deep gratitude that we thank all of our 2016 Tree of Lights donors. Donations to the 2016 Tree of Lights will go to construction of the new clinic unless otherwise designated.
Gifts of Hope Donors
Thank you to our 2017 Party in Park 5K Walk/Run sponsors:
Afton Marie Photography; Arnold Motors; Frank & Yvette Baker; Benton County Farm Bureau; Betterton Family Chiropractic P.C.; Vicky Buckingham; Cedar Valley Bank & Trust; Clingman Pharmacy, Inc; Clipper Corner; Eden Mutual Insurance Association; Edwards Plumbing & Heating; Fareway; Farm Bureau Financial Services; Farmers Savings Bank & Trust; Randy and Cindy Forsyth; Doris Holst; LaGrange Pharmacy; Jay & Michele Laash; Lutheran Home Communities; Dr. Maggie and Jeff Mangold; Martin Bros. Food Market; McDowells; Dr. Brian and Linda Meeker; Monkeytown; Mossman Law Firm; New Beginnings Salon & Spa; North Benton Ambulance; Palace Theater; Red Shed Auto; Sole Sisters; Sara Stuefen DDS PC; Tharp Design; Three Rivers Insurance LLC; Tom’s Auto Restoration; Charlotta Toth-Fisher; Dawana Trasak; Trekman Racing; US Bank; Vinton Counseling Service; Vinton Fire Department; Vinton Newspapers & Livewire; Vinton Parks & Recreation; Vinton Police Department; Vinton Tire & Auto Repair; Vinton Today; Vinton Trophy & Awards; US Bank; We Run LLC; Wilson-Hite Insurance, Inc.; Windsor Manor Assisted Living Community; Rick & Yvonne Zimpfer
Legacy Circle Donors
The following people and companies have contributed to the Tradition of Healing established by Virginia Walcutt Gay when she gave the City of Vinton $50,000 to build a hospital in 1917. Each donor listed below has given $10,000 or more to support the mission of Virginia Gay Hospital, Clinics, Home Health, Nursing & Rehab. Please contact the Virginia Gay Hospital Health Care Foundation office if you are interested in joining those who have made this commitment to caring. Thank you to all who have given, and who will give, so generously.
Dr. Chad D. and Sorina Abernathy and Family; Roger and Dorothy Albert; John and Beverly Anderson; John and Dottie Anderson; Robert Anderson; Anonymous- Two Gifts; Dr. S.L. and Dottie Anthony
Charles and Rita Barron; Ida Beam; Benton County Community Foundation; Big Timber, Inc.
C.R. Radiology; Cargill; Carlson Estate; Cedar Valley Bank and Trust; Clickstop, Inc.; Jon and Julie Clingman; Grace Colston; James and Virginia Cram; Charles Cummings
Mary Edith Sikes Detwiler; Alice C. Donels; Ron and Kay Dowd
East Central REC; Don and Gwen Eells; Drs. Pete and Michelle Elgin; Keith and Janet Elwick; Mike and Cindy Elwick; Keith and Katherine Ervin
Farmers Savings Bank; Bennett and Yvonne Fischer; Vernon Flechner; Dr. G.A. and Nadine Fry; J.W. Fry
Dave and Sue Gates; Louise Gilchrist; Dr. C.C. Griffin; John F. Grovert; Delia Grovert; Natalie Grubb; Warren Gulick; Wm. Donald Gunn
Craig and Brenda Hackbarth; Gilbert and Rose Hansen; Robert and Ann Harrison; Hawkeye Bank of Vinton; George and Jean Herger; Henry Herger; Dave and Marcia Hite; Esther Ann Hite; James and Jackie Hodgson; Leroy Holst; William Hopper
Ideal Industries, Inc.; IES; Iowa Medical Clinic
Lloyd and Jean Jammer; Paul Jones
Karr Tuckpointing; Kurt and Lu Karr; Dick and Roberta Kerdus; John Ketchen; Mark Kinsel; L.J. Kirkland; Margaret Knuth; Jon and Kristina Kremer
LaGrange Pharmacy; Bob and Jane LaGrange; Dr. Gene and Kathy Lariviere; Patrick and Ann Lyons
Inez Maile; Manatt’s Inc.; Jeff and Dr. Margaret Mangold; Ted and Jeanne Mann; Marlyn Mayhew; Jack and Marilyn McAllister; Jack and Marjorie McDowell; Arlene Meek; Dr. Brian and Linda Meeker; Deloris Michael; Jeanette Miller; Dr. Joseph Monahan II; Keith and Becky Mossman; Mark and Kathy Mossman; Murphy Memorial Golf Tournament, Rick and Paula Murphy; Rick and Paula Murphy
Trent and Dawn Packingham; David and Rebecca Primus
Rehabvisions; Michael and Beverly Riege; Rodgers Family (Maude, Della, Hazel, Warren); Jan Roth
Verle and Janet Sanders; Dr. Duane and Diane Schmidt; Dean and Jane Schminke; John and Jacqueline Schoettmer; Rev. John P. Schwab; Lula Schwaberau; A.C. Strauch; John and Olive Strawn
Mark and Carol Timmer; T-J Gas, Tom and Eunice Pingenot; Marcia E. Traer
Van Land Corporation, Van Steenhuyse Family; Dave and Lisa Vermedahl
Dr. D.C. Weideman; Yvonne Weideman; Richard and Gladys Werner; Darlene Werning; Edwin and Melba Werning; Margaret Will; Dennis and Ann Williams; Richard and Janet Williams
Charles and Helen Yundt; John and Lynn Yundt
Van and Julie Zimmer
Quality Care Close to Home: Capital Campaign Donors
Cornerstone Gifts ($20,000 or more):
John and Dottie Anderson; Cargill; Clickstop; Don and Gwen Eels Family; Farmers Savings Bank and Trust (William C. Talen and Darlys Hulme); Ideal Industries (Pat & Ann Lyons); Dr. Brian and Linda Meeker; Trent and Dawn Packingham; RehabVisions; Jan Roth; Helen I. Yundt
Legacy Gifts ($19,000-$10,000):
Anonymous; Ron and Kay Dowd; Gilchrist Trust; Gilbert and Rosean Hansen; Robert and Ann Harrison; Dr. Gene Lariviere; Dr. Maggie and Jeff Mangold; Dr. Brian and Linda Meeker; Mike and Bev Riege; Dean and Jane Schminke; T-J Gas Company; VGH Cardiopulmonary Rehab; Darlene Werning; Richard and Janet Williams; Van and Julie Zimmer
Roger and Dorothy Albert; Anonymous; Terry and Terri Buelow; Cedar Valley Bank & Trust; East Central Iowa REC; Dr. Michelle Elgin; Kim and Todd Frank; Dave and Sue Gates; Brenda J. Hackbarth; James and Juanita Hargrave; Gerald and Marcy Horst; Kurt and Lu Karr; Richard and Roberta Kerdus; John and Deb Ketchen; La Grange Pharmacy; Elmer and Dorothy Miller; Mark and Kathy Mossman; William and Teddi Newton; David and Rebecca Primus; John and Jacqueline Schoettmer; Michele Schoonover; Dale and Donna Sutton; Frank, Kathy VanSteenhuyse; Dave and Lisa Vermedahl; John and Lynn Yundt
Community Supporters ($4,999-$1,000):
Mert and Claudette Alpers; Anonymous; Brad and Brenda Bartz; Garth and Pat Beatty; Dr. David and Gail Beecher; Brooks and Jennifer Burkhart; Coots Materials Company; Brenda Corkery; James and Virginia Cram; Geri Davis; Barry and Tracy Dietsch; Larry and Linda Druschel; John and Pauline Elwick; Keith and Janet Elwick; Bruce and Joyce Erickson; The Ervin Family (Keith, Kathie, Susan, Carol, Bill); Lorraine B. Fix; Benny and Carol Geater; Rich & Mary Jo Hainstock; Tom and Dana Hanson; Carolyn Hibbs, James and Jacquelyn Hodgson; Ken and Regina Huelman; Tom and Terese Husnik; Melissa Jessen; Jon and Kristina Kremer; Don and Jan Logan; Dean and Kathy Luze; Don Lyle; Melissa Macku; Ted and Jeanne Mann; Gary and Jill Marlow; Donna Martin; Marlyn Mayhew; Rick and Paula Murphy; Dr. Jasmine Nabi; Bob and Connie Ogier; Chuck & Connie Peterson; Ed and Carol Pickart; David and Diane Pippert; David and Mary Ann Pladsen (In memory of Troy David Pladsen); Rick and Pam Primmer; Dale and JoAnn Schmidt; Edna Shain; Dr. David Sheff and Dr. Waltraud Maierhofer; Lee and Barbara Smith; Monica Stark; John and Sharon Stiegelmeyer; Delores Stueck Memorial; Sutton Farms (Doug and Brenda); Theisen’s (More For Your Community Grant Program); Mark, Craig and Mike Timmer and Families; Mike and Eileen Timmermans; US Bank; Vinton Community Foundation; Vinton Family Medical Clinic; Vinton Lions Club; Gladys Werner; David and Kathy Wessling; Mark and Deb Wilberg; Ross and Shirley Wiley; Dean and Lori Williams; Alan and Janet Woodhouse
Foundation Members (up to $999):
Jerry Ahrenstein; Jerry and Karon Ahrenstein; Lou and Larry Albers; Jessica Albertsen; Robert and Carla Albertsen; John and Barb Anderson; Debra and Dean Andes; Katy Annis; Anonymous; Kirk and Carilyn Appleby; Trisha Armstrong; Orville and Lynette Backenhus; Pat and Judy Baird; Nancy Baldwin; Jennifer Bahr; Tammy Baldridge; Colette Barkdoll; Phil and Linda Barkdoll; Barron Chiropractic (Scott Barron); The Barron Family; George and Marta Bauer; Robert Baughman; Larry and Elaine Bearbower; Peggy Bearbower; Carmie Behrens; Rebecca J. Bergeson; Berry Family; Rachelle Berry; Bethlehem Lutheran Church; Jerome and Shirley Bickel; Big Timber; Norma Bivona; Nancy Blank; Karl and Mary Ann Blumer; Megan Bogard; Bethany Boisen; Rosemary Boisen; Philip Borleske; Janice S. Bray; Dick Bridge; Helen M. Brown; Toby Brown; Dyann Buckingham; Terry and Terri Buelow; Michele Burnes, PA-C; Dr. Larry and Lori Burr; Lee Campbell; Lela Campbell; Bret and Lesa Caspers; Harold and Barb Cassens; Patricia Cayton; Chelsea Savings Bank; Deb and Larry Christianson; Lori Clark, Class of 1954; Jon and Julie Clingman; Clingman Pharmacy; Milo Cobb Family; Mike Cottrell; Rebecca Covington; Alan Coyle; Dick and Phyllis Davis; Frieda Davis; Wayne and Sheila Demmel; Eleanor DeSilva and Elma Geater; Virginia Deterding; Donald Dill; Kelsey Dolash; Larry and Linda Druschel; Bonnie Duetsch; Joyce M. Dufresne; Leona Dulin; Martha Easter; Tina Eden; Carl Edmonds Family; Edward Jones Company.; Norma Ellis; Ron and Judy Elwick; Duane and Pamela England; Waunita Enken; Chelsea and Mike Erhardt; Josephine Erickson Memorial; Ronda Erickson; Ervin Motor Company (Employees); Denise Evans; Joan Evans; Trudy Evans; Diana L. Everett; Rich and Nancy Farmer; Trudy Fee; Jon and Ruth Fennern; Michele Fischer; Erica Foshe (Everett); Marie Therese Foth; Kim and Todd Frank; Peyton Frank; Taylor Frank; Donald Franzenburg; Ronda Frickson; William and Barbara Fuchs; Larry and Donna Funk; Jessica Gainey; Charles W. Gardner; Maurice and Pat Gardner; Maci and Clara Garwood Family; Carol E. Gassen; Glenn and Sue Geater; Roger and Mary Geater; Thomas Geiger; Walter and Alice Gille; Janet Tobin Goetz; Nancy Good; Barbara and Marc Greenlee; Chuck Greenwood; Walter and Ruth Grimes; Robert T., Carol J., and Jeremy J. Grimm; Ed and Celia Haag; Lois C. Haag; Rick and Betsy Hadley; Rick and Betsy Hadley in memory of Forrest Bolte; Russell and Kristy Haefer; Kristin Halstead; Marissa Halstead; Doug Hanneman, DDS; Tom and Dana Hanson; Brian Hartz; Danny and Dianne Hartz; A. Curtis and Judie K. Hass; Mr. and Mrs. William Hazlett; Jessica Henkle; Terry and Paulette Henkle; Sally Hepker; Tracey Herink; Maribelle Hesson and Family; Hesson Properties; Tammy Hicok; Jim and Elaine Hilliard; Gary Hilmer; Esther Ann Hite; Marcia Hite; Larry and Vicky Holst; Lu A. Horak; Dave and Ann Horner; Trenton Husted; Jim and Joan Hyde; IMCA; In honor of : Dani, Doug, Cole and Roo; Marion Isbell; Sherri Isbell; Sharon and James Johannsen; John’s Qwik Stop; Dolores Johnson; Selma M. Kaiser; Pam Keel; Gary and Bev Kisling; Harry Klumph, Jr.; Koops Automotive; Mark and Michele Koppedryer; Larry and Suzanne Kotouc; Helen Kozlik; Keith and Judy Kramer; Juanita Krivanek; Alison LaGrange; Bob and Jane LaGrange; Jane LaGrange; Leo and Audrey LaLonde; Rick Lazenby and Suzy Robinson; Amy Lane; Joan Lensch; Martha F. Lundberg; Robert and Carol Lutz; Lon and Diane Lyphout; Lori and Duane Lyphout; Tammy Madsen; Inez Maile; Regina Malaska; Duane and Sue Mangold; Geraldine M. Martin; Robin Martin; Donald and Jo Ann Mayhew; Sharon McAvan; Brie and Dan McKenna; Dean and Monica McKenna; Paul and Rhonda McClintock; Herb and Dilyn McNeill; Jerry and Julia Meadows; Arlene Merchant Family; Barbara Merchant, Hazel Merchant; Charles and Doris Meredith; Eldo and Shirley Meyer; Alan and Cindy Michael; Jerry and Jacki Michael; Keri Michael and Cori Michel; Raymond Michael; Christine Mienders; Jennifer Miller; Lyle and Shirley Miller; Mark and Cindy Miller; Stephenie Miller; Boyd Milroy Family; James and Tamra Mitchell; Lynn Montgomery; Larry J. Moody; Hugh and Barb Mossman; Andy Motto; Leanna Mraz; Lois Mulvaney; Sharon Myers Family; Stacy Nabholz; Tammy Neuendorf; Rosie Neve Memorial; Wayne Neve; Wayne and Rosie Neve; Benjamin Nigg; Bill and Faye Nolan; Robert and Winifred Nolan; Robert and Molly Noren; Rosemary Ransom Nuki; Mary O’Brien; O’Grady Chemical; Randy and Glory Ohrt; Bill and Margie Ortgiesen; Dolores Palmer and Family; Parkinsons Association of Vinton; Greg and Kay Peacock; Roger Peters; Dale and Andrea Petersen; Jeff and Patty Peterson; Gerri Pickering; Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Pickering; Dave and Mary Ann Pladsen; Keith Poldberg; Harry and Karen Popelka; Melissa Purdy; Larry and Cheryl Radeke; Jennifer Rake; Jill Reese; Mike and Sherry Reifenstahl; Jim Relf; Todd Reynolds; Ralph Richardson; Ruth Richardson; Mary Richart; Jean Ridenour; Dottie Riepe; Florence Rippel; Suzy Robinson; Carl and Kathy Root; Marjorie H. Rouse; Norm and Zelda Sackett; Kris Salzman; Stevi Salzman; Dwight and Bonnie Sanders; Leann Sauer; Hazel R. Schanbacher; Clemens and Debra Schemmel; Pauline Schirm; Ms. Cora F. Schoenfelder; Bethany Schrage; Mary Schoonover; Mary, Peg, Mike, Mark and Tom Schoonover; Ken and Joyce Schueler; Doris Schulze; Roger and Barbara Schwartz; Nancy Scott and Family; Goldie Shaffer; Becky J. Shaw; Bob and Phyllis Simnacher; Melissa Sivola; Barb and Lee Smith; Cody and Melissa Smith; Lori Smith; Melissa Smith; Jaime Stein; Dawn Stephenson; Denice Stephenson; Emmett and Denice Stephenson; LaVonne Stephenson; Darly and Pauline Stout; Ted and Fran Stueck; Sara Stuefen; Dale and Donna Sutton; Kim Swore; The Sysouchanh Family; Emily Takes; John and Jennifer Takes; Melissa and Scott Tandy and Family; Kendall and Marcia Taylor; Anthony Thomsen; Gene and Judy Thurman; Amanda Todd; Bill and Judy Travis; Rosemary Trimble; Ken and Bonnie Troe; LuAnn Urlaub; Diana VanBuskirk; Dolores and Hank Van Eschen; City of Van Horne; Vinton American Legion Auxiliary Unit 57; Vinton Cruise Committee; Vinton Lions Club; VGH Acute Care; VGH Business Office; VGH Employee Appreciation Committee; VGH Environmental Services; VGH Home Health; VGH Imaging Department; VGH Lab Department; VGH Nursing and Rehab; VGH OR/HIM; VGH Q.I. Department; VGH Therapy Department; Stephanie Vogeler, PA-C; Angela Wacha; Donna Walker; Yvonne L. Weideman; David A. Werner; Glenn and Marg Werning; Reta Westercamp; LaVonn Westcott and Charles Cox; Vicki Whipple; Linda C. Wieditz; Ruth A. Wieditz; Wayne Wieditz; Tiffany Wigfall; Dennis and Ann Williams; Howard and Janet Williams; Bernice Wilson; Don and Dixie Wilson; Doug and Kim Wilson; Glenna Wilt; Doris Winter; Linus and Doris Winter; Marvin Witt; Leo Wobeter; Woodhouse Family; Edwin Yedlik Family; Deborah Zmolek; Loren and Deb Zmolek
Business donors generate a pronounced impact demonstrating inspired and thoughtful giving. Their generosity creates a ripple effect of support for VGH and our delivery of healthcare in the community achieving a long lasting effect. The Virginia Gay Hospital Health Care Foundation thanks our business donors for their continued support.
Additional information is available by contacting Robin Martin,
VGH Foundation Office
502 N. 9th Ave.
Vinton, IA 52349
Phone (319) 472-6375