"We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give." -Sir Winston Churchill
Pioneer Memorial Foundation
Pioneer Memorial Foundation is a non-profit organization formed to guide fundraising efforts for Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services.
Newly elected officers of the Foundation include: President, Bill Hansen, Centerville, Economic Development Coordinator/Banker/Farmer; Vice President, Melanie Parsons, Viborg, Parsons' Insurance Agency and Parsons' Tax Service, and Secretary/Treasurer, Mark Kasten Parker, State Farm Insurance Agent for Parker and Freeman. Other area volunteers serving on the Foundation Board include: Arlen Jensen, Viborg, hobby farmer and former PMH&HS Board member Dr. George Jenter, Sturgis, Osteopathic Family Physician, Charles Larsen, Hurley, Retired Farmer, Eldon Nygaard, Vermillion/Viborg, State Legislator/Attorney/Farmer/Business Owner, Bob Satter, Irene, Retired Banker, and Blanche Vannorsdel, Viborg, Farmer/Owner.
Hospital Board Representatives on the Foundation include Melanie Parsons, President, Gary Ward, Centerville, Attorney, Vice President, and Paul Christensen, Viborg, Vision Video, Secretary.
Hospital staff represented on the Board includes Georgia Pokorney, CEO, Anne Christiansen, CFO, Brendyn Richards, Director of Development, and Kathy Skotvold, Administrative Assistant (Recorder/Minutes).
Committee assignments are: Policy, Melanie Parsons, chair, Dr. George Jenter, Eldon Nygaard and Blanche Vannorsdel members; Finance, Bob Satter, chair, Paul Christensen, Bill Hansen and Mark Kasten, members; and Nominating, Gary Ward, chair, Arlen Jensen and Charles Larsen, members.
Pioneer Memorial Friends
Our "Friends" program was established as a way to provide individuals, families and businesses the opportunity to support the missions and goals of Pioneer Memorial. We rely on our Friends unselfish support to enhance and strengthen our programs and services and to help upgrade technology and equipment.
There are several ways to participate in our Friends program. Ways To Give