Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight – Kendall Short

December 1, 2017 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Kendall Short for her contributions to the facility. Kendall lives in Unionville and is in the 8th grade at Prospect Heights Middle School in Orange. Kendall is the daughter of Martha Robeson and Benny Short and has been a part of Dogwood Village all of her life. Her mother,... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Doris Shumake

November 1, 2017 — Ms. Doris Shumake was born and raised in Louisa, Virginia and attended Louisa County High School. After high school Doris worked for the Bank of America in Orange for ten years. Doris and her husband, Buddy, moved to Orange, Virginia in 1960 and raised two sons, Mark and Shawn. She retired from working for the... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Brenda Dillion

September 29, 2017 — Brenda Dillion was born in Charlottesville, Virginia on May 24, 1947. She is the youngest child of Sandy and Reba Shifflett. She has two brothers and three sisters and attended Orange County High School. Brenda has been married to her husband, Jerry, for fifty two years. Together they have four children, nine grandchildren and six... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – September 2017

September 1, 2017 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Corey Noble for his contributions to the facility. Corey lives in Spotsylvania County and is the son of Zac and Gae Noble. He recently graduated from Averett University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Management: Aviation Business. Corey has both a pilots and drone operator license and started flying... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – August 2017

July 31, 2017 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Cherri Conner Lawson for her contributions to the facility. Cherri was born in Paducah, Kentucky Lake and at the age of eight she started going to Bear Creek Girl Scout Camp on the lake. She went every summer until she was old enough to become a counselor. Camp was... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – July 2017

June 30, 2017 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Roberta Jalbert for her contributions to the facility. Jalbert graduated from High School in Hanover, New Hampshire in 1967. She was later married and the couple raised three children while living in Ipswich, Maine for 25 years. Roberta loves gardening and started helping her parents when she was 5... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – June 2017

June 1, 2017 — Julie Connelly was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Her dad owned a family printing and office supply company which his parents opened in 1904. Her parents each had a number of brothers and sisters, allowing her and her sister to spend lots of time with cousins, aunts and uncles who lived nearby. Her mom loved... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Bobbye Davies

May 1, 2017 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Bobbye Davies for her contributions to the facility. Davies is a graduate from Maryville College in Tennessee with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and later received a Master’s Degree in Education from UVA. She landed a job with Grymes Memorial School and worked for more than 20 years while... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – April 2017

March 31, 2017 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize students from Grymes Memorial School for their contributions to the facility. For more than 20 years there has been a partnership between Dogwood Village and Grymes School; whereby, students have connected with our residents developing special relationships. These friendships often extend to visits with the students and their family... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Trent Carr

March 1, 2017 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Trent Carr for his service to the facility. Trent is the son of Kim and Troy Carr of Rhoadesville. Trent is a senior at Orange County High School and enjoys hunting, wrestling, golf and fishing. He works part-time at Meadows Farm Golf Course. Trent would eventually like to work... Read More