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Volunteer Spotlight – Luke

July 1, 2020 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Luke for his contributions to the facility. Luke, a beautiful golden retriever, has been visiting the facility with his owner, Len Koczur for nearly 9 years on a weekly basis. The residents have thoroughly enjoyed the gentle nature of the animal and looked forward to his weekly visits. Sadly,... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Kim Deloriea

June 1, 2020 — Dogwood Village of Orange County would like to recognize Kim Deloriea for her contributions to the facility. Kim is currently employed by Dogwood Village as a Physical Therapy Assistant after receiving an Associate of Applied Sciences from Maria College in Albany, New York. Kim has been employed by Dogwood Village for more than 20 years... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Kailey Grannan

May 1, 2020 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Kailey Grannan for her contributions to the facility. Kailey is a senior at Orange County High School and has been accepted to Gallaudet University for the deaf and hard of hearing. Kailey loves to participate in theatrical performances and has been in numerous plays performed at the High School... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Mariya Zlyden

April 1, 2020 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Mariya Zlyden for her contributions to the facility. Mariya was born in Dnipro, Ukraine and moved to Odessa with her family when she was 13 years old. Mariya is a 15-year-old exchange student attending OCHS working in a FLEX program (Future Leaders Exchange). The Academic Year in America Foundation... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Larry Sappington

March 2, 2020 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Larry Sappington for his contributions to the facility. Sappington was born and raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. He received a Bachelor’s of Forestry from West Virginia University and a Master’s of Forestry from Virginia Tech. He is married to Alyson and they have a son, Ryan and... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Jim Beavers

January 31, 2020 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Jim Beavers for his contributions to the facility. Jim was born in Roanoke, Virginia and came to faith in Christ as a young man and subsequently served in lay leadership roles for over 30 years. Later he earned his Master of Divinity and was ordained an Anglican priest in... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Boys and Girls Club of Orange

January 2, 2020 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize the Boys and Girls Club of Orange for their contributions to the facility. The Boys and Girls Club youth have been volunteering in the facility for nearly 10 years assisting with activities and visiting residents on a monthly basis. Kaitlin Jenkins, Director shared that the youth look forward to... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Anna Marie DeMio Dowen

December 2, 2019 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Anna Marie DeMio Dowen for her contributions to the facility. Anna Marie grew up in the Midwest where art and all its possibilities caught her attention very early on in life.  She felt like an artist from the first moment she put line to paper. This led her to... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Hailey Davis

November 1, 2019 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Hailey Davis for her contributions to the facility. Hailey is a sophomore at Orange County Highschool and the daughter of Rebecca and Bobby painter. Hailey is a member of Northside Baptist Church and enjoys working with children. She has 3 brothers and several pets. Her favorite past-time is watching... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Golden Horseshoe Volunteers

October 1, 2019 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize the Golden Horseshoe Volunteers for their many contributions to the facility since 1970. This amazing group of volunteers provide compassion and kindness as they support the residents and staff at Dogwood Village through programs, individual visits and assistance with activities. Most recently, this group of Volunteers as well as... Read More