Volunteer Spotlight

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

Volunteer Spotlight – Betty Brown

September 3, 2019 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Betty Brown for her contributions to the facility. Mrs. Brown has been a volunteer in the facility for many years and worked with the VFW Women’s Community Bingo as they planned this activity for the facility residents. Betty married Dale Brown and the couple raised one son. Betty has... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Sierra Prue

August 1, 2019 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Sierra Prue for her contributions to the facility. Sierra was raised in Orange County and graduated from Orange County High School in 2012. She is currently a Certified Nursing Assistant and has enrolled with Germanna Community College to become a Registered Nurse. Sierra is married to Christopher Prue and... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight – Nancy Napier

July 1, 2019 — Dogwood Village would like to recognize Nancy Napier for her contributions to the facility. Mrs. Napier was born in Alexandria, Virginia. She completed High School and was accepted to Longwood College where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Education. Nancy also received a Master’s Degree in Business Education from James Madison University. Nancy married... Read More