The Bethany Life Foundation of Story City, Iowa announced their Friend of the Year award at the organization’s 2014 annual meeting in April. This meeting is attended by delegates of the supporting churches, board members, employees and members of the community.
The 2014 award was given to Carl Hermanson of Story City. Carl has been a volunteer with the organization for over a decade, helping with the bowling league and playing piano throughout the organization. In 2013, Carl donated funds to replace several pianos within Bethany Manor and in 2014 gave a Humanitarian Level gift to the Foundation’s Building Tomorrow Campaign.
Bethany Life Foundation Director, Larry Elphic, commented that “we are extremely proud to have friends such as Carl. He is a great role model for everyone in our community. We applaud him for the time, talent and financial support he has given to our residents, tenants and employees.”
The Bethany Life Foundation of Story City supports the mission of Bethany Life; providing donors the opportunity to give to several funding opportunities including Capital Needs, the Chaplaincy program, Excellence in Nursing scholarships, and employee appreciation. To learn more about Bethany Life and how you can support the Bethany Life mission, visit bethanylife.org or call Larry Elphic at 515-509-3299.
Pictured: (L) Betsy Warburton, Bethany Life President/CEO
(C) Carl Hermanson
(R) Larry Elphic, Bethany Life Foundation Director