In 2008, Shepherd of the Valley’s Board of Directors established the Helen Stambaugh Award. It recognizes extraordinary contributions of time, talent and treasure to the residents, staff and communities of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Retirement Services, Inc. It is designed to honor individuals, businesses or organizations who, through their actions, have provided a profound and long-lasting impact upon Shepherd of the Valley and its constituencies. The award, established in Helen’s honor,
Shepherd of the Valley presented her with a Valley Legacy Award as outstanding senior in 2008
Since 2009, we have been fortunate to have honored 8 Helen Stambaugh recipients.
This year, Shepherd of the Valley has chosen to honor The Valley Legacy Awards committee.
Pictured left to right: Shepherd of the Valley Board President Karen Bovard, Valley Legacy Committee Member and Home Instead Community Service Representative Anna Keck,
Shepherd of the Valley Executive Director Rich Limongi, Valley Legacy Committee Member and Grace Hospice Community Liaison Amy Miklandric,Valley Legacy Committee Member
and Shepherd’s Foundation Director of Donor Development Tony Perrone.
The Valley Legacy Awards began in 2004. For the last 12 years, the Awards have recognized the contribution, service, sacrifice and compassionate actions performed by or for senior citizens in the Mahoning Valley. More than 300 people have been recognized as Valley Legacy nominees. Helen Stambaugh was awarded the Outstanding Senior Award in 2008.