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June’s Quarter Century of Caring celebrated at VGM’s Heartland Conference!

It’s that time again—time to announce the June winners of our Quarter Century of Caring Campaign! Since June marked VGM’s annual Heartland Conference, we decided to celebrate in an extra special way by selecting five winners and giving away a total of $5,000. The first June winner was Hospice at Home (Hanson House) located in Stevensville, Michigan. For patients who need a place to go for end-of-life care, they can find comprehensive residency service at Hanson House. Furthermore, Hanson House provides transition services, hospice care and bereavement support for families at no cost.  They were nominated by Maryanna “Cookie” Hart of Van’s Medical Equipment of Lakeland, Michigan. Check out the great picture below of Van Miller of VGM and Bill Wilson and Jason Bienemann of VGM Insurance presenting the $1,000 donation check to the team from Van’s Medical Equipment of Lakeland at Heartland Conference for Hospice at Home (Hanson House). Pic 1 The next June winner was the West Michigan Miracle League. This fantastic charity provides children who have physical and mental disabilities the opportunity to participate in the game of baseball to improve self-confidence, self-esteem, and help improve their physical strength. The West Michigan Miracle League was nominated by Steve Nyhuis of Airway Oxygen, Inc., based in Zeeland, Michigan. In the great picture below, Bill Wilson, Jason Bienemann and Kelly Kopriva of VGM Insurance present a $1,000 donation check to the team from Airway Oxygen, Inc. for the West Michigan Miracle League at Heartland Conference. Pic 2     Angel’s Hand Foundation, based in South Jordan, Utah, was our next June winner. They seek to benefit families and individuals living with rare diseases by raising money to cover medical expenses. They also offer emotional, educational and social support. Darcy Heck of Eaze Bracing nominated this great charity. The great photo below shows Andy Schmitz and Dennis Clark of OPGA and Dave Oleson of VGM Insurance presenting a $1,000 donation check to the team from Eaze Bracing for Angel’s Hand Foundation at Heartland Conference. Pic 3 The Pegasus Project of Yakima, Washington was the next June winner. They were nominated by Chuck Vetsch of Keeler’s Medical Supply. The Pegasus Project provides therapeutic horse-riding opportunities to benefit those who have special physical and emotional needs. The donation will go to the upkeep of the horses and facilities, allowing the Pegasus Project to offer most of their services at no-cost to families. Check out the picture below showing Van Miller of VGM and Bill Wilson and Jason Bienemann of VGM Insurance presenting a $1,000 donation check to Chuck Vetsch of Keeler’s Medical Supply at Heartland Conference for the Pegasus Project of Yakima. Pic 4   The WAVE Foundation of Issaquah, Washington was our final winner. The WAVE Foundation aims to end domestic violence by increasing awareness and raising funds to benefit victims of abuse. Lori Dillon of Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy nominated them. Check out the fantastic picture below showing Matt Hughes of VGM Insurance’s sister company, PT1 Insurance, presenting the check to Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy. Pic 5   That’s it for our June winners of the Quarter Century of Caring Campaign! Check out the video to learn more about our wonderful charity winners and nominating companies. If you know of a charity that is deserving of a $1,000 donation, don’t hesitate to nominate them at www.vgminsurance.com/25years . Stay tuned for our July winners!    

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