Doylestown Health; community leaders receive Rotary Club awards

Doylestown Health was among a group of community leaders that the Rotary Club of Doylestown recently recognized with its annual Four-Way Test Awards on May 25 at Doylestown Country Club.

The Rotary Club chose Doylestown Health for its contributions to the community in the healthcare category, recognizing “the hard work and creative approach of the healthcare system to caring for our community” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Rotary Four-Way Test asks the question: Is this the truth? Is it fair to everyone involved? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? And is it beneficial for everyone involved? The four different categories for the annual awards include business, nonprofit, community service, and healthcare.

Other winners were Joseph Simek and Alexis Ridge Simek, founders of the Fiaria project, which provides material assistance to foster families as children transition into foster care, who received the non-profit award and Ron Strouse, former Mayor of Doylestown, Community Volunteer Award.

Tom and Barb Hebel, owners of Bucks Country Gardens, received the Business Award.

Central Bucks West High School student Luke Dudeck won the Four Way Test Speech Contest and presented his speech.

According to Doylestown Health President and CEO Jim Brexler, who accepted the healthcare award, “We are truly honored that the Rotary Club of Doylestown has chosen Doylestown Health for this award. The entire team of associates, doctors and volunteers at Doylestown Health have come together to bravely face this unknown enemy and help us see our way to the other side.

“I also want to commend all of the healthcare workers in our community, including those in nursing homes, emergency first responders and home caregivers, clinicians and support staff who have continued to meet the challenges. challenges of caring for residents in our area during trials. time.”

The Rotary Club has recognized a list of seven community grant recipients who received a total of $35,120 at the four-step test awards breakfast.