2013 Caring Kind Winner

Janet WolfeSharon King is the 2013 Caring Kind Award Winner for Antelope Memorial Hospital. She was recognized for the award on Wednesday, May 15th during National Hospital Week.

Each year the Nebraska Hospital Association honors employees from hospitals across the state as "Caring Kind" employees. The honored employees must exemplify the spirit of someone who gives that "something special" to others.

Sharon was nominated and selected by her fellow AMH employees to win this prestigious award. Her nomination reflected the many positive qualities she brings to work each day. Sharon has been employed at Antelope Memorial Hospital for over 40 years.

Sharon's nomination described her as exemplifying all that AMH could wish for in an employee. She is kind, loyal and a good listener. She has a positive attitude and would do anything to help others. She does her job thoroughly and takes any task she is given seriously. She is also very active in her community and church. She fills in for her pastor as a lay servant. Her co-workers feel she is deserving of this award for all the years she has been a wonderful employee of AMH.

"I am truly honored to receive this award," said King. "My fellow co-workers are like family to me. Everyone was so caring and supportive when my husband, Paul, was ill. The entire staff provides wonderful care to our patients. It is truly a blessing to be a part of AMH."

Residing in Clearwater, Sharon is a member and lay servant of the Clearwater United Methodist Church. Her family also resides in Clearwater. Her daughter, Pamela Wright, has a son, Colton, age 8, and daughter, Megan, age 3. Her son, Brian, and his wife, Chantel, have a son, Zach, age 11, and two daughters, Faith and Emma, ages 8 and 4 respectively. Sharon's hobbies include spending time with her family, reading, genealogy and going to garage sales.

On Friday, October 25th, the Nebraska Hospital Association will host an award presentation at the Embassy Suites in La Vista, NE honoring Sharon and other "Caring Kind Award" recipients in Nebraska.