The 2013 Spirit of Planetree Awards were presented recently at the annual Hospital Foundation fund-raiser held this year at the Boulder Dinner Theatre on Tuesday evening, April 15. The recipients were as follows:
Physician Champion Award: Dr. Mark Flora
Caregiver Award: Patty Cichowski
Therapy Animal Award: Willow and Kathie Young
Special Note: The week after the awards ceremony Willow was diagnosed with bone cancer and her right leg was amputated May 1st. The prognosis is good and after her recovery Willow will be back to work comforting and inspiring our patients.