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Sharon Kay Fredericks

Sharon Kay Fredericks, American nurse's aide. Named Volunteer of the Month, Kalamazoo Regional Psychiatric Hospital, 1976, Volunteer of the Week, Catholic Family Services, 1993, 1995; recipient John Edgar Hoover Gold medal, 1991; Thomas F. Reed Junior scholar, Davenport College, 1993.

Background

  • Fredericks, Sharon Kay was born on July 12, 1942 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Leroy and Edith Luella (Crawford) Fredericks.

  • Education

    • Certified in Interior Decorating, LaSalle University, 1975. Associate of Applied Science, Community Service Assistant, Kalamazoo Valley College, 1982. Associate paralegal studies, International Corresponding Schools, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1993.

      Associate of Applied Science in Business Management, Davenport College, 1994. Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Administration, Davenport College, 1997.

    Career

    • Cashier Goodwill Industries, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1963. Dishwasher Woolworths, Kalamazoo, 1963. Nurses aide Mary L. Bocher, 1964-1969.

      Nurse aide Ridgeview Manor, 1969—1976. Nurses aide Sisters St. Joseph, Nazareth, Michigan, 1976-1998. Kitchen aide Saga Foods, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, 1981—1982, Saga Foods, Nazareth College, 1983—1984.

      Independent sales representative Avon, 2000—2001.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Volunteer Portage Central Junior and Senior High School, 1961—1962, Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, 1961—1962. Nurse aide American Red Cross, 1964—1969, Borgess Medical Center, 1977, CASA Kalamazoo Juvenile Court, 1980—1986. Participant neighborhood watch Vine Neighborhood, 1985—1988.

    Volunteer, administrative aide Catholic Family Services, since 1991. Volunteer monitor Kalamazoo Women's Festival, 1991, 1992. Member grounds committee New Horizon Village, 1998, member neighborhood watch committee, 1999, chair pet committee.

    Active Michigan Campaign for Quality Care, since 2002. Foster grandparent senior service elementary school, since 2004. Secretary-treasurer Order St. Francis Secular, 1976—1979, president director president public relations and bulletins, 1979—1981.

    Volunteer Catholic Family Services, since 1991. Member of AARP (Michigan ambassador volunteer 2002-2003, vice president, public relations volunteer 2003-2004), Davenport University Alumni Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, textile painting, helping people, reading, learning wildlife, environnmental policies, pet policies, governmental policies.

    Connections

    • father: Leroy Fredericks
    • mother: Edith Luella (Crawford) Fredericks
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    Born July 12, 1942
    (age 75)
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