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Donna L. Grimm

Donna L. Grimm, American home care agency administrator. Recipient Dorothy Royce award Ohio Council for Home Care, 1990; named Nurse of Hope, American Cancer Society, 1989.

Background

Grimm, Donna L. was born on December 7, 1943 in Crainesville, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Charles E. and Donna S. (Ball) Ebner.

Education

Diploma, Hamot Hospital School Nursing, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1964. Bachelor in Psychology, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio, 1967.

Career

Staff nurse, Hamot Hospital, 1964-1965;school nurse, Heidelberg College, 1965-1967;nursing supervisor, Hayes Memorial Hospital, Fremont, Ohio., 1967-1968;office nurse, Bowling Green, Ohio., 1968-1970;assistant director, Bowling Area School Practical Nursing, Bowling Green, 1970-1972;vocational instructor, Ehove Joint Vocational School, Milan, Ohio., 1972-1974;nursing supervisor, Van Wert (Ohio) Area Visiting Nurses Association, 1975-1981;president, Chief Executive Officer, Van Wert (Ohio) Area Visiting Nurses Association, since 1981. Consultant home care agys. in Ohio. Peer reviewer.

Religion

God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Views

The strong feature of Methodism is that prayers are not only led by an ordained minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.

Membership

Trustee Ohio Council Home Care, Columbus, since 1979, secretary, 1995. President Ohio Coalitions of Visiting Nurses Associations, Akron, 1994. Vice president Preferred Alliance of Ohio, Columbus, 1995.

Volunteer American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, American Heart Association, Hospice. Member Van Wert Area Visiting Nurses (trustee), Van Wert Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, wellness, reading, swimming.

Connections

Married W. Wallace Grimm, August 5, 1967. Children: Rusty, Claudia, Tod J., Shelly.

Politics

When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.