Baptist Health Care Foundation Announces 2019 Hollinger Award Recipients

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PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2019) – The Baptist Health Care Foundation announces the 2019 Hollinger Award recipients for outstanding service contributions to Baptist Health Care. The awards are presented to individuals, families or organizations that have exhibited exceptional generosity and community leadership through gifts of their time and/or financial support.

“We are thrilled to recognize these outstanding individuals for their many contributions to our organization and our community,” said KC Gartman, chief development officer for Baptist Health Care. “We are grateful for people who support our Mission of helping people throughout life's journey.”

The award is named in memory of long-time supporters of Baptist Health Care, Pick and Alberta Hollinger. The couple worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life for those served by Baptist. 

The 2019 recipients were recognized at the Baptist Health Care Foundation annual meeting on November 7 at Pensacola Yacht Club.

Volunteer of the Year: Edna Moore 

Women’s Board Volunteer: Monica Sherman

Health Care Professional: Tammie Stefanko

Human Services Professional of the Year: Edna Williams

Physician of the Year: Michael Dolister, M.D.

Lifetime Achievement: W. Luther Taylor


EDITOR’S NOTE: Pictured left to right in attached photo are Edna Williams, Tammie Stefanko, W. Luther Taylor, Edna Moore, Monica Sherman, Michael Dolister, M.D.


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About Baptist Health Care 

Baptist Health Care is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care organization based in northwest Florida that is committed to helping people throughout life’s journey. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. A 2003 Malcolm Baldrige recipient, Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, Lakeview Center and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians. With more than 7,300 employees and employed physicians, Baptist Health Care is the second largest non-governmental employer in northwest Florida.

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Lakeview Center ● Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile ● Baptist Medical Park – Navarre ● Baptist Medical Park – Pace ● Baptist Medical Park – Airport ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute ● Cardiology Consultants