SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere Administrator Dawna Menke Receives Outstanding Philanthropist Award

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health is pleased to announce Dawna Menke, administrator at SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere, was recently awarded with the Outstanding Philanthropist Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Rockford Chapter during its luncheon on November 15. The award honored one individual or family for contributions to one or more organizations in Northern Illinois. The individual must also have a proven record of demonstrating outstanding civic and charitable responsibility.

Dawna serves on the YWCA Northwestern Illinois Board of Directors; is a board member for Belvidere Chamber of Commerce and Growth Dimensions; and is the President-Elect of the Central Illinois Chapter of American College of Healthcare Executives. She not only financially supports those organizations and others such as Boone County Council on Aging, Belvidere Boone County Food Pantry and United Way, but she encourages philanthropic training for her fellow board members and works tirelessly to help raise money for the organizations she supports.

For more information on the AFP Rockford Chapter, please visit www.afprockford.org