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RN earns award

Sharon Turner, RN, director of Sierra Nevada Home Care in Grass Valley, has received the Lois C. Lillick Award, created to honor industry professionals for outstanding contributions to the field of home care.

The award was presented in Irvine on Thursday, during the annual conference of the California Association for Health Services at Home.

Turner has directed Sierra Nevada Home Care since 1987 and has been active in numerous community and state efforts ranging from end of life care issues to legislative concerns impacting Medi-Cal patients. She led the Advanced Directives Seminar locally, and instituted free “Yes I Can” caregiver classes to help families keep patients in home settings.

She is an active member of the Nevada County Long Term Care Committee, the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Bioethics Committee and the Bioethics Committee of Hospice of the Foothills. She also chairs the Nevada County Coalition for Compassionate Care. She is a past chair of the Nevada County HIV Consortium.

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Saturday, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., is “Men-A-Live! Ministry Meeting” with Prophet John Harke guest speaking, with 6 p.m. Corporate Prayer

Sunday features “PASSION MINISTRIES” with John and Meleana Harke, with 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. services

“Word-A-Live! Family Church” is an independent nondenominational Full Gospel Church with emphasis on equipping the Saints for the work of the ministry. It is located at 10528 Spenceville Road, across the street from the fire station, Penn Valley, 432-9155.

– The Union staff

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