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Upcoming events

    • 7 Nov 2019
    • 8 Nov 2019
    • Baptist Health Lexington 1740 Nicholasville Rd., Lexington, Kentucky

    Join your fellow Kentucky healthcare volunteer professionals for our annual two day education conference. This year, we will be learning from one another and taking the opportunity while we are together to highlight our best practices. See below for further schedule details. 

    The conference room rate at the Hampton Inn - University/Medical Center on 1953 Nicholasville Rd. is $119 per night with the cut-off for the room block being October 4. For reservations, call 859-313-9019. Request to "book a room in the KSDVS Block" and ask for Cameron Jones when making the reservation. 


    • $175 for conference registration and KSDVS annual membership
    • $150 for conference registration only
    After registering, please mail your registration fee to the following (also listed on your invoice):

    Erin Pittman, KSDVS Treasurer

    28 Carran Drive

    Lakeside Park, KY 41017


    Thursday, November 7

    7:30am                              Registration & Light Refreshments

    8:00 am-8:15 am               Welcome to the KSDVS Fall Conference!

    8:15 am - 10:30am             Best Practice Hand Therapy,    Train the Trainers

    Presented By: Catherine Weaver, Integrative CARE Coordinator at Baptist Health Lexington

    10:45 am - 12:00am             Fundamentals of Fundraising

    Facilitated By: Dolly Anderson, CDVS, Director, Volunteer Services Baptist Health Louisville

    12:00 pm-1:00 pm             Lunch & Vendor Show

    1:00 pm-2:30 pm                Recruitment & Retention of Adult Volunteers

    Facilitated By: John Walker, Baptist Health Director, Volunteer Services

    2:45 pm-4:00 pm                How to Cope with High Maintenance Volunteers

    Facilitated By: Jenelen M. Dulemba, Director, Volunteer & Older Adult Membership Services, St. Elizabeth HealthCare

    6:00 pm                               Dinner


    Friday, November 2

    8:00 am-8:30 am                  Light Refreshments

    8:30 am                              Welcome! Regina Thompson, Director of Volunteer Services, St. Claire HealthCare 

    9:00 am-10:00 am             KSDVS Meeting & Installation of Officers                                          

    10:00 am-11:00 am            KHA Volunteer Services Update

    Presented By: Sharon Perkins, KHA Director, Education & Human Resources

    11:00 am-12:30 pm           Celebrations & Appreciations on a Shoe String Budget

    Facilitated By: Sara Camic, MA, CDVS, Volunteer Coordinator, UK HealthCare Volunteer Services & Amanda Fryman, Grants Administrator, Appalachian Regional HealthCare, Inc. 

    12:30 pm                           Lunch and Networking

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm               Teen Volunteer Management

    Facilitated By: Erin Pittman, Manager, Volunteer Services St. Elizabeth HealthCare 

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