Karen Sessler, MD, was presented with the 2017 Spirit of Giving award at a ceremony on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The event was hosted by the Tahoe Forest Health System Foundation and was held at Martis Camp in Truckee, California.
The Spirit of Giving award is given to an individual, family or organization that has made a positive difference and has demonstrated extraordinary dedication to the health of the community.
The Spirit of Giving award is the namesake of local residents Tom and Pam Hobday, who were honored with the inaugural award in 2007.
Previous Spirit of Giving recipients include:
Tom and Pam Hobday - 2007
Randy Hill - 2009
Patti and Gary Boxeth, 2010
Billy McCullough - 2013
â€śKaren Sesslerâ€™s years of service to Tahoe Forest Health System has made a positive impact on our community and we are proud to honor her contributions,â€ť said Martha Simon, Executive Director for Tahoe Forest Health System Foundation.
Karen joined the Tahoe Forest Hospital District Board of Directors in 2000 and served for 16 years.