MASON CITY, Iowa – Elderbridge Agency on Aging has received a Volunteer Award from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds.
Elderbridge says it was nominated for sponsoring the Senior Health Insurance Information Program in Mason City for 10 years, allowing trained volunteer counselors to help seniors make informed decisions about their Medicare coverage options and benefits.
Kruse and Elderbridge CEO Shelly Sindt.
A sister organization, Elderbridge Alliance, was also recognized as board member Steve Kruse was honored for his own volunteer work.
“Steve Kruse is a founding Board member for Elderbridge Alliance, an organization dedicated to providing needed services to senior citizens, such as care coordination, errand buddy, healthcare visit companion, with all proceeds flowing back to support Elderbridge Agency on Aging,” says Elderbridge CEO Shelly Sindt. “Mr. Kruse has provided invaluable expertise and service in the start-up process, assisting with incorporation documents, marketing and providing business acumen. Mr. Kruse has presented on the services of Elderbridge Alliance and promoted the same through several Boards and organizations on which he serves. Elderbridge Alliance is making a difference in the lives of seniors, largely through the efforts of Mr. Kruse.”
Elderbridge says Kruse also helps out with the Mason City Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, the Chamber Agribusiness Committee, the Board of Directors at Good Shepard Health Center and the Mason City Noon Kiwanis Club.