Entries by Ginny Sigle

Congratulations Mary!

LVIM is excited to announce that Mary Terry has been promoted to Operations Manager. When Mary joined the LVIM team as the Clinical Trainer in August of last year, she filled a great need in our clinic assisting our volunteer providers with learning the electronic health record.  Shortly thereafter, she quickly and excitedly took on […]

Mobile Food Pantry

          January 2021 Update In March of 2020, LVIM became a Mobile Food Pantry site twice a month thanks to the George W Jenkins End Hunger Initiative in partnership with United Way of Central Florida and Feeding Tampa Bay. Since then, we have provided fresh food to 4,816 Households including 16,225 […]

In Memory of Julius Rhian

Mr. Julius came to LVIM at the very beginning, in 2001.  He and his wife Betty were faithful volunteers, always present and always loving.  Betty passed away several years ago, but Mr. Julius never stopped showing up. LVIM was his family. In May, Mr. Julius turned 93.  And, as his vulnerability to the COVID19 virus […]

The Julius Rhian 2020 Volunteer Of the Year

The 2020 Julius Rhian Volunteer of the Year began volunteering with LVIM a few years ago during her summer breaks from the University of Central Florida.  She graduated in December of 2019 with her undergraduate degree and came back to volunteer on a full-time basis in early 2020. She stayed with us throughout the entire […]

2020 Physician of the Year

The LVIM Physician of the Year Award is given to a physician who exhibits exceptional practice, passion for LVIM’s mission, dedication to patient care, and who is also appreciated and lauded by his or her peers. This year’s Physician of the Year is no stranger to our community. He is a well-known and deeply loved […]

LVIM End of Year Celebration

In the spirit of the holidays and in the era of COVID-19, our End of Year Celebration is Virtual this year! There are two virtual links below. Our End of Year video highlights our 2020 achievements.  Our segment of Holiday Cooking with LVIM allows you to join us in your kitchen for a Thanksgiving Reboot […]

Spread Joy, Not Germs

by Caroline Benitez This holiday season spread joy, not germs. Social distancing and face masks should be on your to-do list this winter, but make sure to check it twice- and add hand washing to keep yourself and others healthy. The CDC estimates that regular hand washing can reduce your everyday risk of respiratory infection […]

Welcome Eva Hawkins!

It is with warm excitement that I get to introduce LVIM’s new Volunteer Manager to you! Meet Eva Hawkins! Eva comes to LVIM with an array of experience and a passion for LVIM’s mission. For the last four years, she has been the Watson Clinic Foundation’s Arts in Medicine Coordinator where she worked with volunteers […]

Early Detection Saves Lives

by Caroline Benitez According to the American Cancer Society, 276,480 women will be diagnosed with a new case of breast cancer in the United States each year, making it the most common kind of cancer among women. At LVIM, we realize that early detection through mammography screening is essential in catching cancer in its early […]

LVIM is Fighting the Pink Tax for Pink Month

During the month of October, LVIM is taking part in a feminine products drive.  Did you know around 1 in 4 women struggle to afford period products? You might be asking how you can help.  You can drop off items such as pads, tampons, pantyliners, and feminine wipes at LVIM.  Our address is 600 West […]