All posts by Diane Porter

2019 Auxiliary Scholarship Winners

Diane Porter | January 7th, 2020

Congratulations to The 2019 BVRMC Auxiliary Scholarship Winners  A coffee reception for the 2019 Auxiliary scholarship winners was held on Friday, December 22. Those that were able to attend are shown in the photos below. 2020 scholarship applications are now available at  The following are the winners along with the scholarship they received. High…read more

New Art Work on BVRMC Community Art Wall

Diane Porter | December 13th, 2019

Boyd Zimmer Storm Lake, Iowa Artist’s Biography Ever since I was old enough to hold a crayon, art has been a passion of mine. Throughout the years, I have used many different artistic mediums to develop my own unique style of artwork. Having a limited education in painting, I began to experiment (about 10 years…read more

Security Trust & Savings Bank Donates to A.W.A.R.E.

Diane Porter | December 4th, 2019

Security Trust & Savings Bank Donates to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center A.W.A.R.E. Security Trust & Savings Bank of Storm Lake held a No Shave November Event during the month of November. $800 was raised from the event and given to BVRMC A.W.A.R.E., where funds go directly to help with uninsured expenses for patients receiving…read more

WellFit Helps People Feel Better

Diane Porter | October 30th, 2019

Do you have difficulty carrying out everyday tasks due to an injury or a condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic pain and/or decreased functional abilities? If you answered yes to any of these, then the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center WellFit program is for you! WellFit is a supervised and guided wellness program…read more

Annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period

Diane Porter | October 3rd, 2019

October 15 – December 7, 2019 Comparing plans can save you money. Make sure you have coverage that meets your drug and health care needs. SHIIP CAN HELP Contact Danielle Schlenger at 712.213.8683 to set you your appointment at BVRMC. SHIIP is a free, confidential, objective service of the State of Iowa Insurance Division.

Help for Headaches

Diane Porter | October 2nd, 2019

Latest Diagnosis and Treatment Options Speakers: Dr. Kyle Glienke & Kim McCleary, PT, MTC Wednesday, October 23, 2019 BVRMC Kallmer Education Center 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. This event is free to the public and sponsored by BVRMC. Light appetizers will be served. Space is limited – RSVP to 712.213.8683.

Welcome Reception for Dr. Dupic

Diane Porter | October 2nd, 2019

You are invited to a Community Reception for Dr. Elizabeth Dupic. Come and Go Thursday, October 17 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. BVRMC Bistro Refreshments will be served. Please enter through the Main Entrance. Valet will be available.

Casey Orth-Nebitt Certified in CNOR

Diane Porter | October 2nd, 2019

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s Casey Orth-Nebitt, Director of OR, became certified (CNOR) in the nurse specialty of perioperative nursing. This certification validates a nurse’s knowledge and skills in their role in the OR.  It professionally recognizes a level of achievement, expertise and clinical judgement before, during and after surgery.  Dawn Bach, BVRMC Chief Clinical Officer,…read more

2019 AWARE 5K Photos

Diane Porter | September 25th, 2019

A.W.A.R.E. is an ongoing fundraising program used to benefit all BVRMC patients receiving cancer treatment. Check out the 2019 A.W.A.R.E. 5K photos.    

6 Year Old Jayden Lightfoot Hears

Diane Porter | September 25th, 2019

6 year old Jayden Lightfoot has never heard a bird sing or any other distinctive sounds in his lifetime. He has had very limited hearing. After a recent visit to BVRMC Specialty Clinic, Jayden now has the gift of hearing, with help from a Cochlear™ Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (Baha©). Dr. Wellendorf, ENT, Board Certified…read more