Don Barnes Receives Governor O'Bannon Award

Monday, 10 December 2012

Don Barnes and David Roos, Executive Director of CKF

Don Barnes, CEO of HealthVisions Midwest was chosen as the “Governor Frank O'Bannon Memorial Kids First” Award winner for 2012. Dr. Seabrook from Community Health Net in Gary presented the award to him at the Annual Meeting on December 4, 2012. Norma Napoli, RN, MSN Deputy Director of CKF said “this is a big honor, and Don deserves it for all the great work he has done for Covering Kids and Families of Indiana (CKF)”.

The Governor Frank O’Bannon award is presented to outstanding partners who have been champions for the health and well–being of Indiana’s children, adults and families and the mission of Covering Kids and Families of Indiana. Don Barnes is presently on the Indiana State Board of CKF and co-chairs the Lake County Coalition.

Congratulations to Don Barnes from all of us at HVM. We are so proud of you for living out so outstandingly our values and mission and working to reduce health disparities among the underserved.

Joining Don at the event was his wife Cindy and six of the HVM staff.