Pekin Hospital is pleased to announce that Sherry Semonis has been named Director of the Pekin Hospital Foundation effective June 23, 2014.
In her role, Semonis will focus on fundraising for the Foundation and planning the Hospital Foundation Ball. Semonis has a long history of fundraising for the Hospital and other charities. She has a special talent for organizing events to make them fun and interesting while recognizing key contributors.
Semonis is a past recipient of Central Illinois 25 Women in Leadership, primarily due to her involvement with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Her commitment to the community does not stop with St. Jude however. She has also served on boards and committees for Kiwanis Club of Pekin, United Way, Crime Stoppers, Family House, Pekin Main Street, Susan G. Komen, and the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce.
Bob J. Haley, Pekin Hospital Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are very excited to have Sherry join our team. The experience she brings Pekin Hospital is invaluable. She will truly be an asset in our fundraising efforts.”