Kim Shopper

About Kim Shopper

Kim has worked at NKCH for 30 years where she produces the employee newsletter and manages internal campaigns. She serves on the Living With Diabetes Advisory Board and the Chip In For Charity Open golf committee. She is passionate about animal rescue and volunteers for the Parkville Animal Shelter.

Carve, Fakie and McTwist…

Couple’s Skateboards Roll Around U.S. Shanon and Jason stay young at heart by making boards for skaters who are typically under 18. Ollie pop. Kickflip. Nosegrind. Those words may sound strange to most adults, but not to Shanon Powers, a teacher at the Children’s Learning Center. Shanon, 51, and her husband, Jason, 44, became familiar [...]

By |2019-02-26T09:30:50-05:00February 25th, 2019|

Warming the Needy With Special Hats

Susan creates hats with personalized messages (below) that she gives to low-income children, the elderly and the homeless. Susan Fierro-Baig, RN, 8th Floor Pavilion, creates hats that provide warmth for heads and hearts. Susan personalizes each hat with an uplifting word, like hope, strength or faith. St. Joseph television station KQ2 recently selected [...]

By |2019-02-19T14:52:24-05:00February 19th, 2019|

Doctor + Doctor = Love

It’s the month of love, when couples celebrate their affection for each other. It’s hard enough for any couple to maintain a successful union, let alone, physicians married to each other. We asked NKCH physician couples how they juggle saving lives with romance and family time. Todd and Alejandra Beardman Todd Beardman, MD, NKCH [...]

By |2019-02-14T10:03:57-05:00February 13th, 2019|

Dream Trip Brings Smiles to Family

Richard, Amanda and Tommy will forever remember their Dream Factory trip. Life for Richard and Amanda Humphrey means constantly focusing on their five-year-old son, Tommy, and controlling his Type 1 diabetes. For Amanda, a CNA on 6th Floor Hospital, and Richard, it’s been 16 months of sleepless nights since Tommy’s diagnosis. But in [...]

By |2019-01-14T12:59:53-05:00January 12th, 2019|

Hats Off to the New Year & Birthdays

Noisemakers, party hats and bubbly beverages are synonymous with ringing in the New Year, but what about those people who have a double reason to celebrate? We asked four hospital employees who were born on New Year’s Day what it’s like to share their birthday with such an important holiday. Stacie Blake, BSN, CGRN Staff Nurse, [...]

By |2018-12-29T23:09:51-05:00December 29th, 2018|

Smoking Dangers for Your Four-Legged Friends

The Great American Smokeout occurs each November with tips on how to kick the habit. But, did you know smoking can impact your pet’s health? When you light up next to Fido you expose your beloved pet to a potentially harmful environment. Nicotine, tar and carbon monoxide are just some of the cancer-causing substances found [...]

By |2018-11-19T09:33:01-05:00November 19th, 2018|
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