Erin Blankenburg, RN, Trinity Hospice, has been honored as the 2014 Debbie Hofbauer Compassionate Caregiver Award recipient. This annual award was presented at the Trinity Hospice Ball on Feb. 1. Each family member was given the opportunity to nominate someone for this award which is based on the values of respect, excellence, attitude, teamwork and trust.
Blankenburg began working as a nurse case manager for Trinity Hospice in March 2011. She was previously employed by Friendship Haven. Blankenburg graduated from Iowa Central Community College nursing program in 2006. She is married and has two daughters. She and her family live in Fort Dodge.