Compass Regional Hospice’s Camp New Dawn Director Receives Hospice Caregiver Award


Rhonda Knotts, Compass Regional Hospice’s Bereavement Coordinator and Camp New Dawn Director, is the most recent recipient of the Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Hospice Caregivers Award. Knotts was nominated by a member of the community to recognize her dedication to Compass Regional Hospice’s Camp New Dawn, a grief retreat for children, teens and families.


Compass Regional Hospice Bereavement Coordinator and Camp New Dawn Director, Rhonda Knotts (center), is pictured with (left to right) Kirk Helfenbein, Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam; and Heather Guerieri, Executive Director, Compass Regional Hospice.

Each staff member is committed to the mission of Compass Regional Hospice, which is to provide “Care on your terms” to individuals, families, and the community through comprehensive, professional and compassionate end-of-life care and grief support.

“Under Rhonda’s leadership, we can insure that Camp New Dawn is bigger and better with each and every year,” wrote The Hospice Caregivers Award nominator. “Her dedication and passion deserve to be recognized throughout the community, as so many unseen things happen to make this annual event a success.”

The Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Hospice Caregivers Award is open to physicians, nurses, social workers, bereavement counselors, hospice aides, chaplains, administrative staff and volunteers of Compass Regional Hospice who care for patients in Queen Anne’s, Kent and Caroline Counties. To nominate a hospice caregiver, contact Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, 408 S. Liberty Street in Centreville, 410‐758‐1151,

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