Kudos to: Brenda McCulloch, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, registered nurse
Accomplishment: Named clinical nurse specialist of the year.
Details: The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists honored McCulloch, a cardiovascular clinical nurse specialist. She was instrumental in implementing an effort that brought departments together to ensure heart attack patients receive the most effective care. A colleague said McCulloch has passion, dedication and expertise.
Kudos to: Dutch Bros. Coffee and their customers
Accomplishment: Canned goods donated for needy
Details: On Valentine's Day, Dutch Bros. offered customers a free drink in exchange for five cans of food. Ten thousand pounds of canned food was raised for Sacramento Food Bank & Services, Food Bank of Yolo County and Auburn Interfaith Food Closet. Locally owned Dutch Bros. locations in Sacramento, Citrus Heights, Woodland, Davis and Auburn participated.