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Joanne Sherbrooke, a nurse at Sunnyside Care Center in Lake Park, was named as Minnesota's Caregiver of the Year for 2008.

Sunnyside nurse is named state's Caregiver of the Year

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LAKE PARK -- Though Joanne Sherbrooke says it's "a big honor" to be chosen as Minnesota Caregiver of the Year, the Sunnyside Care Center nurse also admits she's a little embarrassed by all the attention.


"It's very nice, but I'm still quite overwhelmed by it," Sherbrooke says.

When she learned that she would be the 2008 award recipient at a staff meeting back in December, she became "very emotional."

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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