The Lee County Board of Commissioners has honored Hope HealthCare Services President and CEO for her achievements in improving the quality of healthcare. In a Proclamation issued by the Board on December 1, Beckwith was recognized for receiving The Ohio State University Alumni Medalist Award, presented to alumni who have gained national distinction for bringing significant benefit to mankind.

The Commissioners honored Beckwith for “her hard work, dedication, and vision,” and expressed their appreciation for her commitment to the people of Lee County and southwest Florida.

“I am humbled and grateful,” Beckwith said, adding, “The honor brings light to the tireless work of Hope in caring for the people of the community. It is our privilege to serve everyone in need.”

Photo: Hope HealthCare Services President and CEO Samira K. Beckwith receives Proclamation from Lee County Commissioners Brian Bigelow, Ray Judah and Frank Mann.