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Baking Competition at Kaweah Health Medical Center Celebrates Nurses Week

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  • Written By: Maria Rodriguez Ornelas
Baking Competition at Kaweah Health Medical Center Celebrates Nurses Week

VISALIA, CA - In honor of National Nurses Week, Kaweah Health held the third annual Bake Wars, a baking competition open to all of its staff members.

Judges included local celebrities and public figures including Visalia Police Chief Jason Salazar, Visalia Fire Chief Dan Griswold, Visalia Mayor Brian Poochigian, Visalia’s Women of the Year, Sarah Ashoori from Ashoori Jewelers, and Central California Regional Coordinator at Office of California Governor Gavin Newsom, Cameron Forgey.

There were nearly forty entries this year in six categories. Kaweah Health is excited to announce this year’s winners:

Cakes and Cupcakes:

  • First place: Dani Ruediger
  • Second place: Leslie Voth
  • Third place: Patti Marotta


  • First place: Alexandra Sibert
  • Second place:Denice Cabeje


  • First place: Kiana Soriano
  • Second place: Julie Gonzales
  • Third place: Melacy Lamont


  • First place: Molly Niederreiter
  • Second place: Daniella Vaca
  • Third place: Christine Aleman


  • First place: Carolina Hernandez
  • Second place: Crystal Clark

Open Category

  • First place: Gage Cauthen
  • Second place: Jovita Jimenez
  • Third place: Emma Mozier

Kaweah Health observes Nurses Week each year from May 6 – 12 to celebrate the incredible work of nurses and recognize their contributions to excellent community health.