Sunflower Award for Exceptional Service

Want to say thank you to a Maury Regional Medical Center staff member who went above and beyond? Share your story! 

Every day, you observe people who are always ready to help and who make Maury Regional Medical Center a great place to work and receive care. Now, you can nominate those exceptional individuals for the Sunflower Award!

The Sunflower Award is an opportunity to recognize employees from all disciplines and departments who go above and beyond. Examples include, but are not limited to, individuals who:

  • Perform extra duties substantially beyond those normally assigned
  • Exchange diverse ideas and perspectives
  • Identify ways to initiate positive change
  • Serve as an active member on a committee or team
  • Create opportunities for fellow employees to enhance their skills
  • Make special efforts to mentor others
  • Improve operational efficiency

Nominations for the Sunflower Award are accepted year-round from patients, family members and colleagues. Award winners are selected and recognized once per quarter.

The Sunflower Award was developed for non-RNs as a companion program to the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. To nominate a nurse who has demonstrated extraordinary care, visit

Nominate an Employee for the sunflower award

Thank you for taking the time to recognize a Maury Regional Medical Center employee for their exemplary service! To nominate an employee for the Sunflower Award, please complete and submit the form below OR print and complete the paper form available here and return it to:

Maury Regional Medical Center
ATTN: Image of Nursing Council
1224 Trotwood Avenue
Columbia, TN 38401

If you have any questions or concerns, call 931.381.1111, ext. 7171, or email

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TERMS OF SUBMISSION: By submitting this form, you acknowledge that your name and comments will be shared with members of Maury Regional Medical Center’s Sunflower Award committee and the nominated employee should they be selected as the winner. You also acknowledge that general information from your submitted story may be used for public employee recognition and/or educational purposes. In addition, by submitting this form, you acknowledge that despite potential use of encryption software, security of this submission is not guaranteed. By selecting SUBMIT, you agree to all of these terms.