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Woodbury, Connecticut

Virginia Golymbieski Nursing Scholarship

Established March 2015

By  Lisa Golymbieski

Virginia “Ginger” Golymbieski lived from 1931 to 2015, passing away at the age of 83. She attended Wilby High School before graduating from Lee High School in Lee, Massachusetts. After graduation from the Waterbury Hospital School of Nursing in 1952, Ginger “did it all”, to use her own phrase at her retirement from nursing. 

Ginger was staff nurse, head nurse, private duty nurse, per diem nurse, and instructor at both the Waterbury Hospital School of Nursing and the Department of Nursing Education.  Additionally, she was a nurse recruiter, developed the Golden Years Senior Wellness Program, and served as Assistant Coordinator of the Evergreen Club 50. 

Ginger was past president and board member of the
Waterbury Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association and a member of the board of the Waterbury Hospital Auxiliary Association.

Ginger was also a Girl Scout Leader and a long time member of the Democratic Town Committee in Woodbury.

If you would like to learn more about Woodbury Scholarship Fund Dollars for Scholars®, contact us at or by mail at P.O. Box 716, Woodbury, CT  06798.