Gretchen Hurley Sprock

May 23, 2011


Gretchen Hurley Sprock


Year: 2011

Gretchen Hurley Sprock has given leadership to the to the Mohawk Valley community which she loves and has called home for most of her life. Her accomplishments exemplify her passionate commitment for quality of life concerns and her vision of a better world.

Ms. Sprock’s altruism is demonstrated through her involvement in many organizations, including the Oneida County Community Services Board, the Rome College Foundation Board of Directors, the Upstate Cerebral Palsy Board of Directors, the Rome Chamber of Commerce, the Rome Home Board of Managers, Rome Hospital Board of Directors and the Rome Memorial Hospital Foundation. Because of her diligence, Ms. Sprock has served in leadership positions, including President of the Rome Twigs (Dogwood Chapter), Past President of the Rome College Foundation as well as a Life Member and Past President of Delta Omega Sorority. 

Her appreciation for quality health and publicly available education have always assisted her volunteer work. Ms. Sprock’s involvement and commitment to many local civic and charitable organizations has earned her special recognition. Her lifetime work was recognized by the City of Rome with the Shirley Waters Civic Award for Public Service. She was also recognized with the Zonta Rose Award, which honored women in service, and she was a recipient of the Roses for the Living. 

Ms. Sprock wholeheartedly believes in her work. She has spent the better part of her life helping the Rome Hospital Foundation raise money to help with their priority funding needs, such as purchasing state-of-the-art equipment. 

Ms. Sprock’s tireless e­ orts for the betterment of society have benefitted countless people in her community and beyond.