Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Recognizes Service to Hospitals

CHATHAM-KENT: November 14, 2017 -- Nearly 300 long-service employees, volunteers, physicians and retirees will be honoured at this year's Recognition Banquet hosted by Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA). 
David Cobb, Penny Huffman, Carol Maier, Patricia Montgomery, Betty Oldershaw, Mary Ann Salisbury and Darlene Verschraegen will be recognized for 40 years of service.  Twelve employees will receive 35-year recognition: Claudette Bourgeois, Sherie Charlton, Lori Deacon, Becky Elgie, Amy Griffin, Charlene Hagen, Nancy Mifflin, Bernadette Moor, Patricia Osborne, Mandy Sherman, Hertha Steele and Dr. Adrian Verburg.  
Guests of honour also include 66 five year, 76 ten year, 29 fifteen year, 12 twenty year, 9 twenty-five year and 20 thirty year award recipients.
In addition, the Alliance will pay tribute to forty retirees:  
Jane Ablett Stella Cheek Karen Ivan Susan Podolinsky
Diana Anderson David Cobb Susan Jelovic Veronica Read
Lee Ann Armstrong Colleen Craven Lynn Knazook Nancy Ross
Elisabeth Bach-Hitchcock Lori Dalton Marie Lyn Judy Smith
Joyce Beaulieu Joy Desjardins Laurie MacEacheron Nancy Smith
Karen Benson Gloria French Sheryl Mellow-Gallagher Janice Taylor
Diane Blackburn Carol Gilbert Nancy Mifflin Annette Tulloch
Harrie Bos Joan Hammond Shelley Miller Cyndi Tyhurst
Carolyn Brush Kathy Holmes Janet Newham Patricia Verhart
Patricia Charbonneau Nancy Homewood Michelle O’Rourke Judith Weiberg

“This annual event is an opportunity for Chatham-Kent Health Alliance to congratulate local healthcare professionals for their endless efforts to support those they serve,” said Debbie Ancocik, Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer. “We are proud and appreciative of their commitment to providing exceptional care for our patients, families and community.”
The Annual Alliance Awards of Excellence will also be presented during the event. These performance-based awards recognize those who show exceedingly high achievements far beyond their expected assigned duties. *
The annual recognition event will be held on Friday, November 24th at Club Lentinas in Chatham.
A photo opportunity of the longest serving recipients is available at 5:45 pm at Club Lentinas.
* A post-event news release will announce the Alliance Awards of Excellence recipients.
For more information contact:
Debbie Ancocik, Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance


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