Northern Hospital of Surry County concluded its recent celebration of National Hospital Week with its annual employee service awards luncheon. These awards are a tradition for the hospital, in which it honors all employees and recognizes specific time of service milestones. There were several groups recognized, ranging from employees celebrating their first year of service to those celebrating 45 years of service and those in retirement.
Robin Hodgin, interim CEO, thanked the employees being honored for their years of service to the patients and challenged everyone “to commit to continue the tradition of excellence Northern Hospital of Surry County has been known for throughout its 60 years of serving the community.”
Many of those who were recognized are pictured here. In addition to those mentioned in the photos, Carolyn Hiatt was honored for 45 years of service, but was not available for the photographs.
Those honored for five years of service included Lynn Farmer, Aimee Culler, Ginger Hamm, Denise Felts, Steve Hiatt, Shawn Lambert, Birdie Jackson, Sandra O’Neal, Rhonda Christeson, Alisha Monteith, Kim Younger. Not pictured are Billie Axsom, Tamas Bathory, Glennda Brown, Christy Carter, Crystal Childress, Amanda Crutchfield, Whitney French, Sabrena Hemric, Kelli Hill, Ellen Holcomb, Amanda Holder, Ronda Hunt, Dusty Hutchens, Penny Johnson, Angelce Kikerkov, William Lawing, Amanda McCraw, Penelope McDonald, Eric Melvin, Victoria Mickles, Stephanie Palmer, Teressa Rigney, Tessa Shelton, Jeffrey Sizemore, Brook Sutphin, Aniko Toth-Bagi, Asia Voigt, Dominga West, Cassandra Whitley, and Betty Wilhite.
Those honored for 10 years of service included Keith Moser, Carol Taylor, and Barry Moser. Not pictured were Betty R Atkins, Joannah Branch, Keisha Burcham, Patty Childress, Alicia Draughn, Sherry Gullatt, Karen Renninghoff, April Frizzell, Susie Smith, Krystal Wagner and Holly Weddle.
Those honored for 15 years of service include Justin Hunter, Amanda Leonard, Karen Eaton, and Hope Smith. Not pictured are Sandra Barr, Donna Edwards, Courtney Hundley, and Betty Wright.
Those honored for 20 years of service include Patty Creed, Kitty Tate, Kitty Horton, Brian Beasley, and Amanda Snow. Not pictured are Treva Branch, Elinor Green, Abby Grose, Pam Gwyn, Kristie Hall, Lisa Hall, Janet Hauser, David Jackson, April Johnson, Heather Martin, and Ann Riggs.
Those honored for 25 years of service include Tammy Branch, Dee Jones, Judy Grove, Lisa Snody, and Laura Brintle.
Those honored for 30 years of service include Shelby Willis, Don Henderson, Jo Ann Thomas, and Pam Miller. Not pictured are Densie Jordan, Sheila Poindexter, and Norma Wactor.
Those honored for 35 years of service include Annette Bean and Kim Cheek Not pictured is Kim Thomas.
Beverly Davis and Mike Leonard were honored for 40 years of service.
Retirees recognized were Ronda Cox, Phyllis Leftwich, Darrell Estes and Judy Smith. Not pictured are Nancy Heath, Sharon Perdue, Susan Poore, Robin White and Linda Williams.