LAKEWOOD - One hundred and forty-two employees were honored for their years of service at the 52nd WCA Hospital Annual Employee Recognition Dinner held recently at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club in Lakewood.
Dan Cordosi, a food service aide, was top honoree for reaching a service milestone of 45 years. Together, the honorees contributed 2,570 years of combined services at WCA Hospital. Employees were also honored for reaching 5, 10, 20, 30, 35, 40, and 45 years of service.
Forty-year honors went to Norma Anderson, Infection Control Coordinator; Susan Fulton, R.N., Medical Rehabilitation Unit; Ardis Johnson, Physical Therapy Assistant; Sandra Potts, Nurse Manager, Medical Rehabilitation Unit; Dianne Shaw, R.N., Endoscopy Service; and Julia Wilson, Medical Technologist.
WCA Hospital honorees gather for the 52nd annual WCA Hospital Employee Recognition Dinner held at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club in Lakewood. The hospital honored 142 employees.
During the dinner reception, WCA?Hospital president and CEO Betsy T. Wright shared a number of exciting events that took place in 2010 during the 125th anniversary year of Service at WCA Hospital. She also announced several building projects, renovations, and upgrades for 2011.
The invocation was given by the Rev. Donald Ray. Brenda J. Ireland, WCA Hospital board chair, made the introductions. Judith Burgett, WCA Hospital board member, introduced the HCAHPS/Employees of the Month. Employees with between five and 20 years of service were introduced by board members and the 25- through 45-year honorees were introduced by Ms. Wright.
"WCA relies heavily on the commitment and expertise of each of its employees,'' Mrs. Ireland said. ''Your efforts contribute to a higher level of healthcare delivery. You are a 'priceless jewel' to our hospital and our community we serve. On behalf of the WCA Board of Directors, I would like to thank each of you for the dedication, service and experience you bring to our hospital."
The following hospital employees were recognized for years of service:
45 years: Daniel Cordosi.
40 years: Norma Anderson, Susan Fulton, Ardis Johnson, Sandra Potts, Dianne Shaw, Julia Wilson.
35 years: Larrie Anderson, Jane Bentley, Marjorie Cowen, Sandra Dennison, Delma Grodecki, Wendy Heitman, Donna Hiller, Candy Kidder, Bonita King, Maryann Laska, Mary Beth Mazzone, Ronald Pittock.
30 years: Jon Anderson, Katherine Ballard, Patricia Blanchard, Patricia Buttafaro, Alisa Cornell, Dianne Courtney-Freeman, Brenda Fitzgerald, Debbie Fuller, Julie Goulding, Raymond Hagstrom, II, Joni Harvey, Janet Larsen, Dianne Larson, Susan O'Connor, Cynthia Osman, Kathleen Overbeck.
25 years: Vicki Costantini, Karla D'Angelo, Toni DeAngelo, Carol Frew, Mary Lewis, Joyce Marucci, Lisa Miller, Theresa Moore, Tamara Nelson, Jeanne Powell, Ann Thomas, Judy Truver, Cathy Wilkes.
20 years: Mary Bosek, Elizabeth Ciancio, Janet Cusimano, Karen Devine, Susan Donnelly, Yvonne Frederick, Sandra Greene, Michele Harms, Marlana Hitchcock, Tammara Lynn Card-Hodges, Nancy Stevenson, Michele Thrasher, Yvonne Wasson, Dawn Wendell, Nancy Whittington.
15 years: Mary Jane Ahrens, Thomas Anderson, Gail Borst, Glenda Campbell, Jane Chapman, Christopher D'Angelo, Lorraine Diggs, Linda Edington, Patricia Giambra, Kimberly Grover, Sally Jo Hetrick, Katherine Johnson, Vicki Johnson, Philip Messina, Cecil Miller III, Darla Nelson, Julie O'Brien, Gail Paluh, Lisa Payne, Judy Phillips, Kimberly Sherbine, Michael Soderberg, Marilyn Town, Joanne Williamson.
10 years: Allan Aulbrook, Bonnie Bucklin, Nancy Buffone, Barbara Crowley, Douglas Dilker, Jr., Jessica Fairbanks, Peri France, Patricia Franco, Michael Graham, Marlene Green, Krista Holt, Jennifer Huber, Lisa Johnson, Mary Laird, Dorothy Lyle, Linda Martin, Rhonda Morrison, Denise Olson, Tricia Overbeck, Karen Piszczek, Linda Rasmussen, Keith Robison, Casey Lyn Smith, Rebecca Smouse, Peter Mattimo.
Five years: Amy Baker, Juliana Beish, Jeremy Carmen, Jamie Cercone, Christine Conti, Ben Crites, Suzanne Diamond, Christina Fish, Barbara Fisk, William Freedline, George Fuller, Jr., Julie Ganske, Andrea Gillies, Rebecca Hanson, Abbey Hayes, Bethany Jackson, Penny Johnson, Jennifer Kier, Diane Lyons, Shelley Martinez, Sharon McKoon, Ronald Migliore, Nancy Nickerson, Pamela Paciorkowski, Alicia Robbins, Dara Shelters, Stephanie Snyder, Darren Spetz, Ashley Thompson, Therese Tilling.
Congratulations was extended to WCA's 12 newest HCAHPS/Employees of the Month: Janice Odrzywolski, Kerrin Bloomquist, Pamela Paciorkowski, Maribel Vega, Jeffrey Armentrout, Sandra Dole, Julie Morton, Kathleen Yanus, Amanda Ludwiszewski, Linda Carson, Donna Johnson and Daniel Erlandson.