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Employees Celebrate Years of Service at Dinner Presentation

Rochelle Community Hospital honored 2013 service award recipients and a guest with a dinner and awards presentation on March 13.  Managers thanked their employees with letters they wrote about each staff member.  A digital photo display featured pictures of employees throughout their years of employment.  A monetary award for each year of service was also presented to those being recognized.


Employees being honored included:

60 Years:  Audrey Brink

40 Years:  Doris Dickey

30 Years:   Colette Eckhardt, Esther Schippers, and Gerda Wegener

20 Years:  Ginger Rogers and Donna Trout

15 Years: Robert Johns, Elizabeth Kapler, Patricia Robles and Crystal Vondergathen

10 Years:  Frank Bemis, Jennifer Foltz, Katie Fuller, Heather Helser, Lisa Nieto, Erica Sachs, Tina Saylor and Amy Yocum.

5 Years:  Maria Albers, Margaret Aukerman, Virginia Castro, Angela Cooney, Gayle Cox, Kellie Downing, Richard Downing, Christina Fisher, Laura Fowler, Thelma Geske, Angela Harris, Cherie Hayes, Melissa Inman, Shannan Johnson, Yvonne McBride, James Miller, Phyllis Powers-Sieks, Janet Taylor, Suzanne Taylor- Hopkins, Marla VanVickle and Teresa Webb.


Together, these 40 employees represent 475 years of service. 

Photo:  RCH Chief Executive Officer, Mark Batty congratulates Audrey Brink (left) and Doris Dickey (right) for their longevity and dedication to the hospital which totals 100 years of service.



Janet Stewart

Marketing/Public Relations Coordinator