One hundred five Pekin Hospital and ProHealth Inc. employees were recently honored at the 51st Annual Service Awards Dinner held at the Pekin Moose Lodge on April 15. Employees honored have more than 1,290 years total service to Pekin Hospital and ProHealth Inc. Employees and their years of service are as follows:
Thirty-five Years: Kathy Blake, Kathy Guidi, Gretchen Norton, and Sue Seymore.
Thirty Years: David Berry, Patsy Bowers, Lori Delaware, Kathy Garlock, Sheila Kamp, Craig Redshaw, Francy VanDyke, Kay Weast, and Bonnie Wills.
Twenty-five Years: Sharlene Butterfield, Mike Erickson, Wendy Fox, Pam Lohnes, Sherry Thompson, Debbie Williams, and Karen Woiwode.
Twenty Years: Kathy Beaird, Sherry Collins, Theresa Mickens, Jan Simpkins, Teresa Sparks, and Janet VanDyke.
Fifteen Years: Carla Allen, Bennie Artman, Bonita Justice, Teresa Kazense, Nancy Lenox, Dorothea Reed, Tracey Sackett, Laurel Sharp, and Bettyanne Thies.
Ten Years: Mary Altman, Julie Barth, Tammy Blackmore, Katy Bush, Toodie Cole, Patricia Connell, Katherine Derry, Rebecca Erby, Judy Getz, Amy Graber, Karen Hancock, Crystal Kline, Cynthia Messer, Dawn Moushon, Amanda Neuman, Norma Newsome, Theresa Payne, Jason Reith, Jen Sindle, and Joyce Topper.
Five Years: Lucy Anderson, Angela Ashburn, Deb Bockler, Amanda Bonnett, Patricia Cates, Charles Decker, Tanja DeFrates, Mary Dunn, Melissa Emmons, Brittney Filley, Cory Filley, Kelly Flynn, Heather Foster, Angie Green, Victor Griffin, Chris Gunterman, Angie Hannan, Tammy Hintz, Dr. Erika Hunter, Shannon Kapraun, Katie Kelch, Tiffaney Kieser, Alina Kramer, Pat Kumer, LeAnn Mansfield, Louise Medearis, Latisha Milligan, Aletta Monks, Bruce Moore, Kim Muth, Melissa Ngo, Ann Nolan, Kimberly Ohnemus, Denise Parkhurst, Jane Quarello, Susan Rettig, Jenny Rose, Peggy Russell, Paula Schade, Dee Shortness, Michelle Smith, Chris Stapleton, Carolyn Sutter, Gloria Taylor, Phyllis VanDyke, Heidi Westhafer, Marie Wheeler, Brook Wright, Bree Zeltner, and Robin Zimmerman.
2009 Pillar Award winners were also announced that evening. On an annual basis, Pekin Hospital recognizes employees, physicians, and entire departments for their efforts in promoting the mission of being the healthcare provider of choice in the communities we serve. To achieve the mission, Pekin Hospital focuses on the Five Pillars of Excellence. The following individuals have been recognized for making significant contributions toward better serving our patients and for achieving excellence in one of the five pillars:
People Pillar Award
Department: Human Resources
Physician: Jeff Lee Ho, M.D.
Employee: LeAnn Mansfield, Food Services
Service Pillar Award
Department: 8 North Ob/Gyn
Physician: Gordon Cross, M.D.
Employee: Michelle Reed, 4 North
Quality Pillar Award
Department: ProCare Durable Medical Equipment
Physician: Donald Mitzelfelt, M.D.
Employee: Joni Barth, ER
Growth Pillar Award
Department: Family Health Center of Pekin
Physician: Mo Khan, M.D.
Employee: Robert Jones, Pekin Orthopedic Center
Finance Pillar Award
Department: Facilities Management
Physician: Volkan Sumer, D.O.
Employee: Ryan Morris, Imaging