Massena Memorial Hospital honors employees at 17th annual recognition program
Monday, November 14, 2011 - 5:09 am

Marlene Emlin (second from left), Health Information Services, celebrates 35 years at MMH. Julie Zyzik, Director Health Information Services, Charles Fahd, II, Chief Executive Officer and Sean Curtin, Chief Financial Officer, congratulate her.Marlene Emlin (second from left), Health Information Services, celebrates 35 years at MMH. Julie Zyzik, Director Health Information Services, Charles Fahd, II, Chief Executive Officer and Sean Curtin, Chief Financial Officer, congratulate her.

MASSENA – Memorial Hospital’s 17th annual Employee Recognition Program was held to honor employees who achieved career milestones in 2011.

The Employee Recognition program’s theme this year was Vision, Enthusiasm, Hard Work and Desire.

Charles F. Fahd, II, Chief Executive Officer, addressed the employees with great respect in regards to the tremendous years of dedication each employee has given to Massena Memorial Hospital.

This year 61 employees were recognized with over 840 years of service. One employee, Marlene Emlin, Fiscal Services was recognized for serving 35 years of service in the Health Information Services Department.

Additionally, Lisa Rotonde, Public Relations; Carla Premo and Charles Hubbard, Environmental Services; Vick Tyo and Kevin Ward, Laboratory; Joanne Barnes, Materials Management, Paula LaVigne, Patient Accounting; and Frances Fenlong, Nursing Supervision, were all recognized for 30 years of service with the hospital.

Tallying in at 25 years are David Tisdale, Outreach Services; and Anita Richards, Health Information Services and Heather Truax, Patient Accounting.

Eight employees mark 20 years of service, they are: Clarence (Fred) Brush, Environmental Services; Brenda Dodge Patient Registration; Jane Ward, Medical Staff office; Ralene North, ED/Perinatal Services; Janine Harrigan-Pierce, Medical/Surgical and Pediatric Unit; Patricia Kenyon, ICU; Valerie Skomsky, Surgical Services; and Tammy Butler, Outreach Clinics.

Fifteen year slates another six employees: Anastasia Blanchard, Health Information Services; Becki Haverstock, Patient Accounting; Darlena James and Sara Gleason, Dialysis; Clyde Leffler, Surgical Services; and Bonnie Wietz, Outreach Clinics.

Ten years of service marks 13 employees who are: Jana Grose, Information Services; Timothy Lalonde and Steve Krywanczyk, Maintenance; Greg Marlow Environmental Services; Daniel O’Keefe and Diana Gabri, Laboratory, Christina Leigh, Nutritional Services; Catherine Roach, Patient Accounting; Karen Trevino, Patient Registration; Betty MacDonald, Performance Improvement; Cherie Bisnett, Medical/Surgical/Pediatric Unit; Amanda Stickney and Linda Kuhn, Surgical Services.

Five years of service recognition includes: from Administrative Services, Paul Auger, and Dane Brenno, Anesthesia; from Ancillary Services, Amanda Thomas, Environmental Services, Kathleen Lauzon, Outreach Clinics; Thomas Savage, Laboratory; Renee Murray, Debra Kershner, and Anthony Orden, Medical Imaging; Jennifer Benware, and Ronald Chase, Nutritional Services; Kim Thompson, Speech Therapy; Brittany Rowe, and Thomas Mattice, Respiratory Therapy; from Fiscal Services Betty Booth, Materials Management; from Nursing Services Sally Savage, Dialysis and Sue Lavier, Dialysis; Joann Brand, ER; Ricky Brewer, Eric Wiley, Donna Dishaw, and Julie Stewart, Medical/Surgical/Pediatric unit; from Practice Management Nicole Garcia, Kids Korner.