DENNISON -- At a recent employee recognition ceremony, Trinity Hospital Twin City honored 20 employees for their years of dedicated service at the hospital. Together, the honorees represented a combined total of 245 years of working experience at the hospital.

Hospital employees received service awards for anniversary milestones achieved during 2012. Recognized for five years of service were Edna Hines of New Philadelphia; Karen Smith of North Lawrence; Melissa Resor of Senecaville; and Kimberly Armstrong and Melissa Haney of Uhrichsville.

Tammy Barley of Bowerston; Lori Kucera of Dellroy; Michelle Bair, Casey Ervin and Tara Fisher of New Philadelphia; Lydia McCluskey of Scio; Melanie Korns of Tuscarawas; and Jerod Roth of Uhrichsville were recognized for ten years of service. Receiving awards for 15 years of service were Lora Morrow of Dennison and Jennifer Demuth of New Philadelphia.

Those honored for 20 years of service were Holly Willis of Cadiz and Barb Oberholzer of Uhrichsville. Kathleen McRobie of Gnadenhutten and Kathy Norris of New Philadelphia were recognized for 35 years of service. Leanna Scott of Dover was honored with a service award for 40 years of service.

"At a time when the trend among American workers is to leave a job within about five years, it's wonderful to be able to honor three of our staff for over 35 years of service to our hospital," shared Lauren Castello, Hospital Director of Human Resources.

"We certainly feel blessed to honor the loyal and dedicated staff members of Trinity Hospital Twin City," noted Joseph J. Mitchell, hospital president. "We are truly fortunate to retain hard-working employees so we can continue to have friendly, experienced healthcare professionals here to care for the community."

Trinity Hospital Twin City is a not-for-profit, Catholic hospital with 250 employees.

For information, visit www.trinitytwincity.org.