DENNISON -- At a recent employee recognition ceremony, Trinity Hospital Twin City honored 30 employees for their years of dedicated service at the hospital. Together, the honorees represented a combined total of 370 years of working experience at Trinity Hospital Twin City.

Hospital employees received service awards for anniversary milestones achieved in 2011. Recognized for five years of service were Angel Groah, Tonya Mangus and Sherry Marty of Dennison;

Mary Ridgway of Newcomerstown; Melissa Brown of New Philadelphia; Angela Simmerman of Peoli; Wendy Burroway of Tuscarawas; and Carmen Fawcett and Shannon Allmen of Uhrichsville.

Jack Brindley Jr. and William Hutson of Dennison; Amy Bourne, Lorri Castello, Dr. Jose' Martinez and Stephanie Reitmann of New Philadelphia; Kimberly Apple of Port Washington; Keely Hutton of Scio; and Joni Baumberger and Connie Roberts of Uhrichsville were recognized for ten years of service. Receiving awards for 15 years of service were Melody Bache of Dennison, Kimberly Ferrell of Freeport, and Brenda Hall of Port Washington.

Those honored for 20 years of service were Elka VanCuren of Cadiz, Tuitofa Wanosik of Dennison, and Pamela Stewart of Gnadenhutten. Katherine Page of Uhrichsville was recognized for 25 years of service.

Service awards for thirty years of service were given to Linda Cox of Dennison; Dena Putnam of Gnadenhutten; Loraine Durmann of Stillwater; and Lori Burdette of Uhrichsville.

"We certainly feel blessed to honor such loyal and dedicated staff members here at Trinity Hospital Twin City," said Joseph J. Mitchell, Hospital president. "In this culture where employees aren't known to stay at one employer for long periods of time, we are truly fortunate to retain hard-working employees so we can continue to provide caring, experienced healthcare professionals to care for the community."

Trinity Hospital Twin City is a not-for-profit, Catholic hospital with about 240 total employees.

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