LUMBERTON — Southeastern Regional Medical Center employees and retirees from Bladen County were honored earlier this month at the medical center’s annual service awards banquet.
Southeastern’s administrators and Human Resources Director Joseph Glezen presented service pins during the after-dinner ceremony held in the hospital’s dining room. The guest speaker was UNC-Pembroke head football coach Pete Shinnock.
Employees celebrating a five-year anniversary milestone of 15 or more years were honored at the ceremony by receiving service pins. Former employees who retired during 2011 were also recognized. More than 2,200 employees work on Southeastern’s main campus and affiliated agencies.
Receiving 30-year pins were: Pauline B. Davis (Float Pool) of Bladenboro, Rebecca Heflin (3rd East) of Bladenboro, Janet J. Hester (Gibson Cancer Center) of Elizabethtown, and Bernice S. Wilson (Patient Access) of Bladenboro.
Recognized for 25 years of service were: Faye P. Allen (Employee Health) of Bladenboro, Elizabeth J. Andrews (IMU) of Bladenboro, and Amanda G. Jackson (Care Management) of Bladenboro.
Kelly C. Bryant (Surgical Services) of Bladenboro, Connie B. Edwards (Emergency Department) of Bladenboro, and Camille L. Villagomez (Physician Services) of Bladenboro received 20-year pins.
Honored for 15 years of service were: Doris R. Davis (Endoscopy) of Bladenboro and Mary L. White (C.A.P.) of Elizabethtown.
Those who retired were: Barbara J. Autry (Southeastern Hospice House) of Elizabethtown, 4 years; Gail M. Dove (Lumberton Medical Clinic) of Elizabethtown, 35 years; Hazel L. Jones (Food Services) of Bladenboro, 21 years; Doris A. Taylor (WoodHaven) of Bladenboro, 20 years; and Vivian M. West (Endoscopy) of Bladenboro, 12 years.