The Bottom Line
Sunday, December 23, 2012

Utility Board appoints Ramsay-Vickrey

The Utility Board recently appointed Beth Ramsay-Vickrey as the District Five representative to KEYS' Advisory Committee. The district includes Big Pine to the Seven-Mile Bridge.

The five-member advisory committee is designed to provide the board and KEYS' staff with community input on issues such as generation, distribution, finance, customer service and new ventures.

Hospital celebrates and honors

Fishermen's Community Hospital celebrated its 50th anniversary and announced the hospital's nurse, manager and employee of the year during an Employee Appreciation Dinner Dec. 10.

Emergency Room Supervisor Jerilyn Town, RN, was named manager of the year. Nurse Stacy Jinks received the nurse of the year honor, Susan Runyon, who works in the Human Resources department, was named employee of the year.

Michael Cunningham, chairman of the hospital's board, thanked all the employees and honored several employees for their many years of service.

25 Years: Linda Douville, Dorothy Hawkins

20 Years: Shirley Wodzien

15 Years: Laura Arbuckle, Julie Childress, Hugo Diaz, Penny Kausal, Susan Walsh

10 Years: Mary Albright, Sarah Bruno, Sheila Derwin, Patrick Naughton, Yesenia Ramirez

Five Years: Sandra Bezanis, Jennifer Mosel, Nancy Bloch, Melissa Richards, Ricky Boza, Norma Smith, Dr. Edward Collins, Kathleen Sprague, Lidieth Estrada, P.J. Tedrick, Randall Hochberg, Dale Thress, Lynn Kallfelz, Marylou Webster, Terry Lynn Kelly, Cynthia Widmaier, Gerianne Lamb-Kurkowski, Maria Yabao

Valant opens new office

Leslie Valant of Edward Jones financial services opened a new office at 30646 Overseas Hwy., Big Pine Key on the memorable date of 12/12/12.

Valant has been a financial advisor since 2009.