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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Malloy marks 10 years with First State

Velvet Malloy, a teller in the Big Pine branch of First State Bank, is celebrating her 10th anniversary with the bank this month.

Malloy joined First State in 2003 and also serves as the Big Pine branch's environmental green captain. Originally from Denver, she has 16 years of banking experience.

"Velvet's winning personality and positive outlook make her a favorite of her customers and co-workers," said Big Pine Branch Manager Shana Casey.

Keys Federal honors Lindback

Keys Federal Credit Union recently honored Rocio Lindback for five years of service.

Rocio is a member service representative in the Key Plaza branch on North Roosevelt Boulevard.

She said her favorite part of the job is refinancing members' loans at better rates and helping members save money through debt consolidation, states a credit union press release. She said she also enjoys helping Spanish speaking members with their financial needs.

Lindback came to the Keys in 2002 to study at the Hawk's Cay Resort as part of a student work and travel program. She found that she enjoyed working with people and fell in love with her future husband who also worked at Hawk's Cay. In 2005 Rocio completed her bachelor's degree in Peru and returned to the Keys to be with her husband.

Fishermen's honors Robbins for 40 years

Fishermen's Hospital Foundation recently recognized Charlotte Robbins, who this month marked 40 years of food service to the patients of Fishermen's Community Hospital.

Robbins began her career on Oct. 18, 1973. She said she misses the more formal, professional attire worn by the staff in her early years. Nurses donned a starched, white dress and the nurse in charge wore a white cap.

Although many changes have occurred since 1973, Robbins remains a dedicated employee and plans to continue arriving at the hospital before dawn to prepare breakfast for the patients.

"Charlotte is consistently reliable, hardworking, fast and efficient. It's a pleasure working with her and her dedication will always be remembered," said Dale Kamerzel, Fishermen's Hospital food service director.

Sloppy Joe's honors Goodin

Sloppy Joe's recently presented the Jean Klausing Award to employee of the month Brooke Goodin. Goodin is a bartender who has been with Sloppy Joe's for four months. She was recognized for her outstanding performance and dedication to her work.