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Sunday, December 1, 2013

Gardens Hotel earns Conde Nast award

The Gardens Hotel recently announced that it received a Conde Nast Traveler Award. The accolade honors hotels that readers select as "Best in the World" in various categories. This year a record-breaking number of readers participated in the survey worldwide.

"The Gardens Hotel is thrilled to receive The Best in the World Top Hotels award," said Kate Miano, owner of The Gardens Hotel on Angela Street. "Our entire team strives to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that we consistently exceed our guests' expectations."

Fishermen's Hospital honors 3

Fishermen's Community Hospital recently announced the recipients of its Exemplary Employee Awards Program for the Third Quarter 2013.

Joe Brake, director of information systems, was named manager of the quarter. Brake, a 13-year hospital veteran, previously received Manager of the Year honors in 2005, 2006 and 2011 and has been named the hospital's quarterly manager six times.

Nominated by his co-workers, Brake was praised for patiently and skillfully guiding the hospital through its transition from paper to electronic record keeping.

Nurse of the Quarter honors went to Susan Bolz of the Surgical Services Department. Bolz moved to Marathon in May 2012, and although relatively new to the staff, her co-workers raved about her competence, reliability and helpful interaction with others, states a hospital press release.

The final award, Employee of the Quarter, went to Analis Flores of the Pharmacy Department. A Marathon resident, Flores was nominated for doing an outstanding job and for helping to improve hospital processes as she learned new job skills.

Employees honor Carter

Employees of Westwinds Guesthouse, Independent Abstract and Title and Independent Mortgage and Finance last month eagerly honored their employer B.G. Carter as "the best employer on the island" during a party at the guesthouse.

More than 20 employees, past and present, attended the reception to thank their boss.