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WMH Honors Long Term Employees

Long term employees and physicians at Western Maine Health were honored on Thursday May 8th at an annual celebration at the Four Seasons Conference Center in South Paris.

Human Resources organizes the yearly event to celebrate employees and physicians. This year the event had a western theme, and attendees were encouraged to dress theme appropriately.  Employees who have been with the organization at least 5 years are invited to the event and they are specially recognized for every 5 years of service.

This year several employees for their decades long commitment, including 40 year employee Patricia Coolidge, Judy Bennett for 35 years of service, Lori Cummings for 30 years of service, and Katherine Bonney, Deidra Brown, Marcia Campbell, Elton Cole, Teresa Farrington, Joanne Moulton, Michael Rolfe all for 25 years of service.

Also recognized were the following: For 20 Years: Claire Akers, Kimberly Gadway, Doris Jaynes, Mary Johnson, Wendy Lane, Caren Long, Judith Smith, Ann Stengelsen, Cherie St. Pierre, and Sondra Withey.  For 15 Years: Barbara Allen, Steven Azevedo, Rae Buehl, Melanie Corbett,  AnnMarie Crosby, Beth Damon, Stephen Goldsmith, Amy Kahkonen, David Kumaki, MD, Nadine Lanham, Christine McLaughlin, Diana McLaughlin, Kelly Moore, and Jody Robbins.  For 10 Years: James Andrews, O. Wesley Brown, Rebecca Chagrasulis, MD, Susan Colby, Pam Colman, Gail Danforth, Lisa Day, Rhonda Dunn, Tammy Fitzmorris, Laura Jett, MD,  Ann Litchfield, Rebecca Michaud, Sherry Millett, H. Barrett Pottle,  Jennifer Spencer,
For 5 Years: Diane Allen, Stephanie Bennoch, Sarah Berry, Melissa Blackburn, Lisa Brown, Lori Burton, Miguela Celis, Pamela Chadwick, Jason Criscitelli, Bethany Danico, Kimberly Desanctis, Philip DuBois, Scott Foster, Jr., Dee Gagne, Heather Galasso, Paul Hewey, Donna Johnson, Bonnie Jones, Michelle Martin, Heather Mills, Kerry Morin, Alison Newton, Nisa Noble, Angela Paradie, Diane Peet, Noralynn Rolfe, Linda Sargent, Mark Scribner, Sherri Shaw-Davidson, Ann Smith, Patricia Stout DelVisco, Diane Talon, Barbara Thorpe, Jennifer Tripp, Ai J Twitchell, Ingrid Twitchell, Michelle Ward.

Employees celebrated are from all areas of Western Maine Health including Market Square Health Care Center, Stephens Community Healthcare Foundation, Stephens Memorial Hospital, PACE Paramedic Service, Western Maine Family Practice, Western Maine OB/GYN, and Western Maine Pediatrics.

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Photo Captions: L-R Jody Shields, Ola Melhus, M.D., and Tammy Fitzmorris celebrate the western theme in style.

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