(EFFINGHAM, IL) – HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital recently held colleague celebration events during “I Promise Week” (a special St. Anthony’s theme for National Hospital Week), honoring the service of all St. Anthony’s colleagues or Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) and Southern Illinois Division (SID) colleagues located in Effingham. One hundred and fourteen colleagues received service awards in recognition of their years of dedicated service for every five years of service to St. Anthony’s, from 5 to 45 years.
A prayer service was celebrated in the hospital Chapel at the beginning of the week, and the service awardees were honored during a Colleague Appreciation Luncheon at the hospital during “I Promise Week.” The following St. Anthony’s and HSHS colleagues received awards for their service to the hospital:
St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital thanks all hospital colleagues for their dedicated service to the hospital.
Photo Caption: Colleagues present for a photo of those celebrating 25 to 45 years of service were (front row) Diana Nash, June Probst, and Kathleen Weber for 40 years, and Debra Runde (second from right) for 45 years; (back row, left to right) Cathy Wesselman, Susan Murphy, Jane Brummer, and Cathy Budde for 35 years of service; Susan Koontz for 30 years of service; and Regina Baxter, Kristine Smith, Elaine Probst, and Laura Koester for 25 years of service. See the corresponding article for a complete list of those being honored by HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for their years of service.