(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 eighteen 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 who have given 25 or more years of service to HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital or to HSHS gather in the hospital’s Healing Garden. Front row, left to right: Front row seated, left to right: Mardell Tebbe and John Schabbing (45 years). Second row, left to right: Rita Habing, Sue Stephens, Deborah Niemerg and Linda Poe (40 years); and Nancy Antrim, Jeannie Funneman, Carol Snyder, Linda Will and Terriann Tharp (35 years). Back row, left to right: Dolly Nease and Laura Will (30 years); Jennifer Lohman, Cinda Hulskotter, Beth Longwell and Cate Thoele (25 years).
Absent from the photo: Kathy Anders and Diane Livingston (40 years); Pam Bergfeld, Carol Dodson, Linda Dust and Alice Richards (35 years); Mary Houser, Michelle Slater, and Sandra Stone (30 years); and Lisa Brackney, Connie Coatney, and Mary Finley (25 years).