Erlanger Celebrates 517 Associates At Employee Service Awards Banquet

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Wanda Wheeler accepts her 50 years of service award from Kevin Spiegel
Wanda Wheeler accepts her 50 years of service award from Kevin Spiegel

Friday, Aug. 25 marked another special milestone in the history and tradition of Erlanger Health System as they celebrated 517 associates for their years of service, ranging from five to 50 years.


The fifty-year service award recipient was Wanda Wheeler, who has worked in many different areas of the hospital during her tenure.

There were two 45 year service award recipients, Donna White and Sandra Wright, and seven 40 years of service recipients, Jeanne Baker, Nanette Car, Dianna Geren, Darlene Groogan, Annette Pollard- Lacey, Deborah Riley and Lawrence Williams. 19 associates celebrated 35 years at Erlanger and 44 celebrated 30 years of service to the hospital.


“Our employees and their dedication to the community drives Erlanger to a higher level of care,” said Gregg Gentry, chief of staff to the president and CEO and chief administrative officer. “We are pleased to recognize our employees for their hard work and commitment to improving the level and availability of health care to our communities. We could not accomplish our goals without our extraordinary employees.”


Each year, Erlanger honors associates who have reached a five-year milestone of service to the health system.  The annual service awards event is dedicated to those who have dedicated countless hours to help make Erlanger what it is today. Many of the attendees shared words of wisdom and love for their hospital and coworkers that have helped make Erlanger a great place to work.


Lawrence Williams excitedly receives his 40 years of service award from Kevin Spiegel
Lawrence Williams excitedly receives his 40 years of service award from Kevin Spiegel

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