Brooke Pankonin | Johnson Publications

Perkins County Health Services employees honored for years of service at their annual employee appreciation banquet included (l-r): Audrey Schnegelberger and Martha Munoz, 10 years; Shaun Meyer and Rachelle Gaston, 15 years; and Kristine Griffiths, 20 years.

PCHS goes “Kentucky Derby” for employee banquet

By Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune Sentinel

Fifteen Perkins County Health Services employees were honored for a combined 175 years of service at the organization’s annual employee appreciation banquet. 

Guests enjoyed a meal of either prime rib or pork tenderloin, served by the Perkins County Youth Development Club, and had a wide variety of desserts provided by the PCHS morale committee, who  arranged the event. 

CEO Jim LeBrun welcomed the group, speaking of the exceptional employees and the organization’s mission, to provide excellence in care for life.

“Each day we marvel at the wonderful and compassionate care and services our staff provides to our patients, our residents and our fellow employees,” he said.

He extended his appreciation for their service. 

The Kentucky Derby themed banquet featured a best hat contest. Rachelle Gaston won the ladies' division and LeBrun took the men’s with their homemade hats. 

Those honored for years of service include:

5 years-—Jaren Witt. Angela Munson, Lloyd Marquardt and Carol Jacobs. 

10 years—Audrey Schnegelberger, Martha Munoz, Kristy Beckler and Michelle Coats.

15 years-—Shaun Meyer, Rachelle Gaston, Brenda Condon, Lisa Pankonin and Kristi Neiman. 

20 years—Kristine Griffiths and Dyan Bartels.

Guests enjoyed entertainment provided by Night Sounds Entertainment and Photo Booth. 

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