Long service and excellence awards held at Ross Memorial

By Lindsay Advocate

Wendy Kane, an RN, won the long service award.

Ross Memorial Hospital celebrated its team members by hosting their annual Long Service and Excellence Awards in the hospital’s cafeteria yesterday.

The awards celebrate RMH employees and professional staff marking significant milestones at the hospital, along with individuals nominated by their peers in specific categories of excellence.

The 159 Long Service Award recipients this year are employees and professional staff who have worked at Ross Memorial for a minimum of 5 years, and up to 45 years. The two longest-tenured employees who were celebrated are Wendy Kane, a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department, and Jim Greer, Dialysis Assistant. They have worked at Ross Memorial for 45 and 40 years, respectively.

The accumulative number of years served by the 159 Long Service Award recipients is 2,060 years.

Twenty-eight individuals received an Excellence Award this year across four categories;

  • Dedicated to Excellence
  • Champions of Change Awards
  • Committed to the Team Awards
  • Respectful Communicator Award

A full list of the Long Service and Excellence Award recipients can be found here: https://rmh.org/document/long-service-and-excellence-award-winners-2022

Taking part in the awards ceremony on behalf of the City of Kawartha Lakes was Mayor Doug Elmslie. Wanda Percival, Chair of RMH’s Board of Governors, and Ryan O’Neil, Chair of the RMH Foundation, also provided remarks during the event.

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