FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Arlinda Ellison
January 2, 2018 Office: (336) 229-3665
BURLINGTON- On December 19th, the Alamance County Board of Health held its annual awards ceremony at the Alamance County Health Department recognizing the work of employees and community partners.
The Board of Health recognized Jon Huemmer as the recipient of the Alamance County Health Department’s 2017 Employee of the Year Award. The 2017 Employee of the Year award is selected by the Board of Health from nominations from health department staff.
The Board of Health also recognizes outside agencies, organizations, or individuals that have partnered with the health department with the Public Health Partnership Award and the Public Health Champion Award. The Board of Health recognized Elon University as the 2017 Public Health Partnership Award recipient. Elon University was recognized for its continuous support and collaborative efforts with the health department on various projects and initiatives such as the Elon-Alamance Health Partners program. The Board of Health recognized Lisa Ferguson as the 2017 Public Health Champion Award recipient. Mrs. Ferguson coordinates a clothing ministry in the county and has on many occasions assisted the health department, as well as the Department of Social Services, with serving the basic needs of our clients.
Health Director Stacie Saunders recognized Michelle Dorminy with the Health Director’s Award. This award is presented to an employee who exemplifies the values of Public Health: Everywhere, Everyday, for Everybody.
Also recognized were retirees Terry Butts-Felton, Dora Ward, Dr. Elizabeth “Dr. K” Krzysztoforska, and Carl Carrol in appreciation of their years of service to Alamance County, and Alamance County Board of Health members Kevin Bengel and Norma Thompson in appreciation of their service to the Board.