Washington County library recognizes staff for years of service

November 30, 2008

Washington County Free Library held its annual Training and Staff Awards Day Nov. 11 at the Central Library in Hagerstown.

As part of the day's activities, John Frye, who celebrated his 40th anniversary with the library this year, talked about the many changes that have occurred at the library during those years.

Volunteers Terri Baer, Richard Cramer, Lea Kersting, Carol Moller, Leon Purdham, Jean Sax, Diane Sharpe and Clif Smith each received a certificate of appreciation.

Darlene Reimond, Jackie Price, Maria Smucker, Ashley Hutson and Chris Hawkins received 2008 STAR Achievement Awards. Recipients of STAR Achievement Awards are nominated by their peers for this recognition.


The following employees received service awards:

Five years - Marilyn Ashcraft, Ruth Curry, Elaine Martin, Dennis McPherson, Nicole Onley, and Carrie Willson-Plymire.

10 years - Lyla Bell, Marsha Fuller, Barb Kronewitter and Jim Widmyer.

20 years - Deb Williams.

25 years - Patty Hammond and Janet McCartney.

35 years - Sharon Collis, Chris Henry and Ann Moore.

40 years - John Frye.

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