It was a special evening at the Sky Centre in Swift Current on Tuesday, November 8 as the Cypress Health Region hosted its annual Employee Service Recognition Gala. The Gala marks an opportunity for the Region to formally thank staff who have reached milestones for continuous service during the 2016 calendar year.
The program and banquet celebrated and recognized staff members who reached 5-year service plateaus ranging from a minimum of 15 years up to those who have achieved 40 years of continuous service. A total of 75 staff members were able to join together for the evening’s celebrations including: 29 staff for the 15 year milestone, 12 staff for the 20 year milestone, 14 staff for the 25 year milestone, 10 staff for the 30 year milestone, 7 staff for the 35 year milestone, and 3 staff for the 40 year milestone. These employees represented the communities of Cabri, Climax, Consul, Eastend, Gull Lake, Herbert, Hodgeville, Leader, Mankota, Maple Creek, Shaunavon, and Swift Current.
Members of the Cypress Health Region’s Senior Leadership Team participated in the program and awards presentations. A message of congratulations from Minister of Health Jim Reiter was presented to the participants. The evening’s entertainment was provided by the Swift Current Improvisational Theatre.
A complete list of names of staff members recognized for their years of service milestones in 2016 will be featured in a future edition of The Source, the Cypress Health Region’s community newsletter.
In 2016 the Cypress Health Region is recognizing a total of 339 staff members who have reached service plateaus of 5-40 years totaling 4,125 years of health care experience.