Riverwood celebrates milestone anniversaries for staff

RHCC employee recognition_2014On Nov. 13, Riverwood Healthcare Center honored 37 employees and retirees who have celebrated milestone anniversaries or retirement in 2014 at a special dinner at Ruttger’s. Their collective years of service totals 618!

The program focused on celebrating the honored employees individually and included sharing of valued contributions the respective employees have made to Riverwood over the years.

“These health care professionals are to be commended for their long-term commitment to delivering compassionate patient care and support for Riverwood’s mission,” said Riverwood CEO Chad Cooper. “The stories and numerous accounts of care and compassion, which were shared throughout the evening, were both inspiring and humbling, a true testament to an incredible group of people making a difference in the lives of others, day in and day out.”

Pictured left to right are (front row): Ardis Anderson, Melissa Magnuson, Nancy Hoffman, Judy Turner, Mary Schrupp; (second row): Sarah Pederson, Lou Ann Carlson, Jackie Wagner, Lynn Wikelius, Elaine Wegner, Dianne Schwerin, Beth Ambuehl, Jen Schneider, Helen Weimer; (back row): Sharon Lindberg, Lindsay Freese, Jessy Kliewer, Rose Appel, Cheryl Biscoe, Jeanine LeBlanc, Laura Lee Smith, Mary Belz, and Patty Dickhausen. Not pictured: Jean Olson, Julie Smith, Linda Tuenge, Jan Hegman, Jen Burgos, Deb Brambilla, Jennifer Bade, Rhonda Vedder, Pat Becker, Susan Boyd, Betty Cooper, Kevin Conner, and Mary Shipp-Berryman.