The City of Charlottetown honoured its long-serving employees at a recent ceremony for their contributions to the city at significant points in their careers and upon retirement.
"Our long-serving employees and retirees are recognized at the Mayor’s Citizen Recognition Awards each year because we want to pay tribute to all that they’ve done for the City of Charlottetown," said Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee. "We are fortunate to have hardworking, committed employees who dedicate their careers to making our city a better place. The award ceremony allows us to publicly extend heartfelt thanks for all that they have done and continue to do for the City of Charlottetown."
The following employees were recognized for 20 years of service: Jackie McKinnon, Parks and Recreation; John Williams, Public Works; and Darren Gallant, Public Works.
Seven individuals were honoured for 25 years of service, including: Chris Flanagan, Public Works; Sharon Becker, Human Resources; Craig Walker, Water and Sewer Utility; Donna Waddell, Administration; Sgt. Tom Clow, Police Services; Cst. Allan Kelly, Police Services; and Cst. Steve Currie, Police Services.
Sharon MacKinnon in the Planning and Heritage Department was recognized for 35 years of service, and Randy Gallant from the Public Works Department was recognized for 40 years of service.
Also honoured at the June 12 awards ceremony were City of Charlottetown retirees, including: William Bowerbank, Fire Services; Joseph Deighan, Parks and Recreation; Doreen Paynter, Police Services; Daniel Hughes, Human Resources; and Margot Elgharib, Human Resources.
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