Sisters offer employees a world of thanks

February 24, 2015 by


Flags from around the world provided the theme Tuesday evening.

Thirteen employees of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia were honored this evening (Tuesday, Feb. 24) at the 2015 Employee Gratitude Banquet at the Nazareth Motherhouse.

The annual event drew of a crowd of nearly 130 employees, their guests and Sisters of St. Joseph. The theme of the evening was “We are the World,” with each dinner table representing an individual country and the auditorium decorated with a range of international flags.

The employees honored, listed with their jobs and length of service, are:

  • Vicky Thoman, administrative assistant to the Leadership Council, 35 years
  • Susan LeDuc, Manna House of Prayer administrative services area coordinator, 25 years
  • Carlene Edwards, cook, 20 years
  • Joy Bliss, housekeeping, 15 years
  • Sharon Bates, nurse aide, 15 years
  • Barbara Kortman, nurse aide, 10 years
  • Kim Brownell, charge nurse, five years
  • Tina Goff, nurse aide, five years
  • Pam Huber, charge nurse, five years
  • Georgetta Kearn, dietary aide, five years
  • Cam Koerber, charge nurse, five years
  • Sheri Krause, administration assistant/reception, five years
  • Mary Walker, charge nurse, five years

Bates, Huber and Bliss were not able to attend. (No photo was available for Huber.)

The Sisters of St. Joseph have about 70 employees in Concordia, working at the Nazareth Motherhouse, Manna House of Prayer and the CSJ Administrative Center at 215 Court St.

web-Thoman,VickyVicky Thoman
35 years
web-LeDuc,SusanSusan LeDuc
25 years
web-Edwards,CarleneCarlene Edwards
20 years
web-Bliss,JoyJoy Bliss
15 years
web-Bates,SharonSharon Bates
15 years
web-Kortman,BarbaraBarbara Kortman
10 years
web-Brownell,KimKim Brownell
5 years
web-Goff,TinaTina Goff
5 years
web-Kearn,GeorgettaGeorgetta Kearn
5 years
web-Koerber,CamCam Koerber
5 years
web-Krause,SheriSheri Krause
5 years
web-Walker,MaryMary Walker
5 years


2 Responses to “Sisters offer employees a world of thanks”

  1. Janis wagner on February 25th, 2015 9:01 pm

    Gratitude is the word
    For your presence among us at nazareth.

  2. Loretta Jasper on February 25th, 2015 6:43 am

    Thanks bunches for sharing in our Mission of unioning love. Thanks to those of you who personally share in the care of our elders; and thanks to you who personally assist me in my own ministries to our dear neighbor.

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