Domanko, WDMH staff recognized for long-term service

Dr. Wayne Domanko – Release photos

WINCHESTER – Staff at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital were recognized October 24th at the hospital’s annual long-term service awards.

“We should be very proud of our hospital. There is love and empathy and people are treated well.” That was the sentiment of Dr. Wayne Domanko as he was recognized for 50 years of service at WDMH.

Dr. Henry Prins was recognized for 45 years of service.

“It is a real joy to be at WDMH. You are all family and I truly mean that,” Prins said.

More than 70 staff members and physicians who have achieved milestone years of service were celebrated. As well, 10 staff who retired this past year were recognized. Together, the recipients have provided well over 1,000 years of service to patients and families at WDMH.

Celebrating 35 years of service are (l-r): Lisa Lange, Scanner in Health Records, Dawn Erickson, Registered Nurse and Team Leader, and Rose Ormsby, Dietary Aide, Food Services.

“I am always proud to tell people that I am a Board member at WDMH. Because when I do, I always hear wonderful stories about the care and compassion that WDMH is known for,” said board vice chair James Pitruniak. “That reputation is because of each of you – and all the staff, physicians and volunteers who look after patients and families every day.”

“To each person celebrated tonight, you are a part of the wonderful fabric of WDMH and contribute to our Compassionate Excellence,” said CEO Cholly Boland. “Congratulations and thank you for all your work.”

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