Sarah Rueter Selected 2014 Employee of the Year

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Published on April 4 2014 7:37 pm
Last Updated on April 4 2014 7:37 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Sarah Rueter was honored Friday as the 2014 Employee of the Year.

Rueter, who works at the Effingham Performance Center, was chosen from among eight nominees for the award and was honored as part of the Employee Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce.  Rueter's honor was announced by Effingham Mayor Merv Gillenwater, who declared it "Sarah Rueter Day" in the city.

(EFFINGHAM MAYOR MERV GILLENWATER CONGRATULATES SARAH RUETER OF THE EFFINGHAM PERFORMANCE CENTER AS "EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR")

Rueter said she was surprised by being nominated for the award, but appreciated it, saying they work hard at the EPC to make it a great addition to the Effingham community.

Other nominees included our own Wayne Moran, nominated by our boss Dave Ring for his overall work but particularly for his efforts to enhance news and sports and other information on our websites.  The nominees also included Janene Swingler, administrative assistant for Dr. Ruben Boyajian, Corey Schumacher of Burford Electric, Jane Summers of Siemer Milling Company, Jean Fearday who is a CNA at Willowbrook of Effingham, Becky Kinman of Charles Heuerman Trucking, and Tory Buhnerkempe, who works in the Wound Care Department at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital.

Local motivational speaker Dan Woods was the special guest, focusing on how to "Dress for Success from the Inside Out".  

(DAN WOODS ADDRESSING FRIDAY'S AUDIENCE)