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Marty Jolliff accepts the Salem Township Hospital Employee of the Year Award from Hospital Foundation President Barney Bruce.

Salem Township Hospital Names Employee of the Year

By Bruce Kropp, WJBD News

The Salem Township Hospital employee of the year is Marty Jolliff.  He is beginning his eighth year working in the maintenance department of the hospital and is responsible for the outside appearance of the hospital.  

This is the fifth year the Salem Township Hospital Foundation has presented the employee of the year as part of Hospital Week activities.  Foundation President Barney Bruce says Jolliff was one of 13 very deserving employees to be nominated.  

Bruce read from Jolliff's nomination letter.   "Very personable, had a calm mannerism, was encouraging, goes beyond what is required for the job, a friendly employee and they take pride in their work."

Jolliff was not at work when the initial announcement was made, but was congratulated when he arrived for work later in the day on Wednesday.  He says he enjoys his job.  "Real well, I get to help people.  I feel like I'm accomplishing something that way," said Jolliff.  

In addition to a plaque notating the employee of the year, Jolliff also received a check for $500 from Dr. Lakshmanan who sponsors the annual award.  Jolliff says he's still thinking about how he will utilizing the money, but says some of it may go to replace his 30 year old bicycle that he rides all the time.   

Other finalists for the award were Amanda Albu, Lisa Beasley, Eydee Bumgarner, Robin Davis, Lana Jones, Kendra Taylor, Mike Jones, Randy Leuty, Charles Randolph, Brad Tiemann, Betty Wood and Sheri Hopkins.  

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