7/20/2013 1:38:00 PM Employees of the quarter receive city recognition
Krysta Dehnert receives her ‘Employee of the Quarter’ award from Mayor Diane Joens and Vice Mayor Karen Pfeifer. VVN/Jon Hutchinson
Alex Lewis (center) or the Cottonwood Fire Dept. also was recognized with one of the city’s ‘Employee of the Quarter” awards.
Two Cottonwood employees were cited during Tuesday's Cottonwood Council meeting.
Kyrsta Dehnert was named the employee of the second quarter by the city.
Dehnert, as Library Assistant II, promotes the library. Library Manager Vanessa Ward said some newcomers to our area have said the library is the first place they visit.
Dehnert promotes the free services that the library offers through her articles in the newspaper. In the past year, the library has begun to offer more and more services, and Dehnert makes sure the information is out there for the public.
Alex Lewis of the Cottonwood Fire Department has attended the Northern Arizona Emergency Medical Services) meetings on a regular basis and kept the Fire Department in good standing, making the department eligible for a NAEMS equipment grant. He applied for the grant to purchase an EKG rhythm generator. He was successful and Cottonwood Fire was awarded a $575 grant to purchase the EKG rhythm generator. This purchase will help increase training on recognizing potentially life-threatening cardiac dysrhythmias in the field.