This article is 10 years old. It was published on March 1, 2012.
In a ceremony at City Hall last month, Mayor Francis G. Slay presented service pins to several employees celebrating major service anniversaries with the City.
Pictured above: Mayor Slays presents a 40-year service pin to Helena Crowder, who currently serves at Lambert St. Louis International Airport. Crowder began her career with the City on Feb. 14, 1972.
The next presentation was made to Nancy Brown, also currently serving at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. Brown began her service with the City on Jan. 24, 1972. Pictured above are: Linda Whitfield, Brown's supervisor; Airport Director Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge, Nancy Brown and Mayor Slay.
Mayor Slay then asked Joanna Stoverink of the Comptroller's Office Asset Management Section to step up and receive her 40-year service pin. Stoverink also began her tenure with the City on Jan. 24, 1972. Pictured above are John Stoverink, Joanna Stoverink, Mayor Slay and Jim Garavaglia.
Then it was James G. Sahaida's turn to receive his 40-year service pin. Sahaida currently works at the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment. He began his service with the City on June 7, 1971.
The last presentation was made to Curtis B. Skouby, Director of the City's Department of Public Utilities. Mayor Slay presented Skouby with his 20-year service pin.
Mayor Francis G. Slay
City of St. Louis
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