Office of the Mayor

Mayor Slay Presents Service Pins

City employees recognized for 20 and 40 years of service to the citizens of St. Louis.

March 1, 2012 | 2 min reading time

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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.

Helana Crowder with Mayor Slay on Feb. 17, 2012 

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.

Linda Whitfield, Rhonda Hamm-Niebrugge, Nancy Brown and Mayor Slay

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.

John Stoverink, Joanna Stoverink, Mayor Francis G. Slay and Jim Garavaglia

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.

Jim Sahaida and Mayor Slay

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.

Curt Skouby 20-year service pin presentation by Mayor Francis G. Slay

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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