ARH celebrates staff and physicians’ excellence and long-service milestones

October 6, 2022 – Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) staff and physicians enjoyed the red-carpet treatment as part of the team recognition celebration that included the presentation of the annual Long Service Milestones and HART Awards.

“We are fortunate to have a high-performing team committed to their patients, residents, and clients,” said Leah Levesque, President and CEO, ARH. “It was wonderful to take the opportunity to formally recognize team members who have made a long-term commitment to our organization and to celebrate individuals who go above and beyond in their roles.”

“Working in health care can be demanding and of course, these past two and half years have been exceptionally challenging,” said Andrea McClymont, Vice President, Human Resources, ARH. “We were thrilled to have the chance to come together to properly thank our ARH Team and give them the celebration they deserve for their individual and collective achievements that strengthen health care locally.”

The HART Awards recognize team members who champion the organizational values: Honesty, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork. Congratulations to this year’s recipients:

Donna Brohart, PSW with the Assisted Living Program, was the recipient of the Person and Family Centred Care Award.

Rising Star Award winners:

Jessica Broderick (Hospital)

Madeleine Donis (Grove/Community Programs)

Team Excellence Award winner:

The ARH COVID Swab Processing Team

Employee HART Award winners:

Victoria McLean (Hospital)

Michaela McClymont (Grove/Community Programs)

Physician HART Award winners:

Dr. Jennifer Becker

Dr. Terence Woods

Person and Family Centred Care Award winner:

Donna Brohart

ARH Leadership Award winner:

Amanda Kobylinski

One nominator shared the following about Donna Brohart, winner of the Person and Family Centred Care Award and a PSW with the Assisted Living Program: “Donna is a PSW who has an ability to connect and has tremendous respect for her clients and families. Donna supports clients by taking the time to listen and values her clients’ personal wishes of how they prefer their care or by making a client’s favourite recipe.”

Fifty ARH team members were recognized for their service milestones ranging from 5 to 45 years.  Below is the full list of individuals who celebrated significant work anniversaries.

5-year service milestone:

  • Amanda Reynolds
  • Amber Ravesloot-Wark
  • Angela Patenaude
  • Beverly Harrison
  • Carolyn Gora

    Sandra Brydges celebrated her 20-year milestone and was a member of the ARH COVID Swab Processing Team who was honoured with the Team Excellence Award.

  • Catherine Neudorf
  • Elaine Robertson
  • Elizabeth Hill
  • Jaime Bossio
  • Jessica Harris
  • Josefina Modar
  • Kasey Turner
  • Lauren Baker
  • Laurin MacDonald
  • Melissa Hartwick
  • Michaela McClymont
  • Nicole Papousek
  • Roxanne Perreault
  • Sarah Lewis
  • Stephanie Duncan
  • Tracy Schlievert
  • William Brydges

10-year service milestone:

  • Andrea McClymont
  • Becky Wingate
  • Emily Wallace
  • Kelly Wilson
  • Laurie Hebert
  • Nancy Debenham
  • Rebecca Mohr
  • Shane Campbell
  • Thyan Donnelly
  • Victoria Hallas
  • Whitney May

15-year service milestone:

  • Amanda Cavanagh
  • Anne Reich
  • Carol Lavallee
  • Pamela Goodwin

20-year service milestone:

  • Brent Schultz
  • Herve Despres
  • Jayne Stevens
  • Linda Mantha
  • Sandra Brydges

25-year service milestone:

  • Claire Morash
  • Debbie Dryden
  • Janie Perry

30-year service milestone:

  • Judith Nicholson
  • Dr. Rivington

40-year service milestone:

  • Susan Wilson

45-year service milestone:

  • Cathy Brazeau

About Arnprior Regional Health

Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) is a progressive 140-bed organization that includes a fully accredited community hospital, nursing home, primary health care centre and extensive community programs. ARH is a regional hub with a strong history of providing exemplary care to the residents of West Ottawa, McNab/Braeside, Arnprior and Mississippi Mills. As your partner in health, ARH is committed to listening to and responding to meet the needs of those we serve, because together, we create a healthy community.

Media contact:

Melissa McDermott

Communications Manager

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