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Navicent Health Recognizes Employees for Years of Service

Thelma Mercer

Atrium Health Navicent recently recognized approximately 400 employees for their dedication and years of service at Atrium Health Navicent's 58th Annual Employee Recognition Banquet, held on Thursday, May 10 at the Macon Centreplex.

Numerous employees were honored for 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service. The following employees received special recognition for their dedication:

Janice Garrett, 47 Years at The Medical Center, Navicent Health

Winnie Taylor, 47 Years at The Medical Center, Navicent Health

Thelma Mercer, 45 Years at Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin

Steve Cunard, 40 Years at The Medical Center, Navicent Health

Joy Hart, 40 Years at The Medical Center, Navicent Health

Linda Hartley, 40 Years at the Medical Center of Peach County, Atrium Health Navicent

Mary Anne Johnson, 40 Years at Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin

"The most important part of our health system is our people. Without a doubt, Atrium Health Navicent has one of the finest staffs of any health system, and we celebrate our employees and their continued dedication to the health of our community," said Dr. Ninfa M. Saunders, President and CEO of Atrium Health Navicent.

Along with an awards presentation, the evening included a cocktail reception, catered dinner and musical performances.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent was incorporated on November 17, 1994, as a nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to coordinate The Medical Center, Navicent Health and other affiliated entities in their mission of providing a comprehensive continuum of high quality, reasonably priced healthcare services to the region. Atrium Health Navicent has 970 beds for medical, surgical, rehabilitation and hospice purposes. The health system includes The Medical Center, Navicent Health, a nationally recognized tertiary teaching hospital; Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, the region's only dedicated pediatric hospital; Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin and Medical Center of Peach County, Atrium Health Navicent, both rural hospitals; Rehabilitation Hospital, Atrium Health Navicent, the region's oldest and most experienced rehabilitation provider; Pine Pointe, Atrium Health Navicent, which provides palliative and hospice care in homes and in its facility; Carlyle Place, Atrium Health Navicent, the area's first continuing care retirement community; Navicent Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Atrium Health Navicent; as well as diagnostic and home care services. For more information, please visit