SIKESTON -- Bootheel Counseling Services has announced that Tanya Ellison has been chosen by her coworkers as the employee of the quarter for the fourth quarter. Ellison has been employed as a billing clerk with the agency for over 8 years.
Ellison was nominated for being very conscientious and meticulous when it comes to her work. She consistently meets deadlines and always takes on more than her expected workload. She treats clients and coworkers with respect while being friendly and courteous to all she comes in contact with.
Tanya resides in Sikeston with her husband, Jason, and two sons, Brandon and Spencer.
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Health Care has announced that Jillian Savoy, Certified Nursing Assistant, was chosen at the November employee of the month.
Savoy has been an employee at Sikeston Health Care for six months. She plans to attend school to become a licensed practical nurse.
She loves the residents and staff at her workplace, which has special residents with special needs.
"It does not take a lot of extra time to be nice or spend a little extra time to take care of their needs," Savoy said.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 10-year-old son and her friends.
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Community Policy Analysis Center, housed at the University of Missouri, has begun conducting an economic baseline study for the Mississippi River Hills Region. Scott County is included in the region.
The baseline study examines historical patterns of employment, labor force, commuting patterns, population, taxable retail sales, county revenues and expenditure, and other key economic and demographic variables. The information is used to provide 10 year projections of demographic and economic variables. The purpose of the study is to help groups think about issues that their communities might face in the future.
For more information on the university's work with the Mississippi River Hills Region, please contact Tish Johnson, Community Development Specialist, at 573-883-3548 or firstname.lastname@example.org.