The Town of Fowler employees, guests, board of trustees and their families were treated to good food and fellowship on Friday, Dec. 13, at Cottonwood Links Golf Course.
Employees were recognized for their work ethic and quality of service to the town. For the first time in many years, an Employee of the Year was selected. Rich Spaccamonti, Public Works Director, was named the 2013 Employee of the Year.
"For all you have done and continue to do for the Town of Fowler, we appreciate your dedication," said Mayor Pat Christensen.
The Board of Trustees presented Interim Town Administrator Dan Hyatt with a gift certificate for his dedication to the Town of Fowler. Hyatt has worked endless hours, above and beyond his schedule in an effort to help the town of Fowler prosper.
Also recognized for her many years of service to the town as a trustee was Monie Stites. Stites recently stepped down from her trustee seat to accept a job offer with Rural LISC.
"We want to recognize Monie for her service to the town of Fowler. She was a asset to the board of trustees," said Christensen.
New hires: Town Clerk Kelly Lotrich, police officers Jake Freidenberger and Jason Lombard and public works/meter reader Jerry Harris were introduced. In addition, every employee was recognized for their service to the town.
Special guests this year were members of the Utility Board and their spouses; Jay and Tammy Smith, Brent and Jackie Denney. Kevin Brown, TST representative, was also a guest at this year's celebration.
The meal was provided by The Bunkhouse. After the meal, all the children in attendance received a gift or gift card and a gift exchange among the adults was enjoyed by all.