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Pioneer Memorial Hospital Announces Kathy Berg as Employee of the Month for October.


Kathy Berg has been named as the October Employee of the Month for Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services.  Kathy is an Activities Assistant and Resident Assistant Med-Aide for Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home.  She was employed in August of 2016 and has been providing quality services since that time.  One of Kathy’s main responsibilities is to keep our residents busy, active, and happy.  She is also tasked with helping the assisted living residents with their medication intake.

Kathy lives in Viborg with her husband Jerry.  Kathy’s family also includes four children and two step children, their spouses and significant others, 11 grandchildren, a white German Shepherd, and 2 Siamese cats.

Those who nominated Kathy for Employee of the Month described her as an individual who has a great sense of humor and someone who shows a good attitude at all times.  One comment stated, “We are so fortunate to have her working at Pioneer Memorial.  She is so great with the residents in both the activities department and the assisted living department.”

When not working, Kathy enjoys afternoon rides on the ATV Ranger with her husband, reading, traveling, and spending time with all of her family.  When asked what she thought about receiving this award, Kathy stated, “This award is beyond my imagination, my job is so much fun  How many people get to say they make a living from visiting with people, playing games, doing crafts, going on field trips, ect...  The list keeps going on & on.  I feel so rewarded and enriched by getting to spend my days with the residents.  For the co-workers that nominated me, you are so kind.  My heart is full of appreciation for each and every one of you.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

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