Hardy Telecommunications recently honored its employees and directors who reached service milestones with the company in 2011.
Special thanks was given to Phyllis Cook for her 19 years as president of the Board of Directors.Phyllis officially stepped down as president of the Hardy Telecommunications board at the group’s regular October meeting after almost two decades in the role. Greg Zirk was named as the new board president. Phyllis remains on the board as the representative of South Fork serving area 2.
At a dinner in November to recognize service award recipients, Greg praised Phyllis for her leadership as board president. Phyllis thanked the other board members and employees of HardyTelecommunications for their support over the years.
Hardy Marketing/Human Resource Director Derek Barr said the dinner and ceremony is the company’s opportunity to thank those people who have been integral to Hardy’s success.
“It takes dedicated employees and directors to keep Hardy Telecommunications at the forefront of our industry, which is advancing as rapidly as any industry in the world,” he said. “We could never accomplish our goals in serving the residents of Hardy County without this talented group of people.”
General Manager Scott Sherman paid tribute to Hardy’s other 2011 service honorees. Those recognized were Controller Don Whetzel, for 15 years of service; Project Manager Bobby Armistead and Service Order Coordinator/Customer Service Representative David Mathias, for 10 years of service; and Internet and PC Technician Heather Sites, for five years of service. The employees received plaques celebrating their achievements.
Three other members of the Board of Directors were presented plaques for their service milestones. Greg, who represents Moorefield serving area 2; Victoria Dyer, who represents Lost River serving area 3; and Ervin Wilkins Jr., who represents Lost River serving area 4, were recognized for five years of service as board members.