Labette Center
Seventh Annual Care and Compassion Awards

Labette Center for Mental Health Services Announces

Care and Compassion Award Winners

Labette Center for Mental Health Services (LCMHS) is pleased to announce the recipients from the seventh annual Care and Compassion Awards, announced in a banquet held on Saturday March 11th, 2017 at the Parsons VFW.

The Care and Compassion Awards Banquet was an evening centered on recognizing individuals who go above and beyond to show care and compassion to others.  With over 100 guests attending, Labette Center was honored to be able to recognize these individuals. A total of six awards were presented throughout the evening.

Labette Center received twenty three nominations for the Awards, which were independently reviewed and judged prior to the banquet. The recipients of this year’s Awards are:                                    

Kurt Friess
Joy Hoffman
Becky Hunn
Margo Moore
Barbara Mosier
Stacy Smith

“Each year that we are able to provide this event, we are reminded of all the wonderful individuals in our community that go above and beyond to show care and compassion to others around them.” LCMHS Executive Director Matthew Atteberry said. “It is an honor for us to be able to recognize them again this year.”

Full list of Nominees:

Carollyn Chapman
Kurt Friess
Dr. Mark Haslett
Mary Heiskell
Joy Hoffman
Becky Hunn
Sean Hurst
Melissa Lunsford
Nora Mainer
Margo Moore
Barbara Mosier
Wanda Myers
Shelli Nymbane
Stacy Smith
Sydney Schneickert
Mackenzee Willey

During the evening, Labette Center also recognized employees for years of service with the agency.  Those honored were:

Jonathan Tower, CMA– 10 years
Mark Gardner, A/D Therapist – 10 years
Don Erskin, Maintenance – 15 years
Susan Lynch, Attendant Care – 20 years
Mark Mikel, Therapist – 25 years
Tom Schibi, Team Leader – Adult Case Management – 25 years
Jack Flynn, Board Member – 30 years
Jean McCandless, Board Member – 30 years