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PCC Jones, Vicere receive Palmer Elks service award


Palmer Correctional Center CO II James Jones and Administrative Assistant Christine Vicere were recognized with the Palmer Elks Lodge #1842 Law, Order, and Public Safety award for 2011. Officer Jones began his career with the Department of Corrections in 1999 and Ms. Vicere began hers in January of 2010.

“Palmer Correctional staff nominated coworkers whom they believe contributed the most during the year. Each award recipient displayed integrity, professionalism, and dedication to get the job done regardless of the daily challenges while maintaining the team concept of Palmer Correctional Center,” said Superintendent Tomi Anderson. ” We are very proud of their contributions to the department and to the state.”

Hiland Mountain Food Service Lead is Featured ‘Good Samaritan’

This week KTVA (Channel 11 in Anchorage) aired a feature report on Hiland Mountain Correctional Center Food Service Lead George Bell. The report is titled: “Man Selflessly Fills the Bellies of Mt. View Children: George Bell provides breakfast and dinner out of his own wallet to feed children at the Mt. View Boys and Girls Club.”

Superintendent Dean Marshall wrote: “Mr. Bell has been serving nutritious meals to children in the local community since 2009. This is a fantastic service for some of the most vulnerable members of our community. CONGRULATIONS George!”

Here is a link to the KTVA report: http://www.searchktva.com/ci_16817240.