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November 03
Wake Employees Recognized for Recent Awards

At its Monday, November 3, 2014, meeting, the Wake County Board of Commissioners recognized employees who have recently won 11 national, state and local awards.

Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce: First Responders Outstanding Service Awards

  • Master Deputy Shawn Curtis
    Master Deputy Shawn Curtis is a Patrol Division domestic violence deputy in the Sheriff's Office, where, in addition to his normal domestic violence work, he serves as a trainer.

  • Wake County Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
    During the February 2014 snowstorm, several EMS employees overcame many obstacles to successfully transport a patient to the hospital.

North Carolina Public Health Association: Public Health All-Star Awards

  • Sheila Frye
    Sheila Frye has led the development of a comprehensive injury prevention program that focuses on child passenger safety.

  • Giang Le
    Giang Le has changed the way school nursing program is organized to improve services to students whose health conditions interfere with their education.

  • Regina Petteway
    Regina Petteway was instrumental in Human Services achieving public health accreditation status for the first time.

Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education: President's Award
Human Services' Health Promotion Chronic Disease Prevention Team helped promote the PlayWELL Park playground, Wake County's first health education playground.

North Carolina Black Women's Empowerment Network: Women Uplifting Women Award
Sonya Reid is responsible for two public education campaigns where women are provided with preventative screenings and health education services.

North Carolina Black Women's Empowerment Network: Community Partnership Award
Ida Dawson has dedicated herself to improving the lives of people in Wake County, especially those from low-resource neighborhoods.

La Noticia: Latin American Excelente Awards—Community Service Person of the Year
Petra Hager created the first diabetes support group in Wake County for Latinos.

RouteMatch Software: Excellence in Action Award
Transportation and Rural Access (TRACS) has been using RouteMatch Software to improve customer service, save money and increase the number of on-time rides.

Center for Digital Government: Best of the Web
Wake County's website captured fourth place among U.S. county websites.

View a more detailed description of projects and a video of the presentation.





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