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City salutes military Veterans among their workforce

By Staff | Nov 8, 2017

The City of Sanibel salutes the 22 Veterans of US Military Service in our workforce.

“Our country has been shaped by the heroes who have served to protect our freedoms. Our country owes much to these men and women who served. On behalf of the citizens of Sanibel, we are proud to recognize the sacrifice, courage and dedication of each City of Sanibel employee who has served in our country’s military service”, stated Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane.

Those individuals include:

* James Ashcraft, Utilities, Navy

* Rodd Bell, Public Works, Navy

* Magdiel Bernier, Police, Army

* Mike Claney, Information Technology, Navy

* Adam Dees, Building, Navy

* James Evans, Natural Resources, Army

* Matthew Fannon, Recreation, Marines

* David Fehlandt, Public Works, Amry

* Samuel Halverson, Public Works, Army

* Lance Henninger, Police, Navy

* Craig Henry, Public Works, Marines

* James Isom, Administrative Services, Army

* Gordon Kwek, Public Works, Army

* Christopher Kwek, Public Works, Army

* Chad Maik, Police, Airforce

* Joshua Ooyman, Planning, Marines

* Kelsey Reed, Public Works, Army

* Michelle Rose, Police, Army N.G.

* Christopher Salter, Public Works, Marines

* Sabine Schroeder, Legislative, Army

* Arthur Stallsmith, Utilities, Navy

* Anthony Thompson, Police, Marines

“As city manager, I am extremely proud of our outreach to veterans when we recruit new employees. As the daughter of a deceased disabled military Veteran and the niece of a deceased POW my family is aware of the cost of freedom. There are no words that can express my appreciation and admiration of all who served and especially my co- workers who served our country and now serve the citizens of Sanibel,” added Sanibel City Manager Judie Zimomra.

All Sanibel citizens and visitors are invited to join our community’s annual Veteran’s Day program at the Sanibel City Hall flagpole, 800 Dunlop Road, 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov.r 11. Music begins at 10:45 a.m.