Employee Recognition Awards

GBC'S '99 HOLIDAY PARTY BEGAN WITH OUR EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION AWARDS, acknowledging those who have reached milestones and expressing appreciation for their commitment and dedication. In addition to Robert Burkart and Al Prisco, 40 year veterans, many employees were recognized.

Among the honorees, 11 received awards for five years of service and eight received awards for ten years. Richard Azevedo, Plant Engineer and Felicia Savage, Assistant Warehouse Supervisor received special recognition for 15 years. Berta Castaneda, Assistant Production Supervisor, David Gussack, President and Norma Reyes, Purchasing Assistant were honored for reaching the 20 year mark.

Employees of the Year

Tribute was also paid to two of 1999's outstanding GBC employees. Joanne Battestin, Customer Service Representative and Raphy Felix, Set-Up/Serviceperson were named Employees of the Year. Joanne's helpful, friendly voice is well known to our many Distributors. Popular Raphy Felix keeps the jobs running all day long in our West Nyack plant. Both announcements were met with great enthusiasm from the crowd.