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July 31, 2017
Grant-Blackford Mental Health celebrated its 31st Annual Staff Appreciation Day Event on Thursday, June 15th, 2017 on the Wabash Avenue facility grounds.

The special day included an outdoor picnic lunch, door prizes, staff gifts, and service awards for staff celebrating significant anniversaries within the organization. President/CEO, Paul Kuczora, presented the service awards and delivered a message to staff about recent successes of the organization as well as ongoing challenges facing the treatment of mental illness and addiction in our community.  In addition, Mr. Kuczora was recognized for achieving 40 years of service to Grant-Blackford Mental Health.
Staff Members Honored at this year's event are as follows:

5 Years of Service - Teresa Bazan, Alyce Branham, Dr. Michael Conn, John Gray, Steven Hazelwood, Bonnie Nelson, Christina Riddle and Lindsay Wallace
15 Years of Service - Kathy Adams, Diana Miller, Melisa Snyder and Faith Spaulding
20 Years of Service - Anita Banter, Linh Duong, Catherine Hanthorn and Deborah Walters
25 Years of Service - Vickie Lada and Karen Welsh
30 Years of Service - Mary Ann Dawson and Karen Newell
40 Years of Service - Paul G. Kuczora
Grant-Blackford Mental Health, Inc. provides mental health and addiction services that improve the quality of life within our community.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Paul Kuczora at President/CEO or email at
Sarah Persinger, Administrative Assistant
(765) 733-0326