Four Vernon residents were honored by their employer, Vernon Advent Christian Homes Inc., on December 29, on their occasion of their year end retirement. Alice Kinsman (first photo, left ) was a 42 year employee as a licensed nurse’s assistant at Vernon Green Nursing Home, prior to her 2015 retirement. Her sister, Emily Wood, (first photo, right) is just completing 45 years of continuous service as an LNA, and had served a total of 47 years at Vernon Green.
David Potvin, (second photo, right) had completed 31 years of service at Vernon Homes, 18 as the cook at Vernon Hall , and the last 13 in the maintenance department, retiring as the director of maintenance. His wife, Carol, (second picture, left) had spent the past two years providing transportation for residents at the Vernon Hall Assisted Living facility.