Nearly 100 committed staff members attended Faith, Hope & Charity's appreciation dinner held in late May.
Administration staff members donned red, white and blue to fit the patriotic theme and decorated the Storm Lake Municipal Golf course with Fourth of July colors to match.
The highlight of the lunch was honoring employees for their years of dedication to the special children at F, H & C.
Staff members were recognized for two and half, five, seven, 10, 15 and 20 years of service.
Topping the list was Faith, Hope & Charity's administrative assistant Norma Johnson who has worked for the agency for 20 years. Johnson received a gold charm necklace for her service.
Deb Rebhuhn, Martha Reese and Nancy Leondard were recognized for 15 years of service and Deb Sundine, Betty Schmidt, Rhonda Bringle and Amy Steele were honor for seven years in the organization. In the five-year category, recognition went to Nele Meyer, Irene Belcher, Cheryl Baughman, Jill Hesselman, Jim Konradi, Sara Sippel and Patti Eskeldsen. For two and a half years of service, Pam O'Toole, Gail Erp, Dana Reinholdt, Abby Lance, Summer Sanden, Melissa Samulson, Molly Hogrefe, Amy Johnson and Libby Nehaus were honored.