SHERIFF TO PRESENT 16 PERFORMANCE AWARDS TO STAFFERS

SHERIFF TO PRESENT 16 PERFORMANCE AWARDS TO STAFFERS

Doña Ana County Sheriff Todd Garrison and Undersheriff Chuck Franco will preside over a Feb. 3 awards ceremony to recognize outstanding performance in 2009 by deputies and support staff within the Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department. Of the 16 receiving awards, one will be named as the department’s employee of the year.

The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Commission Chambers of the Doña Ana County Government Center.

Receiving awards on Feb. 3 will be: Curtis Childress, Arlis Rhodes, Kathleen Sullivan, Robyn Gojkovich, Manuel Carrera, Ismael Porras, Sonia Evaro, Jay Morrison, Joe Padilla, Chris Merrill, Lydia Evaro, Lorenzo Olivas, Vicki Lusk, Bill Hampton, Jesús Olivas and Larry Roybal.

Garrison said he hopes to make the awards ceremony an annual event. The public and representatives of the media are encouraged to attend.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (575) 525-5801.