Boys & Girls Homes celebrates Employee longevity

January 29, 2021

Lake Waccamaw, NC – Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina takes time each January to acknowledge employee longevity by presenting tenure awards in five-year intervals.

“As an organization, we are as good as our people,” said President/CEO Ricky Creech. “I have been impressed by the staff’s passion and commitment they have for the children and families we serve. It is because of staff like those recognized with these awards that I am confident we will reach our goal of being a leading organization in our field.”

Tesa Bush was recognized for 30 years of service. Donna Yalch and Jonathan Crawley were recognized for 20 years of service.

Jill Courtwright and Frances Davis were recognized for 15 years of service with Dee King, Johnna Harrelson and Eric Tachau recognized for 10 years of service.

Patricia Williamson, Kristen Dewberry, Michael Zeller, Stacey Green, Sarah Tripp, Amber Morgan, Jacinda Smith, Sarah Crump, Amy Richardson, Amanda Thompson, Andrew Mitchell, Shanita Ward, DeLayne Sons, and Donna Mitchell were recognized for five years of service.

“I am grateful to each of these employees and look forward to seeing their continued positive impact on the lives of children and families,” said Creech. “They truly provide an environment of care where health, healing and hope are experienced every day.”

About Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, Inc., has been helping children since 1954. Since then, more than 7,500 children have benefitted from the services of the not-for-profit, 501(c)3 agency. Its mission is to provide a comprehensive array of services for children and youth who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or other family dysfunction. B&GH offers adoption, family and therapeutic foster care, free children’s therapy, as well as residential care on the campus at Lake Waccamaw. The campus features a SACS-accredited school with a middle and high school curriculum, vocational education, recreation facilities, farm, chapel and cottage life. As many as 320 children are cared for through the residential, community-based services, and school program provided by B&GH at any given time. B&GH operates its program, services and activities in compliance with federal nondiscrimination laws. B&GH is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation.