Newton celebrates retirees
Covington celebrates its 2013 retirees with reception
The City of Covington held its retirement reception Thursday evening honoring the 19 former employees who made 2013 their swan song.
The evening started with refreshments as conversations and memories were shared with the retirees.
City Manager Leigh Anne Knight then presented the honorees, who were introduced by their managers and presented awards by Mayor Ronnie Johnston.
Receiving framed certificates upon their retirement were William Skinner, Michael Turner, Steve Horton, Annette Munoz, Tommy Hailey, James Hickman, Frederick Leavitt, Arvo Bowen, Brenda Hancock, Rickey Vaughn, Thomas Wilson, William Womac, David Carter, Bill Meecham, Kenneth Morgan, Harry Davis, Charles Ramey, Diana Joseph and Terrel Savage.
The night then moved into a dinner reception, and presentations and gifts were given to Skinner, Turner, Horton, Munoz and Hailey. Top: The City of Covington’s 20014 retirees were honored at the Turner Lake Complex Thursday. Middle: Kenneth Morgan looks over the cake served to retirees and their guests. Bottom: Billy Skinner gets a hug before being recognized for his work with the city since 1972.