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The Sidney Job Service Employers Committee (JSEC) Employer of Choice Awards Announced


Sidney Health Center Pictured (L-R) Jennifer Doty, Sidney Health Center CEO; Richard St. Germain, Food Service Director & Employee Engagement Co-Chair; Margie Peterson - JSEC; Samantha Boshoff, Communities in Action Corps Member; Cheryl VanEvery - JSEC; Lorren Loveless, Director of IT & Employee Engagement Co-Chair; Jeri Chapman, Human Resources Director and Danielle Bergeron, Human Resources Manager & Employee Engagement Team Member

Sidney Job Service Employers Committee (JSEC) presented their annual Employer of Choice Awards on on June 16. The selections are dermined by employee submission to the Sidney Job Service.

The Sidney Health Center Awarded JSEC 2020 Employer of Choice

Sidney Health Center is proud to have been named a 2020 Employer of Choice recipient by the Sidney Job Service Employers Committee (JSEC) in the 151+ employees category. The award recognized Sidney Health Center for providing outstanding employee benefits including up to 100 percent of the employee's health insurance coverage paid for as well as continuing education, tuition assistance, bereavement leave, recruitment bonuses, and other benefits. 

In addition, Sidney Health Center was recognized for leadership, workplace culture, employee development, mentoring programs, and for community outreach efforts.

"Our employee benefits and programs allow us to not only recruit but retain the very best so that we can serve our community," stated Jen Doty, Sidney Health Center CEO.

Sidney Health Center is a not-for-profit community-based medical center that has been serving people in the MonDak region for more than 100 years. The mission of the organization remains the same, which is to help you achieve your highest level of health and well-being. The campus includes an acute care 25-bed hospital, clinic area, retail pharmacy with durable medical equipment, and an extended care facility offering a complete range of services from birth through end-of-life, which is complemented by an array of outreach services including an assisted living facility, visiting nurse program, hospice, and rehabilitation services to name a few.

It is one of the largest employers in Richland County, employing over 500 persons with salary and benefits in excess of $36 million annually.

To learn more about career opportunities at Sidney Health Center, please visit our website at

Sidney Livestock JSEC 2020 Employer Of Choice

Sidney Livestock has been a huge asset to Sidney for many years. The first Stockyard was called Yellowstone Livestock and was opened in 1943. In 1966 the current facility was built. In 2012 Yellowstone Livestock was purchased by Tim Larson, Rodney Prewitt and Mike Yore. Tim took over as manager. Since it was purchased many improvements have been made including expansion of the yards and pens, new water systems, remodeling of the sales ring, new shop and new veterinary shack. All of these improvements have helped to make working cattle much easier and safer for the workers as well as the cattle.

Sidney Livestock has anywhere form 15 to 35 employees working on sale days, just depending on the time of year and size of sale. October through March is our busiest time of year.

Sidney Livestock Market Center Pictured (L-R) Samantha Boshoff, Communities in Action Corps Member; Margie Peterson - JSEC; Cheryl VanEvery - JSEC; Kristin Larsen - Sidney Livestock and Tim Larsen - Sidney Livestock

Tim and Kristin definitely make their workers feel like family, making Sidney Livestock a great work environment. They both open up many opportunities for the youth in our community. Sidney Livestock has had many high school kids working after school thru the school's work program. They offer many learning opportunities for 4-H participants and elementary school classes. A few examples are steer weigh-ins for 4-H members, education speakers and gatherings for the youth wanting to learn more about the ranching industry and offering tours for grade school age children.

The continued success of Sidney Livestock is a huge asset to Sidney and we are here to help our community in any way we can!


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