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                                                                                                                                   Retirement Spotlight

This year TeleMedia will be saying “Goodbye” to three outstanding employees. Christina Denny, Kathy Norris, and Gary Kinzer have been such a vital part of the company and we will miss them dearly. As they enter this new and exciting chapter called Retirement, we wish them nothing but the best and hope they come back to visit!

Kathryn Norris

Job title – Customer Service Representative

Years of Service – 15      First Day – Sept. 25, 2007

What are you looking forward to most about retirement? Sleeping In!

First Job – Carhop at A&W in Salem

Fondest Memory – “When TeleMedia sponsored Relay for Life. One year the fundraiser was Disney themed and TeleMedia dressed up as 101 Dalmatians. The company would match the amount that was raised with all proceeds going to Relay for Life. It was lots of fun and awesome to watch the community come together for a good cause.”

Quote from the Community

“Kathy has helped us in a lot of ways. Anything we needed she has been there to explain and help us understand.”

“Kathy has been excellent! She has helped us through thick and thin. She is awesome!”

       Gene & Jeanie Lewellyn, Pekin

Gary Kinzer

Job title – Right of Way Specialist

Years of Service – 14       First Day – March 01, 2008

What are you looking forward to most about retirement? Volunteer Work

First Job – Busboy at the Banquet Table in Clarksville

Fondest Memory – “There are so many but a fond memory would be when they announced the Starlight project. Getting to work with the people of Starlight has been a real pleasure.”

What will you miss the most about working at TeleMedia? Employee Fellowship

Quote from the Community

“Gary has been a real friend to me. I have enjoyed working with him on certain projects. He will even stop by and visit in his personal time. He has really been a great friend!”

       Mike Purkhiser, Pekin

Christina Denny

Job title – Senior Customer Service Representative/Bookkeeping


Years of Service –  17.5     First Day – November 5, 2005


What are you looking forward to most about retirement? “I am most looking forward to having more time to do the things I love like spending time outside and visiting family and friends.”


First Job – Summer help at Denny Farms


Fondest Memory – “One of my favorite

memories would have to be when Kathy and I went to the MIC conference in St. Louis. One day we skipped class and went shopping. It was so much fun!”

What will you miss the most about working at TeleMedia? “I will miss the people I have gotten to work with and also my favorite customers.”