Epworth By The Sea employees receive high honors


John Caldwell has been named the 2011 Employee of The Year at Epworth By The Sea.  A member of the Maintenance Department for 27 years, Caldwell assists with ongoing maintenance of buildings and grounds. 

“This high honor has been given to John for his outstanding performance of the countless duties he performs every day,” said Joel Willis, executive vice president and chief operating officer.  “Not only can John fix anything, but he does it with a great attitude that encourages our entire staff to do the same.” 

The “Spirit of Epworth” award has been given to Allen Fagan.  He has served as a member of the front desk staff for the United Methodist Conference and Retreat Center on St. Simons Island for 23 years. 

“Allen exemplifies the high standards of professionalism, personal service and courtesy which our staff strives to give all our guests,” said the Rev. Dr. Charles Adams, superintendent and chief executive officer.  “Throughout the year, Allen will greet thousands of people of all ages from all over the world.”