Poirier named employee of year


LEWISTON — The management of North Country Associates, an owner and manager of nursing facilities in Maine and Massachusetts, recently recognized its employees of the year for each of their 23 locations.

John Orestis, owner/president, congratulated Ernie Poirier for being selected as the corporate office employee of the year. Poirier is the assistant plant engineer, providing assistance in the corporate headquarters as well as to the facility locations for the past 15 years. He was recognized by his peers for his willingness to help whenever asked, his skills and expertise in several areas, and the pleasant manner in which he responds to requests.

At the recognition luncheon, honorees are recognized individually and presented with a cash award.