Local American Cancer Society   employee receives top award

Kimberly Burrows, center, receives her Associate Commendation of Excellence Award from Joe Cahoon, CEO of the American Cancer Society's Mid-South Division, Inc., and Wayne Miller, the division's Chief Operating Officer.

  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Local American Cancer Society staff member Kimberly Burrows was recognized recently in Birmingham as a top-performing member of the Society's Mid-South Division. The Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society is comprised of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.
  Burrows was named an ACE employee and received the Associate Commendation of Excellence designation along with 24 other top employees of the American Cancer Society Mid-South Division. Burrows is an Income Development Representative in the American Cancer Society's Johnson City office.
  The Associate Commendation of Excellence staff met criteria including meeting or exceeding performance goals and full demonstration of organizational values.
  The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.