The Sheriff then recognized and presented an award of appreciation and service to Mason County Sheriff’s Office Chaplain Maury Jenkins. Chaplain Jenkins is stepping down from the Chaplaincy and was honored for his service. Chaplain Jenkins was not in attendance at the ceremony due to a death in his family. Chaplain George Albertson accepted his award plaque on Maury’s behalf.
Sheriff Salisbury presented a special recognition award of appreciation plaque to Mason General Hospital, for their continual dedication and support for caring for the staff of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office. Receiving this award was Dr. Joseph R. Hoffman, M.D., Dr. Dean E. Gushee, M.D., and Chief Operations Officer Eileen Branscome.
The Sheriff ended his presentation with honoring long time Chaplain George Albertson, for his selfless dedication for the many years of service as a Chaplain with both the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office. Chaplain Albertson’s selfless service has literally touched hundreds of lives.
Photographs of the above awards presentation are included with this news release.