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SC DSS Honors January Employees of the Month

Contact: Danielle Jones

SC DSS Honors January Employees of the Month

January 19, 2024 -- The South Carolina Department of Social Services Employee of the Month program recognizes staff whose work exemplifies our core principles: Competence, Courage and Compassion.

The seven most recently selected were: Taffoy Martino, Accountability Data & Research, Colleton; Sam Weldon, Office of General Counsel, Greenville County; Kimberly Hobbs, Economic Services, Florence County; Iris Olulenu, Individual & Provider Rights, Columbia; April Pinckney, Case Manager, Jasper County; Diane Morris, Child Support Services, Florence; and Julia Jones, Child Welfare Services, Greenville.

Staff selected for the Employee of the Month Program are awarded with lunch with the State Director, along with other honorees; a dedicated parking space; a photo and write up displayed at State Office; and a write-up sent to their community newspaper.

From left, Diane Morris, April Pinckney, Iris Olulenu, Taffoy Martino, and Julia Jones gathered for lunch with Director Michael Leach on Friday, January 19, 2024.

Not pictured - Sam Weldon and Kimberly Hobbs.

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