Village Crest Center for Health & Rehabilitation in New Milford recently honored its staff for their years of service.

Thirty-year employee registered nurse Kathy Vermilyea was among those honored during an Aug. 26 ceremony.

"As soon as I came here, I felt right at home," Ms. Vermilyea said.

Thirty years later, she said she still enjoys her job.

"I have always loved working with my fellow employees (past and present) and the many people I have had the pleasure to care for," she said.

In addition to Ms. Vermilyea's recognition, seven employees were honored for 25 years of service, six were honored for 20 years, five were honored for 15 years, five were honored for 10 years and 25 were honored for five years.