By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here
Posted: March 6, 2019 | 3:45 p.m.
SUSSEX – At the Feb. 12 regular meeting of the Sussex Board of Supervisors, Ms. Gloria Newby was honored in recognition of her retirement from the Sussex County Social Services Department. Newby was commended for her dedication and hard work during over 32 years in various positions with the DSS.
The resolution read, in part, “Whereas Gloria Newby retired on December 31, 2018, after 32 years of service with the Sussex County Social Services Department; and WHEREAS, Ms. Newby began services with the Sussex County Social Services Department on November 20, 1986 serving as Clerk II for three years; and WHEREAS. Ms. Newby later worked as Secretary I beginning March 1, 1989; and WHEREAS, Ms. Newby was Administrative Support from March 1, 2001 to May 31, 2003; and WHEREAS, Ms. Newby was the Office Assistant from June 1, 2003 to June 30, 2009; and WHEREAS, Ms. Newby began her final position with Sussex County Social Services Department on July 1, 2009 as Administrative Program Assistant II; and WHEREAS, Ms. Newby earned the admiration and respect of the Sussex County Social Services Department and her colleagues, coworkers and the citizens for her dedication, enthusiasm, professionalism, sense of humor and hard work.
Sussex Supervisors Chair Susan Seward (L) and Vice Chair Keith Blowe (R) flank Gloria Newby, (C) after recognizing her for 32 years of service with Sussex Department of Social Services. (Terry Harris)
NOW, THEREFORE, BE RESOLVED that the Sussex County Board of Supervisors hereby takes great pleasure in recognizing and commending Ms. Gloria Newby for her devoted service to Sussex County and its citizens and is presented this Resolution as a token of Sussex County’s appreciation.”
Following the presentation by board chair Susan Seward and prolonged applause, Newby responded, “It’s a blessing and a pleasure to be here and I just want to say thank you to the board of supervisors and to the Director of Social Services, Mrs. Judge, and former co-workers and all the citizens of Sussex County. Thank you for this ceremony. I feel honored, and I give God all the praise and all the glory.”