BOONE, Iowa—The Boone County Hospital held their Annual Employee Recognition Dinner recently at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Employees with milestone anniversaries, in increments of five years, were recognized. The Annual Brown Award and WOW! Award winners were also announced. The Brown Award, established by Weldon J. Brown in honor of his parents Eunice D. and Everett C. Brown, is given each year to an employee that demonstrates outstanding service and exceptional accomplishments. The nominations are made by co-workers. Tracy Koenig, Boone County Hospital Patient Registration Director passed away in December and was selected from the 10 nominees. The Brown Award was present to Tracy’s husband Jim. Travis Olson, Boone County Hospital Information Systems, was recognized with the 2012 WOW Award and has been heavily involved with the transition to electronic medical records.