Pictured left to right:  Fallon Foster, County Extension Agent; Shirley Zimmerman, Lifetime Ambassador/Director; Kim Peveto, Office Manager; James Scales, Health Inspector

 

 

 

 
The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Kim Peveto, Office Manager of the Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Service for receiving the January Employee of the Month Award.  Kim was presented her award, sponsored by Sabine River Ford, by Shirley Zimmerman, Lifetime Ambassador and Director, at the January 2017 Networking Coffee hosted by Orangefield ISD at the Cormier Museum.  She received gifts and gift certificates from the following businesses: Sabine Federal Credit Union, Total Impressions Salon, Dupuis Tire & Service Center, The Penny Record, Bridge City Dairy Queen, Mary Kelone of Barefoot Souls, The Classy Peacock, Neches Federal Credit Union, Complete Staffing, and Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City.
June of 2016, marked Kim’s 20th year with Orange County.  15 years of that time at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  She has many duties as Office Manager including:  issuing press releases, working with the committee to sponsor and organize the yearly Senior Citizens Rally Day, organizing the “Do Well Be Well” diabetes program, organizing all the food safety programs (adult and children) for the County Extension Agent, as well as starting a 4-H Food and Nutrition Club to teach 4-H youth about food and kitchen safety and how to prepare healthy meals, just to name a few of her duties.  James Scales, Orange County Health Inspector, said, “Kim is an extremely hard worker and a huge asset to her department and to the 4-H kids and volunteers in Orange County.”
Kim is a lifelong resident of Bridge City graduating from Bridge City High School in 1983.  She is the mother of twin boys and loves cooking and spending time with her family.  Peveto is a member of Community Church in Orange.  Kim said, “I am a people person and love working with the community.  I never met a stranger.”
Pictured left to right:  Fallon Foster, County Extension Agent; Shirley Zimmerman, Lifetime Ambassador/Director; Kim Peveto, Office Manager; James Scales, Health Inspector