Eight people who provide service at St. Joseph Villa, a Salt Lake nursing home operated by Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate World Health Care System, Houston, Texas, have been honored.

Awards were presented at the center's sixth annual employee service awards dinner.Employees honored for "unselfish service for assisting in fulfilling the mission of St. Joseph Villa for a total of 50 years" are Pauline Brock, Cathryn Cornwall, Theresa Estrada, Charles Gallegos, Donnie James, Robbin Kelly and Firooz Namini, who all received a ruby pin for five years service, and G. Richard Erick, who received an emerald pin for 15 years service.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "More people are killed fighting over water than over women." - Rep. Wayne Owens, D-Utah, to the House Rules Committee. (See story page B7.)

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