By Crystal Howerton
Citizen’s Bank of Edina cashier Sharon Hettinger celebrated her 35th year of employment on Tuesday, August 21, 2007.
Sharon began her banking career August 21, 1972 under the leadership of the Hayes family. Sharon first worked in bookkeeping, filing checks and mailing out customer statements. She also worked as a proof operator and has held a variety of jobs and responsibilities. Currently, she is in charge of the general bookkeeping of the bank. Sharon mentions numerous changes over the years, most significant being the continuing advancement of technology utilized by the bank.
Her hobbies include attending hot air balloon events, volleyball, walking and watching her cousin, Lauren Delaney play softball for Northwestern College, Evanston, IL. One of the highlights of this past summer was when she got to travel to Oklahoma City, OK with other family members to watch Lauren play in the College World Series.
She is the daughter of Bonnie Hettinger and the late Ronald Hettinger and has sister Melinda Hettinger of Kirksville, MO.
According to Bank President Scott Childress, "Sharon is an excellent employee of the bank." And all of her coworkers agree.
Bank employees celebrated with Sharon at Thousand Hills Dining Lodge in Kirksville, Missouri on the evening of the 21st, in which she received some very nice gifts.