Camden National Bank recently celebrated and honored the efforts of its employees and officers at the company’s annual Employee Appreciation Event, held at the Augusta Civic Center Sept. 28.

The annual event draws hundreds of employees from the bank’s 63 locations and recognizes exceptional commitment to customer service and the core values of the organization: honesty and integrity, trust, service, responsibility and excellence.

Awards presented throughout the evening honored individuals and officers for their commitment to customers, fellow employees, shareholders, the community, and the overall success of Camden National Bank. This year’s recipients included:

Employee of the Year – Kathleen Dodge (Branch Operations, Portland)

Officer of the Year – Josh Nash (Information Technology, Bangor)

Commitment to Core Values – Kate Bellmore (Human Resources, Rockport) and Suzanne Cifaldo (Branch Operations, Rockport)

Commitment to the Customer – Brent Grace (Customer Assistance, Rockport) and Libby Arrico (Credit Administration, Bangor)

Commitment to the Community – MaryBeth Munroe (Kennebunk banking center) and Nancy Tracy (Retail Regional Manager – Central Region, Waterville)

Commitment to the Employee – Katie Rose (Commercial Loan Administration, Rockport) and Michelle Dunn (Stakeholder Development, Rockport)

Commitment to Internal Service – Andrew Eugley (Loan Servicing, Rockport)

Bob Daigle Award for Achievement through Innovation – Megan Kennedy (Deposit Services, Rockport)

Commitment to the Shareholder – Ray Jean (Project Management, Gardiner) and Al Butler (Collections, Gardiner).