Bryan, OH - July 24, 2000: On July 24, 2000, Dorothy Parks reached 50 years of continuous service with Spangler Candy Company. Dorothy was born in Kunkle, Ohio, and now lives in Montpelier, Ohio with her husband Homer. Dorothy's seniority started in 1950, but she actually worked for Spangler Candy seasonally in 1948 and 1949. She currently sits atop the seniority list of active employees.
Dorothy is a wrapper attendant in the Saf-T-Pop department. She worked in chocolates when she first began at Spangler Candy, and worked in canes from 1957 to 1987. Dorothy noted that when she first began at Spangler Candy, she earned 60 cents an hour and was paid every two weeks on Wednesdays.
Dorothy's interests include making various crafts and teaching Sunday School for 1st and 2nd graders at the Church of the Nazarene in Montpelier, which she has been doing for 16 years. She likes watching the Spangler-sponsored ARCA truck, and states she has really enjoyed working at Spangler Candy Company.
Spangler Candy congratulates Dorothy Parks on this impressive milestone.