Healthy Connections is excited to announce its November 2021 Shining STAR employees of the month:



Each month across the Healthy Connections Community Health Network, exemplary employees are nominated for this award for representing our Three Pillars: Excellence, Compassion, and Community. These pillars are considered heavily when choosing winners.

As winners of this Shining STAR award, Shanti and Kayla are winners of a $50 gift card.

Shanti is a Finance Assistant based at the Mena clinic.

  • “Shanti is a joy to work with! She goes out of her way to help co-workers both inside and outside her department. She is a hard worker who will come alongside and help in any way she can to problem solve and find a solution. She gives 110 percent every day.”

Kayla is a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at the Hot Springs Central clinic.

  • “Kayla has such a great, positive attitude and is always helpful and caring. She is an exemplary nurse and I am proud to work with her.”
  • “She is always willing to lend a hand. She goes above and beyond to help her peers and patients.”
  • “Kayla consistently steps in to help where needed without being asked. She has a positive attitude and is soft and caring with our patients. She is a true team player.”

Congratulations to both Shanti and Kayla.

Do you know who should be our next to be recognized? Nominate by visiting