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Wickline is super server

DETROIT LAKES - Laura Wickline is the March 2008 Super Service Award winner, a monthly service prize given by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Wickline was recognized for her customer service efforts at the Holiday Inn where she works as a server. Wickline is also employed in the accounting offices of Benson, Leitheiser, Soberg in Detroit Lakes.

During a small ceremony held on Tuesday, March 18, Promotions and Events Committee member Mary Brenk presented Wickline with a plaque, Chamber bucks and flowers courtesy Floral Impressions.

According to Wickline, providing good customer service starts with making people feel at home.

"I like to make people feel comfortable and want them to want to come back," explained Wickline. "I think good customer service boils down to doing more than is expected."

The Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce has been awarding Super Service awards for over five years. Recipients have included store clerks, printing specialist, pharmacy workers, and even the city Parks and Streets Department.

For more information or to make a super service award nomination, call the chamber at 847-9202, Monday through Friday, or stop in at the office located at 700 Summit Avenue in Detroit Lakes.