Chestnut Knoll honors 26 employees for years of service
Annual President’s Club luncheon for held at the Yellow House Hotel
Satisfaction goes along way! Just ask the employees of Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care, and At Home Services. In appreciation of their dedication and hard work, Chestnut Knoll celebrated the annual President’s Club luncheon for 26 employees on Oct. 25 held at the Yellow House Hotel in Douglassville.
Recently, Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care, located in Boyertown celebrated 17 years of service to its residents and surrounding community on Sept. 18. Many employees celebrated their longevity within the senior living community that same evening. The President’s Club luncheon is an opportunity for Chestnut Knoll and At Home, to honor the groups’ continued dedication of exceptional service, from upper management roles, direct resident and client contact to meal preparation and dining services. Each person plays a vital role in the success of the senior living community, and home care services.
An employee’s longevity builds rapport among residents, clients, visitors, guests, and co-workers. The long-standing employees are a testament to the structure and organization of Chestnut Knoll and At Home. Consistency and stability within the senior community offers comfort to families knowing their loved ones are receiving the proper care they deserve.
In addition to recognizing her colleagues, Shawn Barndt, executive director, was recognized for her longevity and dedicated service to Chestnut Knoll. “It has been an honor for me to have been a part of Chestnut Knoll from the inception 17 years ago,” Barndt said. “It is also very humbling to be surrounded by such a great team of committed staff who have also been a part of many of those 17 years!
The following employees of Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care and Chestnut Knoll At Home were honored for their 11 to 17 years of service within the senior living community, include: Shawn Barndt, 2000 Diane Heffner, 2003 Lynn Glass, 2005 Ginny Kreibel, 2000 Sandy Benfield, 2004 Diana Pelliciotti, 2005 Cindy Mehlman, 2000 Esther Gabel, 2004 Beth Shumaker, 2005 Crystal Varady, 2000 Scott Garverich, 2004 Ann Conrad, 2006 Debra Sundstrom, 2001 Mary Mast, 2004 Carol Keesey, 2006 Linda Cimino, 2002 Diana Migliaccio, 2004 Kay Moyer, 2006 Kathy Flicker, 2002 Merced Stauffer, 2004 Lois Arms Rau, 2006 Jodie Daniels, 2003 Brenda Bishop, 2005 Ricki Sangha, 2006 Linda Detwiler, 2003 Tish Clemmons, 2005
The President’s Club was created to honor Chestnut Knoll Personal Care, Memory Care, and At Home employees who have continued to dedicate themselves to the senior community for 11 or more years.
Members of the club enjoyed the luncheon with Barndt and David Lovitz, managing partner of Heritage Senior Living, which is the management company of Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care, and At Home Services. Employees who reach 10 years of service receive a watch of their choice purchased at EG Landis Jeweler in Boyertown.
“It takes a caring staff who are dedicated to our residents, clients, family members, and greater community in order to be successful; I am proud to say that at Chestnut Knoll we are blessed to have that,” Barndt said. “The President’s club luncheon is just one small way to show our appreciation and thank those who have given so much of themselves in the best interest of others!”
In appreciation of their dedication and hard work, Chestnut Knoll celebrated the annual President’s Club luncheon for 26 employees on Oct. 25. Pictured - back left – Executive Director Shawn Barndt, Kathy Flicker, Ann Conrad, Jodie Daniels, Scott Garverich, Linda Detwiler, Tish Clemmons,Mary Mast, Virginia Kreibel, Kay Eidle , Diane Heffner and Managing Partner David Lovitz. Front row - Linda Cimino, Esther Gabel, Merced Stauffer, Lois Arms Rau,Cindy Mehlman, Crystal Varady and Debra Sundstrom.