The food service staff at Doolittle Home spared no effort in preparing delicious food for the Annual Trustees Picnic. The weather was perfect making this special occasion shine. After visiting with residents and listening to Doolittle Home’s live musical entertainment in the blooming garden, the Board Of Trustees then acknowledged service anniversaries for staff members, with Lori DiTomaso receiving the top recognition for 20 years of dedicated service as Food Service Supervisor followed by Edwina “Scotty” Scott in Laundry for 15 years at Doolittle Home. Nursing staff member, Sharon Kantzer, Caitlyn Kelly in Dietary and Terry Bouffard, CNA also received a certificate and pin for 10 years of devoted service. Kristie O’Connell, CNA and Holly Collins in Housekeeping for 5 years of loyal service for the home.
During the ceremony, DeAnna Willis, Executive Director, spoke about the continuous efforts of the entire staff, including activities, maintenance, housekeeping, dietary, and the professional medical staff, collaborating daily to provide extraordinary care, which is the hallmark of the Doolittle Experience. “The service provided to our residents is very personalized. Our staff have been with us for a very long time. They know our residents well and I believe that’s what sets us apart from other retirement communities in the area. We know what we do well…and that is continuity of care for our residents and their families.”