Celebrating People Who Make a Difference

 

WellLife Network honored 12 loyal employees who have gone above and beyond in performing their job responsibilities at its Annual Staff Employee of the Year Luncheon, organized by the HR Department on February 16, 2018. Collectively, the assembled staff brings more than 121 years of program and support services – ranging from residential, day habilitation, quality assurance to case management, pre-vocational training and more. More importantly, they bring to the workplace their passion and compassion for the people we serve. 

 

"Working at WellLife Network for many years is like working with family. Together, we work in unison to make a difference." - Michelle Gilchrist 

 

Compassion for the People We Serve

 

Michelle Gilchrist was Employee of the Year. She was nominated for her compassion towards program participants who lost a fellow resident on Thanksgiving Day. She stood by these residents and sacrificed her own family holiday to make certain that they were cared for and had mental health support during their time of loss. 

 

Other award recipients include: January, Soso Manuel; February, Beatriz Washington; March, Rachel Hasan; April, Nick Galiatsatos; May, Ileana Santana; June, Jennifer Marino; July, Tanya BridgesAugust, James Martino; September, Peter Sauerwein; October, Alexandra Lemma; November, Michelle Gilchrist; and December, Peter Hom

 

Sherry Tucker, President thanked each staff member for their loyalty and stewardship to WellLife Network. "We are truly blessed to have a staff that believes in promoting the individuals we serve in helping them to reach their life goals," she said, "You each serve as role models." 

 

Making a Steadfast Impact on the People We Serve

 

Honorees received a Certificate of Appreciation and a beautifully detailed badge recognizing their achievements. Honorees spoke of their journeys at WellLife Network and how their efforts made a steadfast impact on the lives of thousands of individuals we serve each day.

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