Thirteen Rosewood Services employees achieved milestone anniversaries during 2015, combining for a total of 90 years of service. They were recently recognized for their milestone achievements in the workplace.
“Our employees are Rosewood’s greatest resource and they have tremendous impact on the people whom we serve with developmental disabilities,” said Tammy Hammond, Executive Director and Founder of Rosewood Services. “We are fortunate to have so many quality and long-term employees. It’s with great pride and honor that we recognize these 13 individuals, who have consistently served our clients and agency well over a period of many years.”
Among the recognized employees is Vicki Booze, who has worked for Rosewood Services for 15 years. She is a longtime Case Manager for Rosewood, but has also worked as Residential Director, and Human Resources Manager during her time with the agency.
Celebrating 10 years with the agency are: Kathy Delimont, Residential House Lead; Mary Mull, Residential House Lead; and Sherri Nickelson, Senior Day Services Manager, who has also worked in other Day Services and Residential positions over the years.
Celebrating five years with Rosewood are: Juan Bodine, Equine Therapy Instructor; Lori Brainerd, Residential House Lead; Paula Fellers, Residential, and former Gallery Director; Rene Kasting, Residential; Cynthia Levingston,Residential; Mallory Osuwah,Day Services, and has also previously worked in Residential; Cindi Underwood,Residential; James Underwood,Residential; and Amber Shewbart, Residential.
“Mahatma Gandhi is quoted as saying, ‘The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others,’ and I believe our 13 employees, whom we recognize for their years of service, carry forward that sentiment in how they work and serve others at Rosewood,” said Hammond.