Elderwood honors four for Service Excellence

BUFFALO, NY Elderwood has honored four exemplary staff members for Service Excellence. Service Excellence Awards for 2017 were presented to Tara Wisniewski, community relations coordinator at Elderwood at Lancaster; Carol Merhoff, cook, Elderwood Village at Williamsville; Bonnie Sobol, RN, Elderwood at Williamsville, and Kelly Myhalenko, dietitian at Elderwood at Wheatfield.

Considered Elderwood’s highest honor, the award is presented annually to staff who work toward providing quality health care and demonstrate honesty, integrity, reliability, teamwork and respect for co-workers, residents and families. To be considered for the award, staff must be full-time employees who have been with Elderwood10 years or longer.

The Service Excellence Award was presented at Elderwood’s annual staff recognition celebration honoring employees marking milestone anniversaries of five, 10 or more years with the organization. In all, 33 percent of Elderwood staff have dedicated five or more years of service, and 20 percent of employees have been with Elderwood for 10 or more years. This year, Elderwood recognized 254 individuals for five to 35 years of service.

Contact: Linda Trzyna

Communications Coordinator

(716) 633-3900, ext. 243