CALA Issues 2021 Outstanding Resident Service Awards

On Friday, June 11th, 2021, The Connecticut Assisted Living Association hosted the Annual Outstanding Resident Service Awards. The presentation was highlighted by nationally recognized speaker, Jessica Rector, who addressed the audience with an engaging and motivating session. Following the motivational program, the live award ceremony took place recognizing the employees who have been selected for their dedication and courageous efforts in providing service to the residents of their communities over the past year.

“CALA is pleased and excited to honor the professionals in our field who have demonstrated excellence by providing outstanding service to residents,” said Christopher Carter, CALA president. “CALA members were inspired by Jessica Rector’s morning program followed by awards presented for outstanding and noteworthy resident service and a sumptuous lunch overlooking Long Island Sound at the lovely Water’s Edge Resort & Spa in Westbrook.”

The Connecticut Assisted Living Association would like to thank the Water’s Edge Resort and Spa and our award presentation sponsors Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Hancock Pharmacy, and Murtha Cullina, LLP.

Below is a full list of the award winners and honorable mentions:


1. Denroy Craig, Sunrise of Stamford

2. Karen Fulcher, Carriage Green at Milford

3. Vicki Gatling, The Greens at Cannondale

4. Megan Nawrocki, Mulberry Gardens

5. Sofia Walsh, Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

6. Lenna Clarke, The Cottage at Litchfield Hills

7. Jackie Goldberg, Artis Senior Living of Branford

8. Thania Tlatalcoyoa-Xocoyotl, Maplewood at Orange

9. Lashonda Sherard, Coachman Square at Woodbridge

10. Jessica Sobota, The Orchards at Southington

Honorable Mentions:

1. Hasan Culver, Keystone Place at Wooster Heights

2. Nancy Chaput, Academy Point at Mystic

3. Susan Judge, The Saybrook at Haddam

4. Tevin Thompson-Jones, Coachman Square at Woodbridge

5. Celianie Onore, The Residence at Sellecks Woods

6. Marguerite Ramirez, The Towers at Tower Lane

7. Diane Tuthill, Academy Point at Mystic

8. Sara Janowski-Therion, Duncaster

9. Ann Lewis, Coachman Square at Woodbridge

10. Jaseann Rubino, StoneRidge


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