Chestnut Knoll recognizes employees with perfect attendance in 2013

Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care takes pride in offering a good old-fashioned work ethic from a dedicated team who enjoys coming to work every day. Twenty-one Chestnut Knoll employees will be honored on Thursday, February 20 at 2:30 p.m., for having perfect attendance at work in 2013.

“It is important to the leadership team at Chestnut Knoll to take the time, out of what is often very busy days, to recognize and appreciate the efforts put forth by this group of staff members,” said Shawn Barndt, executive director. “The entire staff at Chestnut Knoll is extremely dedicated and committed to our residents and our community, but these particular staff members have gone above and beyond by reporting to work, on time, each and every day that they have been scheduled, regardless of any personal or life issues of their own that they may have.”

The following employees will be honored for their hard work and service-oriented commitment:

11 years of perfect attendance:


Kathy Flicker, care assistant

5 years of perfect attendance:

Cindy Mehlman, dining services

4 years of perfect attendance:

Josh Desko, dining services

Marilyn Herbst, receptionist

Tim Huffman, dining supervisor

3 years of perfect attendance:

Diana Care, environmental services

Sheryl Edwards, care assistant

Merced Stauffer, cook

Erick Sweinhart, assistant dining manager

2 years of perfect attendance:

Brenda Bright, care assistant

Carol Hallman, care assistant

Tracy Kochey, care assistant

1 year of perfect attendance:

Ashton Colgan, environmental services

Emily Favinger, dining services

Cheryl Ferrizzi, environmental services

Kayla Grebe, dining services

Jamie Hackman, dining services

Shane Simpson, dining services

Mary Mast, environmental services

Diana Pellicciotti, care assistant

Beverly Thorne, care assistant

“Chestnut Knoll salutes these employees for achieving this milestone,” said Barndt. “We are so proud of all our employees and we appreciate everything they do for our residents.”

Chestnut Knoll offers Personal Care and Memory Care residences at an affordable month-to-month basis with no buy-in fees. Services include 24-hour personal care assistance with medical support, meals, housekeeping, social events and transportation. Chestnut Knoll also offers At Home care services available to seniors where they live. For more information on Chestnut Knoll Personal Care, Memory Care, or At Home Services, please call Jodie Daniels, assistant executive director, at 610-473-8066 or visit

Submitted by Chestnut Knoll.