Category: Providers of the Month

October Provider of the Month

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Congratulations to October’s Provider of the Month Jeni Meyer.  Jeni has been a provider for six months and consistently demonstrates honesty, compassion, and professionalism. Jeni has the following to say about being a Direct Service Professional: “A good day at work to me would be when I can make sure the client is comfortable, and that… Read more »

September Provider of the Month

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Congratulations to September’s Provider of the Month Jana Bolton.  Jana is wonderful and always willing to help. She ensures individuals’ needs are always met. When asked to give an example of a good day at work, Jana responds “Everyday is a good day, I love the people I work with!” Jana began working in the social… Read more »

August Provider of the Month

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Congratulations to the August Provider of the Month, Laura Hobler. Laura is wonderful and always ensures the needs of the individuals supported are met. When asked to give an example of a good day at work Laura’s response was, “ Any day that I can make someone’s life a little easier or more pleasant, is… Read more »

July Provider of the Month

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Congratulations to July’s Provider of the Month Person Centered Services.  Their entire staff works to increase the opportunities to improve independence for individuals in Shelby County and are introduced below: April is a quick thinker and is always on top of things. She’s quick to find solutions when problems occur. Lori is very kind and… Read more »

June Provider of the Month

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Congratulations to June’s Provider of the Month Bonnie Riell.  Bonnie completely dedicated to her job and her demeanor provides calmness to the individuals that she works with. This positive attitude filters down to her fellow staff members. Bonnie started her career with Capabilities at We Can Too. This exposure fueled her passion to make a… Read more »

May Provider of the Month

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Congratulations to May’s Provider of the Month Jenny Swabb.  Jenny has worked in the same home with the same group of ladies for a number of years. She works for Maximum Personal Achievement (MPA) as the Home Supervisor. Jenny has done a wonderful job in this position and pulls countless hours with the ladies she works… Read more »

April Provider of the Month

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Congratulations to April’s Provider of the Month James Bettelon.  James currently works for Person Centered Services (PCS) as a Direct Care Support Specialist. He embraces community integration and advocates for the people he works with. His calm approach and willingness to try new things has opened many doors for the people with developmental disabilities. With… Read more »

March Provider of the Month

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We are pleased to introduce Provider of the Month for March, Tony Sell.  Tony works tirelessly to care for the people he serves; including double and sometimes triple shifts to ensure that the individuals are taken care of. In addition, he is always willing to jump in and volunteer his time, has a positive attitude… Read more »

February Provider of the Month

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Congratulations to February’s Provider of the Month, Karla Ostendorf.  Karla has been an Independent Provider for three years.  She is very patient, understanding, thoughtful dedicated, and always willing to help people whenever she can.  Karla never says anything negative and sees the potential in everyone.  She enjoys helping people go grocery shopping and experience outings… Read more »

December Provider of the Month

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The Community and Support Services Department would like to recognize our providers who go above and beyond for the people they support.  Every month we will spotlight a “Provider of the Month”.  Nominees will be selected by vote from submission forms received the previous month.  Just a small token of our appreciation for all that you do… Read more »