Montachusett Home Care Corporation of Leominster celebrated 44 years of operation at its Annual Breakfast Meeting on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. A full room at the Double Tree In Leominster included agency employees, homemakers, other providers of elder services, volunteers, Board of Directors and special guests.

The full agenda included the highly anticipated announcement of two special awards. Karol Zub was Montachusett Home Care’s recipient of the Eleanor Gilmartin Award for Professional Excellence.  The award is presented annually to recognize a current staff member who exemplifies the professional standards set for the agency by the founding Executive Director Eleanor Gilmartin. Karol has been with the agency for nearly 40 years and currently serves as a Supportive Housing Case Manager at Gardner Housing authority’s Church Street location.

Marisol Flores of Catholic Charities Home Care of Leominster and Worcester was recognized by Montachusett Home Care as this year’s winner of the agency’s Margaret Kielty Outstanding Service Award. This award was established by MHCC’s Board of Directors to recognize outstanding service by a homemaker. The award is named after Margaret Kielty, founding President of the Board, who served from 1974 until her death in 1994

Shining Star Award Winner Jenine MacKenzie 2018

Jenine MacKenzie (center) accepted the award from MHCC’s Chief Executive Officer Christina Cassidy (left) and Chief Operating Officer Janice Daley (right).

Jenine MacKenzie was the recipient of the first Shining Star Award presented to an exceptional employee of Montachusett Home Care. Jenine has been an employee  for 14 years, starting as a case manager for our housing department and progressing in her career to her current position of State Home Care Manager.

Guest Speaker for the event was Central Mass Agency on Aging Executive Director Bob Dwyer. Bob brings to his work an impressive biography, one of which was as Congressional appointment as a delegate to the White House Conference on Aging. “It was a privilege to have Bob speak at our annual meeting,” said Chris Cassidy, CEO at Montachusett Home Care. “His commitment to the consumers we serve is steadfast and he exemplifies all that we strive to be at Montachusett Home Care.”

Our event gallery highlights many of our attendees and certainly showcases how proud particpants are to be associated with Montachusett Home Care. Enjoy the Photo Gallery.