Smiley, Bell recognized with LUV Award at Chapel Hill Community

Monica SmileyThe LUV Award recognizes and honors staff members who demonstrate the highest commitment to United Church Homes’ core values of compassion, hospitality, respect, integrity, stewardship and transparency. Nominations may be made by staff members, volunteers, residents or their families.

Monica was nominated for her compassion toward residents, families and co-workers. She has been working at Chapel Hill for nearly one year, but in her short tenure, Monica has stolen the hearts of new residents, making them feel welcomed and comfortable in their new home, and working to show them that she cares for their needs and wants.

“Monica is a natural at her job,” Chapel Hill Executive Director Debbie Durbin said.

Linda has worked at Chapel Hill for 15 years and was nominated based on her demonstration of all six UCH core values. Linda is described as a hero at Chapel Hill. Residents, visitors and co-workers notice Linda’s hard work and determination to care for residents with high standards and patience. She also has taken on the challenge of helping to train new staff members.

“We are pleased to honor Monica and Linda for their dedication to their residents and all those they come into contact with at Chapel Hill Community,” said Alyson Issler, corporate director of human resources.

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