Keystone’s 30th Anniversary Celebration on October 27th brought together former and current employees, persons served, parents and guardians to celebrate our first 30 years of serving individuals with developmental disabilities in New Jersey. A good time was indeed had by all.
Participants enjoyed a continuous slide show and were give the opportunity to read a time line that graced our gym’s wall that included the year each current member of the Keystone Family joined the family as well as significant dates in our history.
Service awards were also presented to all current employees with more than 20 years of service. Recipients included:
- Patsy Mootoo, 21 years
- Daphne Braverman, 21 Years
- Mary Ann Williams, 22 Years
- Florence Davis, 22 Years
- Adele Myrick, 23 Years
- Jennifer Moffett, 23 Years
- Robin Fabyan, 23 Years
- Santa Vallikappil, 25 Years
- Dina Esposito, 28 Years
- Janet Walden, 29 Years
- Lisa Orlich-Mixon, 30 Years
- Mary LaVerne Harrison, 30 Years
- Lynne Conway, 30 Years
- Don Tingley, 30 Years
- Joseph Braverman, 30
- Ray and Linda Fantuzzi, 30 Years
The Catalano Apartments was also formally dedicated in the memory and spirit of former employee, Martin Catalano. Marty’s niece was in attendance to accept a plaque in his memory.
Accolades to the anniversary committee for a job well done! Special thanks to Kristen Fantuzzi for securing the Catalano plaque; Nancy Bunker for all her assistance in preparing the timeline and her miraculous editing; and Kyle Thompson for putting together the slide show, timeline, and designing the awards. A job well done indeed!!
A compilation of photos from the event can be found on our Facebook Page