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Published by Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay, 2018-11-30 10:56:07

The Current December 2018

Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay's employee newsletter.

PLYMOUTH HARBOR ON SARASOTA BAY Employee Newsletter–Issue 59

The Current DECEMBER 2018
Learn n Earn
Everything you need to know about our upcoming holiday events! Exercise with
Holiday Party
Saturday, December 8, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Mote Marine Holiday Party

Join your coworkers for a night at the aquarium! Enjoy cocktails from the DECEMBER 14
cash bar and hors d’oeuvres from 6:30-7:15 p.m. followed by a Florida style Holiday Luncheon
buffet dinner and dancing until 10:30 p.m. Throughout the night, we will
have access to Mote Aquarium and its 135,000 gallon shark tank and reef DECEMBER 14
fish exhibits! There will also be fabulous door prizes. Each employee who Ugly Holiday
purchases a ticket will have his or her name entered into a drawing for the Sweater Day
prizes! Must be present to win.
Employee Holiday Luncheon Learn n Earn
What is HIIT?
Friday, December 14, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Club Room with Health Fit
Made possible by the Resident Fund Shop
What’s for lunch?: Panera boxed lunches that include a salad, baguette, Learn n Earn
and cookie OR a sandwich, chips and cookie. Sparkling water beverages Exercise with
will also be provided. Elizabeth

How do I place my order?: A sign up sheet will be posted in your department DECEMBER 27
with the list of options. Simply choose the salad or sandwich that you would Learn n Earn
like from the menu and write your selection next to your name on the sign What is HIIT?
up sheet. Completed order forms are due to Jennifer Bruneman (CC) by with Health Fit
December 6th. LOOKING AHEAD

I have December 14th off. Am I still eligible?: Unfortunately, no. Employees JANUARY 1
must be scheduled to work on December 14th to receive a box lunch. Winter Walking
Special delivery arrangements have been made to accomodate staff Challenge Begins
scheduled to work the evening and night shifts on December 14th.

Monthly Motivation

“There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of
little steps.” -Unknown

DECEMBER 2018 Page 2

Staff Spotlight: George Kingston Be a Santa to a Senior

If you have ever met Help us support Home Instead
George Kingston, you will Senior Care’s annual initiative
agree he is the definition of
a daredevil. “Everything that to bring smiles and joy to
scares people to death, I seniors in our community!
love,” George said. “My life
is one big X-Games.” 1 Select an ornament with a
senior’s wish list from the tree
From snowboarding to BMX
Motor Cross, George has on the Ground Floor (in front
tried it all, but his favorite adrenaline-filled activity has to be
skydiving. “There is no better adrenaline rush than skydiving,” of the Wellness Wall)
he said. “No matter how many times you do it, you will always
come down shaking.” 2 Shop for your senior

George started skydiving the second he turned 18 and is now a Drop off your gift (with the
licensed instructor. He has logged almost 4,000 jumps and even
earned his pro rating. “I can throw a nickel on the ground and 3 ornament you selected from
land on it,” he said. He has jumped out of helicopters, byplanes, the tree) in the Wellness
hot air balloons, and even out of the bomb bay of a B17 Bomber
plane from WWII. A blimp is next on his list. Center by December 15th

George’s daughter is also a skydiver and the two jump together
frequently. She grew up in the planes and on the landing deck,
and George was with her on her first jump.

George has skydived all over, even onto our very own Siesta
Key. “The beaches are beautiful from the ground, but the view is
way better from 10,000 feet up in the air,” George said.

OnBoard is excited to present our latest wellness venture:

Active After Work

“Active After Work” brings 10 weeks of FREE group exercise classes
for Plymouth Harbor employees right to our Wellness Center!

November 12, 2018 - January 17, 2019


HIIT List Tuesday Core N’ TGI-Total No Class
Tone Up More Body
4:30-5 p.m.
OR 5-6 p.m. 5-6 p.m. 5-6 p.m.

5-5:30 p.m.

All fitness levels are welcome to all classes. Modifications will be demonstrated. All classes will be held in
the Wellness Center studio and will begin promptly at their scheduled start time.

DECEMBER 2018 Page 3

Learn n Earns Employee of the Month

December 6, 12-12:30 p.m. & Charlotte Kimball, Housekeeping
2-2:30 p.m.
Notes from Charlotte’s nomination form...
Exercise with Elizabeth
“Charlotte always has a positive
December 13, 12-12:30 p.m. attitude and is willing to go the
“What is HIIT?” with Health Fit extra mile. When something needs
to be done, she will be the first to
December 20, 12-12:30 p.m. & volunteer. It is nice to know that
2-2:30 p.m. she can always be counted on to
do whatever it takes!”
Exercise with Elizabeth
Wanda Velasquez, Housekeeping
December 27, 2-2:30 p.m.
“What is HIIT?” with Health Fit “She took an active leadership
role in ensuring that the newly
Mobile Learn n Earns are also available. renovated SC rooms were clean
Call Summer (Ext. 377) or Elizabeth and ready for occupancy. She
(Ext. 350) to check-out a laptop! did so with poise, determination
and a positive attitude.”
Ugly Holiday Sweater Day
Walk to End Alzheimer’s
On December 14,
break out your ugliest Saturday, November 17, many of our staff
holiday sweater and members participated in the 2018 Walk to
celebrate the holidays End Alzheimer's at Nathan Benderson Park.
in (horrible) style!
We raised $2,500! Thank you to all who
Work appropriate sweaters only, please. If you participated and donated!
are unsure, ask your supervisor in advance.

Winter Walking Challenge

The Fall Walking Challenge ends December
31stand the Winter Walking Challenge begins
January 1st. The last day to sign up is December
31st. Watch for an all staff email coming soon
with the link to sign up!

**Bucks earned in the Fall Walking Challenge will go
towards your 2019 earning.**

DECEMBER 2018 Page 4

December Birthdays! Wellness Center Orientations

Karen Abello Smith Care Center 1 Did you know all employees and
Wanda Gaulman Memory Care 1 spouses get FREE 24/7 access to the
Augustine Henry Assisted Living 1 Wellness Center? Call Summer (Ext.
T Serin Smith Care Center 2 377) or Elizabeth (Ext. 350) to set up
Jorge Samarzjia Dining Services 2
Sandra Near Home Care 3 an orientation and get started!
Yomarie Miranda Housekeeping 3
Nancy Baldwin Smith Care Center 5 We want to hear your story!
Michael Severinovsky Transportation 6
Julio Villalobos Dining Services 9 Our employees do some pretty incredible
Liz Clark Home Care 11 things, and we want to hear about them!
Sherrie Humes Smith Care Center 12 If you or someone you know has a story
Suzanne Fonow Assisted Living 12 to share, whether it’s about a cool hobby,
Holly Williams Marketing 13 a trip, an accomplishment, a unique
Ebony Glover Smith Care Center 17 upbringing or overcoming a life
Bridget Chapman Home Care 17 challenge, contact Kalynna Thompson
Diana Burnside Smith Care Center 17 (Ext. 431, [email protected]).
Lamar Moxley Security 19 You may be featured in a new segment
Rhonda Davis Smith Care Center 19 in The Current: Staff Spotlight!
Brenda Vega Memory Care 20
Sheenia Chilson Smith Care Center 22 @PlymouthHarborCareers
Natallia Dziatsel Accounting 22
Tyler Rowlands Dining Services 23 @PlymouthHarbor
Ronnique Denrow Smith Care Center 24
Lizzy Astuto Smith Care Center 26 The Current is Plymouth Harbor’s
Evelyn DeOliveira Dining Services 28 monthly employee newsletter.
Wanda Velasquez Housekeeping 28
Teah Stebbins Smith Care Center 29
Dana Kulbersh Assisted Living 29
Rose Wojtaszek Facilities 30
Mike Musial Maintenance 31
Jim Reising Dining Services 31

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