PLYMOUTH HARBOR ON SARASOTA BAY EMPLOYEE NEWSLETTER - ISSUE 50
As of March 1, we decided to change Employees must have their ﬁnal DATES TO REMEMBER
the name of “The Biggest Loser” measurements taken on, or before,
contest to “The Biggest Winner”– their assigned date in order to be MARCH 1
focusing instead on the positive considered for the contest. If you Learn n Earn
changes we are making in our lives! have questions regarding your date, Fitness with Elizabeth
or the contest itself, please contact
The Biggest Winner contest, which Elizabeth Goldsmith, Health & MARCH 8
began during the second week of Fitness Specialist, at Ext. 350. Learn n Earn
January 2018, will conclude during Workout Without Worry
the week of March 26th-30th. On Friday, April 6th, we will hold a
Remember, this contest is based on contest celebration in the Wellness MARCH 11
percent body fat lost rather than pure Center. We will have light snacks, Daylight Saving Begins
weight loss. There will be one female a smoothie bar, and announce the
and one male winner. The two overall winners! MARCH 13
winners will each win $100 and $10 401k Consultation
in OnBoard Wellness Rewards Bucks We are thrilled that so many of our
toward their insurance premium employees elected to participate MARCH 16
reduction. However, any participant in this year’s contest and we look Wellness Support
who has completed the challenge, forward to bringing you even more Group
and has shown progress at the end wellness-related activities throughout
of the 12 weeks, will also receive $10 2018! MARCH 17
in OnBoard Wellness Rewards Bucks Great American Cleanup
toward their 2019 insurance premium As part of our expanded activities, and St. Patrick’s Day
reduction. The Biggest Winner will be moving
to an ongoing contest throughout MARCH 19
Participants will be given a date and the year, similar to our Walking Mandatory
time for their 12-week mark, when Challenges. Please stay tuned for All Staff Meeting!
they must come back for their ﬁnal more details at the March 19th 10:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
body composition measurements. All Sta Meeting! Pilgrim Hall
Learn n Earn
Workout Without Worry
(Repeat of March 8th)
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Recently, you may have noticed our Housekeeping and out to prevent the colonization of bacteria
staff representing “Plymouth Harbor blue” in their and viruses for up to 120 days between laundering.
new uniforms. Not only do these uniforms help To activate and maintain bacterial effectiveness,
us to more easily identify housekeepers across the uniforms are laundered each time with EPA-
campus, but they are specially made and proven registered bleach and any detergent. The uniforms
to kill 99.9% of harmful microorganisms – the only are color-fast and do not fade when washed in
type of medical soft surfaces proven to do so. bleach. Housekeepers are now fully recognizable
in their royal blue germ-ﬁghting uniforms!
Each time these uniforms are washed, the fabric
becomes fully recharged with chlorine molecules
for the ultimate level of protection. How does
it work? The fabric is made with a patented
technology that retains chlorine molecules
from laundering and binds them to the fabric.
The molecules create a sanitizing shield inside
Plymouth Harbor’s Best Photos
For the last few months, we have featured “Plymouth Harbor Pets” – where an employee would submit a
photo of their pet, and the one with the most votes from the OnBoard team would be featured in the next month’s
issue of The Current. Moving forward, we are going to switch up the photo “topic” each month!
This month’s photo topic was...
Best Travel Photo
Meet our winner: George Kingston, Landscaping.
Photos taken in Rome and Paris with his family.
Next month’s “Best Photo” will be...Best Yearbook Photo!
Have a photo you’d like to submit? Email: [email protected]
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Employee of the month A monthly luncheon
Smith Care Center Friday, March 23rd
Employee since June 2007 in the Club Room
Notes from Erica’s Featuring: Bobi Sanderson
nomination form: Contact Karen Smith at
Ext. 399 to sign up!
She is always so nice to
residents and sta . Anytime
a resident needs or wants her,
she is right there. She is always
willing to help another sta
member or resident. Erica
jumps to assist the transfer
of a resident, or when her
boss gives her extra duties.
March Learn n Earns Keep Sarasota County
March 1st @ 12-12:30 p.m. & 2-2:30 p.m. American Cleanup
Wellness with Elizabeth Saturday, March 17th
“Effective Walking Workout” 8:00-11:00 a.m.
North Lido Beach
March 8th @ 12–12:30 p.m.
Contact Bert Adams at
HealthFit Learn n Earn Ext. 490 to sign up!
“Workout Without Worry”
March 16th @ 2:30–3:00 p.m. *Note! New day & time.
Wellness Support Group
with Brandi Burgess, Social Worker
March 22nd @ 2–2:30 p.m. (Repeat)
HealthFit Learn n Earn
“Workout Without Worry”
While we hope you will attend all four events, participants can
earn only $2 in Wellness Rewards OnBoard Bucks per month for
attending these events. No bucks will be earned for attending the
monthly Wellness Support Group.
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Bridget Chapman, Home Care As you may have already noticed,
two very nice picnic tables have
Even though Bridget’s shift been installed in the covered
was over, she stopped by walkway between our Maintenance
to check on my husband’s Department and the North Garden
medical status. She helped Garage (located just west of the
us avoid a deteriorating loading dock).
medical situation with These are for employee use!
her ﬁrm and authoritative Enjoy your lunch outdoors with a
manner. Thank you from both beautiful view of the Bay. With the
of us. perfect Florida weather lately, we
hope many of you will take advantage
Keke Martin Home Care 1st of this new space!
Rodnesha Cummings Dining Services 3rd
Nela Torres Housekeeping 4th The Current is Plymouth Harbor’s
Elsy Cruz Housekeeping 6th monthly employee newsletter.
Audrey Brown Maintenance 10th
Latoya Jackson ALF/MC 11th
Kay Stotler Home Care 11th
Patricia Martinez Housekeeping 13th
Kiauna Harden Smith Care Center 17th
Harry Hobson Administration 17th
Kelli Bellamy Housekeeping 21st
Mary Beth Trollinger Dining Services 21st
Marsha Johnson Smith Care Center 23rd
Chalilah Williams ALF/MC 23rd
Kola Ojeikere Dining Services 23rd
Joan Brown Home Care 24th
Nancy Nahrwold Smith Care Center 24th
Julio Guerrero Dining Services 25th
Krystle Harvey Marketing 25th