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On October 26, Better Living held our annual Employee Recognition Dinner.  More than 180 staff and guests attended at the Mongolian Grill in Don Mills.  The evening featured recognition for years of service and retirements.  It was also very special to welcome the newest members of the Better Living family from the Margaret Bahen Hospice and Doane House.

Of special note, Bonifacia (Bennie) Beliario received her award for 40 years of service.  Other award winners include:

5-year award recipients:

1. Kristen Caballero

2. Ramona Haynes

3. Alejandra Hernandez

4. Croslyn Lewis

5. Van Ly

6. Wilson Rincon Sandoval

7. Vinothpriya Veluppillai


10-year award recipients:

1. Parisa Ahangari

2. Signari Allison

3. Geralyn Alon

4. Poomathevi Arasakrishnan

5. Patricia Bradshaw

6. Douglas Britten

7. Evelyn Cruz

8. Valassia Goltsis

9. Sandra Ifill

10. Teresita Padilla

11. Faustina Sarpong

12. Weibo Teng

13. Marta Ventura

14. Diana Zhang


15-year award recipients:

1. Joseph Mariyanayagam

2. Uzeir Mehmed

3. Clare Davidson

4. Violeta Juan

5. Adlet Willis

6. Yin Zhang

7. Lynette Budhu


20-year award recipients:

1. Lynette Budhu

2. Rosemarie Goodchild

3. Ali Koohram


25-year award recipients:

1. Emilita Fangon

2. Maria Marquez

3. Linda Panganiban


40-year award recipient:

1.       Bonifacia (Bennie) Beliario



1. Sylvia Armstrong

2. Sheila Berrry

3. Monica Braveboy

4. Elaine Dhir