Shorehaven recognized staff for years of service June 23 at Red Circle Inn and Bistro at its annual employee service award program. Employees were honored for three, five, 10, 15, 25, and 40 years of service. Executive Director Dale Dahlke told employees, “We are the hands of Christ in the services we provide. You are the people that make all the difference in the world to our residents and their families.”

Employees honored included:

Retirees: Barbara Dehnert, Mary Jo Flanagan, Dawn Hartman, Carole Leitzke, Robert Lower, Susanne O’Connor and Karen Wischer.

Three Year Awards: Donna Aldrich, Lindsey Falk, Debra Fenner, Deborah Friedrich, Luana Heaton, Eric Markgraf, Bryan Polinske, Cindy Randall,

Alyson Shackley, Sarah Stearns, Michael Stigler, Sara Sullivan, Barbara Sylvester,

Carla Vega, Joel Vosberg, and Rachael Wegener.

Occasional Employees: Lydia Hertz, Evelyn Romano, Theres Wegener, Alexis Carr, and Alyssa Dobratz, Chloe Hoeft and John Kiefer.

Five Year Awards: Linda Becher, Cindy Fredrick, Carol Kopet, Linda Sallmann, Michelle Van Schyndle, Deborah Voigt and Patrick Walker.

Occasional Employees: Christine Gartzke and Theresa Williams.

Ten Year Awards: Tamara Collupy, Rhonda Eaton, Suzan Walsh and Judith Wissell 

Fifteen Year Awards: Ivy Bednar, Deborah Detert, Tammy Hoefler, Carol McKinnon, Michael Nowak and Judith Wierzbicki

Occasional Employees: Karen Janiszewski

Twenty-Five Year Awards: Nicole Knutson, Nancy Kohn and Janet Thurow.

Forty Year Awards: Melinda Condella

Mindy2Founded in 1939, Shorehaven is the trusted, faith-based resource of choice for mature adults on the shores of Lac La Belle. Combining compassion and innovation, Shorehaven has earned the confidence of older adults, family members and the community for decades. Its mission is: “Reflecting Christ’s love, we provide homes and resources for seniors.” Call (262) 567-8341 for information or visit