Casmir Care Services staff and individuals they support honored by Philadelphia IDS at 2014 Brighter Future Award Ceremony
On March 7, 2014, The Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHids) hosted the 22nd Annual My City, My Place Brighter Future Awards & Wellness Expo. The event honored individuals who make a difference in the lives of others and create impact in their community. In attendance were hundreds of guests at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel. The event showcased individuals utilizing intellectual disability supports and their support team which includes friends and neighbors, providers, businesses, or organizations.
3 individuals supported by Casmir Care services, Isaiah, Charles, Michael and 2 staff members, Fredrick Tynes and Karen Atkinson, received honorable recognition for extraordinary support of people leading everyday lives in the community. Casmir Care Services also received an honorable mention in recognition of extraordinary support of people leading everyday lives in the community.
CEO of the company, Ms. Chetachi Dunkley Ecton extolled the virtues of the individuals being honored for their remarkable ability to overcome challenging situations with confidence, willpower, and determination. She also praised the staff for their discipline, passion and commitment to the people they support and encouraged other teammates to emulate the positive examples of their colleagues being honored.