Nov 20, 2014
City Commissioner Nick Fish Honored with David G. Fitzpatrick Spirit Award at Janus Annual Dinner
Left to right: Michael Buonocore, Home Forward Executive Director and
Janus Board Vice President; Nick Fish, Portland City Commissioner; Steve Rudman,
Retired Home Forward Executive Director
Every year at the Janus
Annual Dinner we take an evening off to recognize our dedicated staff and those
in the community who are making a difference in the lives of the children,
youth and families we work with every day.
Dennis Morrow, Janus Youth Programs’ Executive Director, recognized
more than 20 staff members reaching a length of service milestone including
Debbie Mead, Payroll Manager, who has worked for Janus for 30 years.
“For three decades Debbie has filled our lives with joy and
always made sure that everyone got paid. Not because it’s her job, but because
of the level of caring and commitment she has for each staff and her deep
understanding of the profound impact they are having on the youth we serve,”
In addition to Mead’s 30 years of service, nine staff
were recognized for five years of service, six for 10 years, four for 15 years
and one for 20 years adding up to 215 years of service working on behalf of children,
youth and families in Oregon and ...