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April 8, 2013

BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL: New faces, employees gain seniority, an interesting scholarship, a ribbon cutting and - YEP! - still looking for the best cup of coffee in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE — Officials with Jacksonville's Angelina House, — a senior living community by Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. — have announced the recent hire of Dustin McCune, a 32-year-old town native, as its new residence director.

McCune was “born and raised” in Jacksonville and has 10 years of experience in operations. But he is new to the health care field, officials said.

The new residence director  indicated he is looking forward to the challenges of the job and getting to know the members of the community.

Those challenges include overall management of Angelina House — located near the intersection of O'Keefe Road and Philip Street — and the “quality support” of residents, according to a news release.

(The emphasis of the house is to promote independence and individuality to seniors.)

McCune's duties also include responsibility for establishing relationships with his residents, with family members, and also with community organizations.

His will be the task of ensuring the house is in compliance with local and state policies, and maintaining the residence's budget.  Also, he will facilitate unspecified operational duties.

McCune, has a 12-year-old son Grayson, according to the release.

Questions? Comments. Contact McCune at 903-589-1105 or email DMcCune@alcco.com.

TIME TO CELEBRATE SOME ANNIVERSARIES

It would appear that it is time for congratulations. Some employees of local call center Stream Global Services, celebrated their employment anniversary during the first quarter, according to a news release.

Stream Global, located at 1020 Willowcreek in Jacksonville, celebrates employee anniversaries with cake and certificates of appreciation.

• Those celebrating four years are:  Orren Drath, Estrellita Galan, and Vicki Otero.

• The employees who recently celebrated three years of employment are: Jordan Akin, Erica Barboza, Jennifer Estrada, Siria Estrada, Shayla Franklin, Maria Gonzales, Cherie Jiles,   Maria Morales, Heather Savage, Ana Sotelo, Adriana Tavera and Cesar Valenciana.

• The employees celebrating two years seniority are: Kristopher Cauley, Jessica Morris and Lori Sellers.

• And the large group of employees celebrating one year of service with Stream include: Christy Alvarez, Chanda Anderson, Brandy Bell, Taesia Clayborn, Gabriella Fellbaum, Mitchalin Ford, Amy Garland, Alex Good, Darnell Harris, Brian Hester, Brittany Hinton, Jasmine Jones, Herbert Kimbrell, Athena Kleisner, Terri Lawson, Nallely Leon, Cindy Morris, Juan Ornelas, Moises Salgado, Katelyn Whiteley and Quinton Womack.  

Again, congratulations!

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