The refreshed and newly reopened Sunset Grille Restaurant hosted a group of executives and associates for lunch just recently, celebrating the achievements of those whose performance excelled during July, August & September, the months leading to the reopening of the Aruba Tower, following renovations.
A number of individuals distinguished themselves in July with Milaine Jourdain, Housekeeping, and Angele Petronia, Security, among them. The one who earned the Colleague of the Month title for July, Fernando Gomez, nominated by Raynold Semeleer, gained praise in his position as Chief Steward, for balancing all of his tasks, and never dropping any projects entrusted to him. Additionally, Fernando always makes time for community projects such as Family Fun Day at Arashi, helping with the setup and breakdown promptly and efficiently.
For August, Gloria Maduro, Larimar Spa, Maria Medina, Jean Pierre Colina, and Juan Vasquez, all three from the Food & Beverage department outshone all others in their areas of responsibility however Omar Castaneda, a floor care specialist, received top honors as Colleague of the Month, nominated by Bibi, Fayola and Jessica at the helm of the Housekeeping department, for his role during the refresh of both the Curacao and the Bonaire towers, and for his many contributions to room maintenance and upkeep.
For September Joselito Lacle, Casino, Steve Lacle, Ramon Weindal, and Virgillo Flores, all three from the Food & Beverage department distinguished themselves for their excellent work, however Mary Rose Briezen earned the Colleague of the Month title for her Guest Service activities, projecting helpfulness and dedication, using her skills to enroll group members in the Club Carlson, the hotel reward program, and providing top notch service.
The party at the Sunset Grille featured accolades and delicious food, a well deserved celebration of progress and accomplishment attended by General Manager Rob Smith and the executive committee.