Community Bridges

Community Bridges Presents its First 25 Years of Service Award to Ann Potoczak

Date posted: January 24, 2012

January 24, 2012
Contact: Cathy Donohue, Account Manager
Millennium Integrated Marketing
877-873-7445 ext. 204

(Concord, New Hampshire) – Community Bridges, an agency that connects individuals with disabilities and their families with resources that help them achieve positive growth and change, hosted an award ceremony on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at the Grappone Conference Center to recognize employees for their service, and presented their first award for 25 years of service to Ann Potoczak, Director of Quality Assurance and Community Services.

Darlene Bailey, Sara Roberge, Cynthia Sbat and Carolyn Sheehan were all recognized for 15 years of service, Tracey Lonergan was recognized for 10 years of service, and 34 other employees were recognized for five and three years of service.

“Ann has demonstrated remarkable commitment to our mission at Community Bridges and to the people and families we serve,” said Roy Gerstenberger, executive director of Community Bridges. “For the past 25 years she has devoted her time, energy, expertise and enthusiasm to making a difference in our community. We are so proud of her and all she has helped us accomplish.”

“We value all of our employees,” Gerstenberger continued. “And we work hard to create an environment that encourages our employees to grow and stay with us for many, many years.”

About Community Bridges

Community Bridges connects individuals with disabilities and their families with resources that help them achieve positive growth and change. By managing a support network of community resources, Community Bridges matches individuals with disabilities to opportunities that help them realize their greatest potential through an individualized plan.

Serving individuals with disabilities of all ages and financial backgrounds, Community Bridges is a not-for-profit organization that solidifies funding and fosters relationships with a trusted network of organizations throughout the community to ensure the best opportunities for individuals in the areas of Early Childhood Services, Residential and Day Services, Career Development, Homecare Services, Self-Directed Services, and Individual and Family Support. For more information call 603-225-4153 or visit

Community Bridges is a non-profit agency serving the communities of central New Hampshire. Disability is a natural part of the human experience and may occur as a result of developmental impairments, injury, or aging. We advance the integration, growth, and interdependence of people with disabilities in their home communities in ways that promote their ability to have positive control over the lives they have chosen for themselves.