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Caregiver Highlight: Annette Hines

Living in a world where you don’t feel included in your own hometown can be very lonely and difficult, something Annette Hines and her daughter, Elizabeth, faced for many years.

Career Path: Bob Hallion

Bob Hallion is known for being a passionate leader, trusted advisor, team player, and handy man. Before working his way up to Director of Operations for Behavioral Health Services at Advocates, Bob began his career as a pharmacy technician.

Workforce Hero Spotlight: Hanifa Nelson-Kamau

The Caring Force is pleased to announce that our next workforce spotlight honoree is Hanifa Nelson-Kamau, a Program Director at Advocates. Hanifa has worked in human services for the past 20 years – both in direct service and supervisory roles.

Workforce Hero Spotlight: Ekechak Waters

The Caring Force is pleased to announce that the TCF Hero Spotlight honoree is Ekechak Waters, a direct service worker at an Advocates group home for men with autism spectrum disorders.