The Davenport Companies of South Yarmouth, MA recently celebrated the induction of nine staff members into the company’s “15-Year Club”. The Club honors those who have reached 15 years of service at an annual celebration attended by hundreds in the company, complete with a video presentation, cocktail party and live entertainment. Recognized in 2017 were: Jennifer Garbitt and Morgan Slowek of Thirwood Place, Lucia Defaria of Red Jacket Beach Resort, Beth Patkoske of The Davenport Companies, Chris Beauregard of Cape Cod Fence Company, Kevin Flynn of Blue Rock Resort and Kelly Stevens, Warren Sung and Peter Malkin of Red Jacket Mountain View Resort. The 2017 celebration was held at the Cape Cinema and Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis.
In addition to the company party, new inductees join former 15-Year Club members at an annual themed weekend at the company’s Red Jacket Mountain View Resort in North Conway, NH. Complementing the festivities, there is a fundraising auction among the club members with all proceeds benefiting the local community.
“We appreciate and honor the contributions of our entire team and their families. We enjoy creating an annual celebration highlighting their hard work and sharing their story with the entire company,” says DeWitt Davenport, C.E.O. of the Davenport Companies. The company, established in 1956, is a fourth-generation family-owned business that now employs over 1,300 people at more than a dozen companies throughout New England, including commercial and residential real estate, senior living, construction, a variety of service businesses and seven resort hotels.