Board of Directors

VISTE Annual Meeting Highlights Partnerships

At Wednesday’s Annual Meeting, Volunteers in Service to the Elderly officials reflected on a year of transition and growth. The meeting’s theme, Forward! echoed throughout the sentiments of VISTE President, Steve Bissonnette, as he shared the many ways in which VISTE has benefited from partnerships in the community. “It is an honor to be part […]

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New President Announced

After 20 years of service to VISTE, Alice O’Reilly is retiring.  Alice O’Reilly began working for VISTE in 1994 and has served as its Executive Director since 1995. During the past 20 years O’Reilly has become the public face of VISTE and the driving force behind its continued growth and success. At today’s Board of […]

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O’Reilly Presented with Diamond Service Award

At today’s joint meeting of the Board of Directors and Advisory Board, VISTE (Volunteers In Service To the Elderly) President Alice O’Reilly received the Diamond Service Award from Congressman Dennis Ross. The Diamond Service Award celebrates the Highest in Lifetime Achievements in the field of Aging, according to Austin Curry, Executive Director of Elder Care […]

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VISTE Schedules Annual Meeting

VISTE (Volunteers in Service to the Elderly) will celebrate 31 years with its Annual Meeting on May 7 at the VISTE headquarters, according to Alice O’Reilly, VISTE President. “While this is technically a Board meeting, we always look forward to this special time where invite everyone to join us as we come together to celebrate […]

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VISTE President O’Reilly Announces Retirement

At today’s monthly Board of Directors’ meeting, VISTE (Volunteers In Service To the Elderly) President Alice O’Reilly announced her retirement, which will be effective December 31 of this year. “Alice’s leadership, commitment, and vitality have translated into significant benefits to VISTE and its clients, along with a high degree of public awareness throughout Polk County,” […]

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Board Member Receives Habitat Lifetime Achievement Award

This has been a big year for VISTE Board member Steve Bissonnette. In January, he was awarded the prestigious Jere Annis Award by the Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association for his outstanding community involvement. Last week, he was given the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity’s Lifetime Achievement Award. According to Habitat Lakeland’s CEO Claire Twomey, the group couldn’t […]

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