Dunkin' Donuts Honor the Region's Sweetest Employees

Oct 13, 2010, 10:47 ET from Dunkin' Donuts

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Meet Ruth.  She's a few months shy of 80.  Ruth's still working full time making and serving donuts and coffee in New Castle, Pa.  She's cheerfully served more than a million cups of coffee and doughnuts in her 25 years behind the counter.  Ruth has a sweet reputation: She knows all of the customers and their orders.  She hasn't missed a day of work in years and trains employees younger than her grandchildren.

Pittsburgh Metro Dunkin' Donuts today announced the 2010 Sweetest Employee winners.  Ruth Cassella is one of 18 who will receive recognition on Sweetest Day, October 16.

Annette Miller, owner of the New Castle Dunkin' Donuts, calls Ruth her best employee and a real friend, claiming her dedication is an inspiration.  "Ruth's like family," Mrs. Miller said.  "She goes above and beyond every day with her kindness and cheerful attitude… She's wonderful."  

Dunkin' Donuts throughout the area are honoring their sweetest employees as well as all workers who put their customers first.  They are giving away one free donut for any sweet employee accompanied by their employer all day Friday, October 15.

Local Dunkin' Donuts sweetest employees include:

  • Tony Bowker, Pittsburgh, Market Square
  • Brittany Boyle, Belle Vernon
  • Ruth Cassella, New Castle
  • Stella Drury, Pleasant Hills
  • Susan Eaton - Center Township  
  • Cheryl Farrow, Wexford
  • Jackie Guenther, Murrysville
  • Nick Guercio, Homestead
  • Chris Longobardi, Butler
  • Rita Moses, Penn Hills
  • Elyse Wittlin, Oakland
  • Diane Mazzie, Dormont
  • Sharon McCool, Cranberry
  • Kiestan McDonald, Squirrel Hill
  • Lynn Richey, Irwin
  • Pauline Sanner, North Versailles
  • Nicolette Wojcik, Tarentum
  • Casey Wolowicz, West View

Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite every day, all-day stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is the largest coffee and baked goods chain in the world. It's earned the #1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for two years running. The company has more than 7,900 restaurants in 30 countries worldwide. In 2007, Dunkin' Donuts' global system-wide sales were $5.3 billion. Based in Canton, Massachusetts, Dunkin' Donuts is a subsidiary of Dunkin' Brands, Inc. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.

SOURCE Dunkin' Donuts