Family Health West shift supervisor selected as employee of the month

Tony Heathco was honored as the Family Health West employee of the month for August.

Heathco works as a day shift supervisor at the Oaks, an assisted living facility operated by Family Health West in Fruita. He oversees the day-to-day duties of employees and the well-being of residents there.

Heathco joined Family Health West in 2003. He attended Fruita Monument High School and began working at the Oaks as part of an enrichment program. He has moved through many job titles and every shift since then. He often volunteers after work to organize a room or cook a meal for residents.

In addition to his work at Family Health West, Heathco operates Sweet Drinks Concessions at festivals and other events in Western Colorado.