Time Capsule Ceremony to mark the official merge of Wellpath and Morris Foundation

Time Capsule Ceremony to mark the official merge of Wellpath and Morris Foundation

September 30, 2011 – WATERBURY, CT – Today Wellpath Behavioral Health and Morris Foundation marked the official beginning of their new merged company, Wellmore Behavioral Health with a symbolic time capsule ceremony. Employees of both agencies joined Gary Steck, CEO of Wellmore Behavioral Health and Joan Pesce, Executive Vice President, in depositing the capsule that contained items from their past and written dreams for their future. The time capsule will be opened September 30 2014.  “The time capsule symbolizes the opportunity for us to embrace all of our hopes and dreams for the future as well as providing a gauge for our progress,” said Gary Steck.

Another highlight of the event was the unveiling of the new sign marking the home of Wellmore Behavioral Health Corporate Offices at 141 East Main Street.  About 100 employees looked on as Gary Steck and Joan Pesce cut the ribbon and removed the covering. Applause followed as staff look forward to creating a more comprehensive behavioral health agency providing “wellness for a lifetime.”

Wellmore Behavioral Health will serve a 48 town region spanning south from Greater Waterbury to the lower Naugatuck and northwest to Torrington and Danbury and the many towns in between. The private non-profit company will operate with a $20,000,000 budget and nearly 300 employees at 13 sites. Wellmore is expected to serve more than 18,500 clients on an annual basis including children, adolescents, adults and entire families.