Representative Biele Thanks Frontline Workers at Compass on the Bay

Representative David Biele with staff at Compass on the Bay in South Boston

 Staff and residents of Compass on the Bay received a special surprise on February 19th when State Representative David Biele (D -South Boston, Dorchester) stopped by to personally deliver lunch and thank the community’s frontline workers, following the vaccination of staff and residents.

Compass on the Bay’s associates and residents enjoyed treats and pizza from several South Boston restaurants, while Representative Biele offered his thanks and words of encouragement to members of the community. He specifically highlighted the work of the Memory Support Assisted Living Community’s frontline and healthcare workers for their dedication and commitment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 “The vaccination of staff and residents of Compass on the Bay represents another positive step forward in the fight against COVID-19,” said Rep. Biele. “Given all that has happened in the past year, it was important to thank and acknowledge the dedication and efforts of staff to help our community and we must continue to work together to support one another.”

For Compass on the Bay, the visit was a reminder that their hard work is being recognized by the community.

“We want to thank Representative Biele for taking the time to visit our community and speak with us,” said Executive Director Jenna Petrenko. “It’s great to know that we have the support of our local community leaders and that our frontline workers are appreciated for all the work that they do.”

Compass on the Bay is a Memory Support Assisted Living Community located on Columbia Road in South Boston. For more information, please visit

From left to right: Compass on the Bay Cook Viollca Dallta, Cook Elda Prifti, Assistant Executive Director Lindsay Nelson, and Representative David Biele.