Mary Ann Griffiths, a chef at Crosby Commons Assisted Living Community at Wesley Village in Shelton, was recognized by LeadingAge Connecticut as a \u201cHero of the Storm\u201d on Oct. 8, at the LeadingAge 2013 annual meeting. Remembering the blizzard of this past year and the many difficulties that arose as a result of all the snow, the event highlighted the dedicated staff who went \u201cabove and beyond\u201d during this time. Known for her quiet, willing, spirit of caring, Griffiths was nominated by Wesley Village for her leadership and commitment to residents and staff and for ensuring that residents\u2019 dietary needs remained unchanged, a press release said. Griffiths was also awarded honorable mention for the 2013 LeadingAge Connecticut Employee of the Year Award in the spring. For more information about the Shelton senior living communities, visit www.wesleyvillage-ct.org or call 203-225-5000.