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Presby’s Inspired Life Appoints New Director of Dining Services at Rydal Park

LAFAYETTE HILL, PA–Colleen Tyrrell has taken the helm as the new director of dining services at Rydal Park, a Presby’s Inspired Life Community located in Abington Township. Tyrrell will play an integral role in the organization’s day-to-day dining operations, namely delivering innovative dining experiences for the nearly 500 residents of Rydal Park as well as their guests.

Tyrrell was most recently the general manager of the William Penn Inn based in Gwynedd. Throughout her career, she has held leadership positions at established restaurants and country clubs in the Philadelphia area. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and finance from La Salle University. She resides in Collegeville, PA.

“We are very excited that Colleen has joined the Rydal Park team,” said Russ Mast, executive director at Rydal Park. “From our warm and elegant dining room to our fun and friendly club room, we strive to offer exceptional dining experiences for all our residents and guests. With Colleen’s leadership, I have no doubt that we will continue to elevate this experience for our residents. Her passion and knowledge of the restaurant business will only add to our focus of providing exceptional experiences for those who choose to dine with us.”

Rydal Park is a Presby’s Inspired Life community located on a scenic 22-acre campus in Abington Township, Montgomery County. This Life Plan Community with more than 300 independent living apartment homes across four contiguous buildings also offers personal care, rehabilitative services and five-star skilled nursing as rated by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Rydal Park will be expanding its Life Plan Community to include Rydal Waters in 2020—a new, maintenance-free cottage neighborhood nestled on 33 lush acres.

Presby’s Inspired Life is a not-for-profit, faith-based organization that provides exceptional continuing care and Affordable Housing options for more than 3,000 people 62 and better, across nearly 40 communities throughout greater Philadelphia.