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Dichello Distributors Celebrates Retirement of Longtime Employee

By February 23, 2023Connecticut, Top News

Dichello Distributors celebrated the retirement of longtime employee Richard Smith. Smith, more commonly known as “Smitty,” has worked for three generations of the Dichello’s family-owned distributorship. Serving as a delivery driver for 42-and-a-half years, Smith has delivered roughly between 6 and 7 million cases of beer across the company’s territory throughout his time. Dichello Distributors celebrated Smith’s milestone achievements with a party on Jan. 6 held at its Orange office, which included catered lunch, cake and a presentation of a retirement watch, among highlights. “They don’t make them like him anymore; I wish we had 100 of him,” said John Hall, President, Dichello Distributors.

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