‘Corona Claus’: Generous La Mesa Dentist Brings Team to Tears With Delivery of Essential Goods

by | Apr 13, 2020 | COVID-19, Dental Office, Employer advice, In The News | 5 comments

On April 10th, NBC San Diego reported on San Diego’s very own “Corona Claus”, who just so happens to be a Dentist who practices in La Mesa, CA.  

Here is what they had to say. 

‘A generous La Mesa dentist surprised his five employees with goodies to help keep them afloat after his office shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Dr. Larry Pawl has been in his Lakeside home since his dental office, Larry R. Pawl DMD, shut down on March 16 under the guidance of the American Dental Association. With the office being closed for nearly a month, Pawl missed his staff and wanted to show them that he’s thinking of them. That’s when he got the idea to hand-deliver essential goodies that would help his team.

“We have a small office, we’re a tight team and we get along great,” he said. “I know they’re going through hard times. They’re all unemployed and the office has been closed down so I thought I’d bring them a little ray of sunshine and surprise them.”

Driving to each of his staff member’s homes unannounced, Pawl certainly surprised them when he showed up at their driveways with trash bags full of toilet paper, Kleenex tissues, flowers, a $500 gift card for Vons and handwritten cards that expressed his gratitude toward them. The team of six keep in touch through their group text message chat, but had not seen each other until Pawl showed up at each employee’s door.”


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