Morning Pointe Recognizes Outstanding Assisted Living Facilities For 2012

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Matt Fox, Morning Pointe Assisted Living divisional vice president of Operations, Suzanne Foster, Morning Pointe executive vice president of Operations, Kim Baker, winner of the “Facility of the Year” Award and
executive director of Morning Pointe of Athens, Greg A. Vital, president and CEO of Morning Pointe and Independent Healthcare Properties (IHP), Franklin Farrow, COO of Morning Pointe and IHP.
Matt Fox, Morning Pointe Assisted Living divisional vice president of Operations, Suzanne Foster, Morning Pointe executive vice president of Operations, Kim Baker, winner of the “Facility of the Year” Award and executive director of Morning Pointe of Athens, Greg A. Vital, president and CEO of Morning Pointe and Independent Healthcare Properties (IHP), Franklin Farrow, COO of Morning Pointe and IHP.

Independent Healthcare Properties (IHP) and Morning Pointe Assisted Living presented its “Facility of the Year” Award for 2012 to Morning Pointe of Athens, Tn. Assisted Living and Kim Baker, executive director. 

The award was presented at the company’s annual corporate Christmas party and celebrates outstanding customer service at all levels, out of 20 Morning Pointe communities in the southeast.

“You can feel the energy of love and compassion when you walk into our community in Athens,” said Greg A. Vital, president and CEO of IHP and Morning Pointe. “Kim Baker is a real servant leader and her team of
associates goes above and beyond in their quality of care and customer service for each of our residents.”

“I am so proud of this award,” said Ms. Baker. “I am passionate about my work and know it wouldn’t be possible without the help of every single one of my team members, thank-you from the bottom of my heart.”

In addition, Morning Pointe of Hixson and Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove were also recognized during the annual event. Both received facility awards for their work in the fields of operations and customer service. Teresa Bryant is the executive director for the Hixson Morning Pointe and Stacy Hill leads the community in Collegedale.

Publix Offers Coupons For Donations To Help Support A New Children’s Hospital

Now through June 11, Publix Super Markets are inviting customers to “Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are” by donating to Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. In exchange for a $1, $3 or $5 donation, Publix customers will receive a set of coupons with savings of up to $20 on popular brands. Funds raised from the coupon campaign will help ... (click for more)

Morning Pointe Foundation Partners With YMCA In Dementia Training

The Morning Pointe Foundation hosted an educational training through its REC-FAST aging care partnership with the YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga. More than 70 personal trainers, program experts, customer service representatives and leadership from five area YMCAs attended the training in Chattanooga. The foundation established the REC-FAST partnership with a mission to lead ... (click for more)

Strong Thunderstorm Causes Damage, Power Outages In Dalton

Shortly before  5 p.m. , a strong thunderstorm went through downtown Dalton, knocking down numerous trees, causing power outages and also causing damage. At this time, no injuries have been reported.  The Dalton Fire Department and Dalton Police Department responded to multiple reports of damage. The DPD closed several roads due to downed trees and power lines. ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Honors Military Veterans

A Memorial Day service was held at the National Cemetery on Monday. (click for more)

Calling Out Bad Behavior In St. Elmo

I have lived in the St. Elmo community of Chattanooga for practicially all 52 years of my life. My grandmother moved to St. Elmo in 1919. My Dad was literally born in a home in St. Elmo and lived his entire 72 years in this community and my Mom has lived here 60 years of her life. I am very disappointed in what my neighborhood has become. I like people. ... (click for more)

Don't Squander The 2016 Election Opportunity

This is what I don't understand. Christians refusing to vote for anyone who is not squeaky clean and who doesn't live up to our standards. I'm not bashing Christians. I proudly proclaim Jesus as Lord and Savior.  But If we made our voice known more we could have a lot greater influence than we have. And I don't mean just boycotting. I specifically mean the last two ... (click for more)