Morning Pointe Announces Annual Corporate Awards

Thursday, January 9, 2014
Matt Fox, Independent Healthcare Properties, Franklin Farrow, COO, Wanda Parker, Executive Director Morning Pointe Ridge, Russell, Ky., Greg A. Vital, CEO
Matt Fox, Independent Healthcare Properties, Franklin Farrow, COO, Wanda Parker, Executive Director Morning Pointe Ridge, Russell, Ky., Greg A. Vital, CEO
- photo by Amy Clarke

Independent Healthcare Properties (IHP) and Morning Pointe Assisted Living announced its annual corporate awards for 2013.

The awards were presented at the company's annual corporate Christmas party in Chattanooga. The top honors recognize the outstanding performance of an entire team as associates work together to ensure the highest quality of care and exceptional customer service.

"I am so impressed every time I walk into one of our Morning Pointe communities," said Greg A. Vital, president and CEO of IHP and Morning Pointe Assisted Living. "There's always so much going on for our residents, our associates give 110% and for a community to be recognized for this award further reinforces our dedication to the families we serve."

Morning Pointe Ridge and Executive Director Wanda Parker won the 'Community of the Year' award.

"I am honored to receive this award on behalf of the entire team at Morning Pointe Ridge," said Ms. Parker. "We have so many dedicated associates who make such a big difference in the lives of our residents every day."

Other corporate awards announced include the following:

The 'Customer Service' Award of the year was presented to Morning Pointe of Chattanooga and Executive Director Holly Metcalf

The 'Marketing and Community Outreach' Award of the year was presented to The Lantern Alzheimer's Center of Excellence at Morning Pointe of Lenoir City and Executive Director Sue Boling

The 'Operational Achievement' award for the year was presented to Morning Pointe of Greeneville, Tn. and Executive Director Joyce Treadway

The 'Team' Award for the year was presented to Morning Pointe of Lexington, Ky., and Executive Director Liz Chappell.


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