GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (January 4, 2018) – Morning Pointe Senior Living presented Morning Pointe of Greeneville with the “Make Your Mark” award during the annual holiday awards ceremony in Chattanooga.
Earning more than 4,735 hours of community service, the assisted living community achieved the highest number of volunteer hours of all 30 Morning Pointe communities in 2017 as part of the “Make Your Mark” campaign celebrating Morning Pointe’s 20th anniversary. The goal for the yearlong project was set at 20,000 hours of community service. Company-wide, Morning Pointe doubled their efforts, giving back more than 40,000 hours through its partnerships with schools, churches, non-profit organizations, civic clubs and beyond. These projects involved residents, associates, families and volunteers, who united in a mission to make a difference in the lives of others.
“Our community is our family, and we take pride in treating it as such,” says Delora Bibb, executive director at Morning Pointe of Greeneville. “The residents and associates do this out of the goodness of their hearts because they truly believe that compassion strengthens us and brings us all closer together.”
The seniors at Morning Pointe of Greeneville could be seen throughout the city, delivering food to seniors through Meals on Wheels, sending warm blankets to local hospitals, and raising funds for the Morning Pointe Foundation’s local nursing scholarship at Tusculum College. The assisted living community also partnered with the community college to provide service learning opportunities to students.
Morning Pointe of Greeneville not only surpassed the company’s expectations, but was also named Best Assisted Living and received the Community Awareness award from the Greeneville Sun.
Annually, the Chattanooga, TN-based senior healthcare services company acknowledges top-performing teams of caregivers, directors and customer service associates across the Southeast. Executives from each of the winning communities received a plaque and a trip to Chattanooga to be recognized by corporate leadership during Morning Pointe’s annual year-end awards banquet.
“We celebrate our communities that have truly have gone above and beyond while making a difference in the lives of our seniors and the greater community,” says Greg Vital, president and CEO of Morning Pointe. “Our servant-leaders are among many reasons why Morning Pointe is the region’s choice for senior living.”