Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor honored with Level One Emerald Award

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Bill Taylor, chief operating officer, left, and Bruce Shogren, president and chief executive officer, right. Sarah Griggs, executive director, and her leadership team holds the team’s Emerald Award. Also pictured are PMMA board members Gary Brennecke and Randy Wedel, board chairman.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor was recognized with an Emerald Award Level One from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2016, July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016.

The recognition came through PMMA’s Emerald Awards Program, designed to encourage its 17 locations to achieve high levels of resident and employee satisfaction, meet financial goals, build philanthropic support for the organization’s mission and meet marketing goals. There are 11 areas measured for the Emerald Awards.

To receive an emerald, a community has to meet its goals in all 11 areas. Arkansas City is the first community to receive an Emerald Award since the program’s inception three years ago.

“We are pleased to present Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor with our first Emerald Award. This recognition is a visible sign of the Arkansas City team’s commitment to the mission of PMMA of providing quality senior services guided by Christian values,” said Bruce Shogren, chief executive officer for PMMA.Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America has been providing quality senior services guided by Christian values in Kansas and Missouri for more than 65 years.