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Emporia Presbyterian Manor honored for 2018/2019 achievements

Emporia Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America) for reaching goals in fiscal year 2019, covering the months of July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019, at a banquet November 13 in Wichita, Kan.

The recognition came through PMMA’s Emerald Awards Program, designed to encourage its 16 locations and 2 hospices 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. Certificates of recognition were given out to communities that reached their goals in one or more category.

Emporia was recognized for achieving independent living and skilled nursing resident satisfaction and occupancy goals, achieving a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and meeting marketing and safety goals.

“This recognition is a visible sign of Emporia Presbyterian Manor’s commitment to the mission of PMMA of providing quality senior services guided by Christian values,” said Bruce Shogren, chief executive officer for PMMA.

PMMA has been providing quality senior services in Kansas and Missouri for more than 70 years.

PHOTO: Susan Siepelmeier, center, executive director, receives a certificate of recognition from PMMA president and CEO, Bruce Shogren, left, and PMMA COO, Bill Taylor, right, at the November 13 Emerald Award banquet.

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