Shelley Johnson, Legacy Village of Jacksonville Team Member, Wins Company-Wide Legacy Champion Award

Jacksonville local resident recognized as the winning team member from 12 senior living communities throughout the Southeast in the Legacy Senior Living network

23 MARCH 2017, JACKSONVILLE, ALA.
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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (March 23, 2017) – Shelley Johnson, a team member at Legacy Village of Jacksonville assisted living and memory care facility, was voted the first annual company-wide “Legacy Champion” by its Cleveland, Tenn.-based, management company, Legacy Senior Living. Johnson was recognized as the winning team member from 12 senior living communities throughout the Southeast in the Legacy Senior Living network.

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (March 23, 2017) – Shelley Johnson, a team member at Legacy Village of Jacksonville assisted living and memory care facility, was voted the first annual company-wide “Legacy Champion” by its Cleveland, Tenn.-based, management company, Legacy Senior Living. Johnson was recognized as the winning team member from 12 senior living communities throughout the Southeast in the Legacy Senior Living network.

Johnson was chosen for this award for always going the extra mile in every aspect of her professional care. At the end of each day after she clocks out, she returns off the clock to spend time with residents who may be down or need some company. She will bring snacks, candy or a simple card to cheer up Legacy Village of Jacksonville residents who may need special care that day. She makes sure they are well groomed, well dressed, and on time for appointments and activities.

“There are many reasons why Shelley deserves to be the first annual Legacy Champion. I have many family members and residents who frequently praise Shelley for how caring and thoughtful she is. We are very thankful to have team members who go the extra mile to better serve our residents,” Wilma Yopp, Legacy Village of Jacksonville executive director, said.

Legacy Village of Jacksonville owners and operators, Barry Ray, president and Bryan Cook, COO, presented Johnson with a bouquet of roses and a $1,000 award for her hard work and dedication.

“We are so grateful for team members like Shelley Johnson who go the extra mile to put a smile on our residents’ faces. Shelley truly goes above and beyond her call of duty to better serve the greatest generation,” Bryan Cook, COO of Legacy Senior Living, said.

About Legacy Village of Jacksonville

Situated at 1116 James Hopkins Road, Legacy Village of Jacksonville is an assisted living and memory care community in Jacksonville, AL that offers independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer’s care services in a safe, attentive, homelike atmosphere. The facility, which is conveniently accessible to all points in Jacksonville, is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at legacyjacksonville.net or by calling (256) 782-0960.

Legacy Village of Jacksonville is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. It was founded in 2002 by Barry Ray and Bryan Cook, senior living industry veterans. More information is available at legacysl.net.

PHOTO CAPTION: Shelley Johnson, a team member at Legacy Village of Jacksonville assisted living and memory care facility, was voted the first annual company-wide “Legacy Champion” winner by its Cleveland, Tenn.-based, management company, Legacy Senior Living. Johnson was recognized as the winning team member from 12 senior living communities throughout the Southeast in the Legacy Senior Living network. Pictured at the presentation of a bouquet of roses and $1,000 award are (from left) Barry Ray, management company president; Johnson; Wilma Yopp, Legacy Village of Jacksonville executive director; and Bryan Cook, management company COO. Johnson was noted for always going the extra mile in every aspect of her professional care, including spending extra time with residents long after her shifts were complete because they needed a friend.

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"I have many family members and residents who frequently praise Shelley for how caring and thoughtful she is. We are very thankful to have team members who go the extra mile to better serve our residents." Wilma Yopp, Legacy Village of Jacksonville executive director
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About Legacy Senior Living - Cleveland, TN

Legacy Senior Living is a management organization specializing in independent and assisted living facilities. Legacy manages facilities owned by the principals and also engages with select developers and owners to provide management and consulting services.

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