ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Griswold Home Care, a home care company which refers caregivers who provide in-home support for older adults, hosted its annual National Conference at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City, NJ on May 28th, 29th, and 30th. With over 200 franchise owners, partners, sponsors, and staff from around the country in attendance, this three-day event was the largest in Griswold's 32-year history.
The theme for this year's conference was "Navigating Success," which placed a focus on attendees working together to offer the best and most affordable home care to clients and their families. Tom Monaghan, CEO of Griswold Home Care, delivered an update on the industry along with an overview of the company's sales, marketing, client satisfaction and technology programs. All key drivers of the company's growing success.
"We really appreciate how the Griswold Home Care home office team has created such a wonderful opportunity to bring together franchisees, for all of us to get to know each other personally, and to offer marketing support and tools to improve our businesses," said Dorothy Griffin, Director of Griswold Home Care's Wilmington, NC branch.
Her colleague, Barry Griffin, Director of the Jacksonville, FL branch, noted that "even though it's difficult to attend and take time away from work as a small office, it was well worth it to attend the conference. The interaction with other franchisees is worth the time away from home and Griswold Corporate does a terrific job of making everyone feel welcome and that their input is wanted."
A highlight of the 2014 National Conference was the Awards Dinner, where Franchise Owners were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in their territories. Griswold Home Care honored the highest-performing Franchise Owners, based on growth, client satisfaction and overall brand commitment, with the President's Club Award. The 2014 Award recipients are as follows:
Presidents Club Awards
- Cathy Howard, Stratford, CT
- Scott Kaase, Western Cuyahoga County, OH
- Maria Bachich, Cape-Atlantic, NJ
- Joseph Bachich, Camden County, NJ
- Joe and Jane Mandala, Middlesex, NJ
- Jim Askew, Austin, TX
- Bob Kemper, Miami Dade-North, FL
- Greg Deane, Gilbert-Chandler, AZ
- Allison and Scott Savel, Scottsdale, AZ
- Joseph Bachich, Charleston, SC
- Maryanne Murray, DE
- Lesley Mills, CT
Griswold Home Care also recognized three Franchise Owners who have achieved measured success in their committed efforts to the quality of their business, support to clients, families and other franchisees, and community involvement, with the Regional Cup Award. The 2014 Award recipients are as follows:
Regional Cup Award
- Arthur and Frieda Moseley, Tampa West, FL
- George and Laura McGuire, San Antonio and Houston, TX
- Scott Kaase, Western Cuyahoga County, OH.
The final award was given to a Franchise Owner in business under two years for outstanding performance. The 2014 Rising Star Award recipient is as follows:
Rising Star Award
- Christine Friedberg, Director in Alexandria-Fairfax, VA.
About the Griswold Home Care:
Griswold Home Care is a mission-driven home care services company that celebrates, educates, and advocates the choice to remain independent at home. Our unique consumer-directed approach has restored quality of life for hundreds of thousands of clients since 1982. Griswold Home Care refers caregivers that provide companionship, homemaking and personal care to older adults and those with disabilities or recovering from illness. Griswold Home Care was founded by Jean Griswold after her own diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis and seeing the need for quality home care in her community. Jean's mission of extraordinary care at affordable rates continues to grow with over 250 locally-operated franchises in 36 states. In the past three decades, Griswold has received dozens of industry and community awards, and has grown to become one of the nation's leading non-medical home care companies in the country. For more information visit www.GriswoldHomeCare.com, or call 1-215-402-0200.
Media Contact: Kelly Howard, Griswold Home Care, 215-402-0200, firstname.lastname@example.org
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