Air Force Enlisted Village Recognized with Best in Aging Services Award by LeadingAge Florida
The Air Force Enlisted Village (AFEV), was recognized by LeadingAge Florida at its 56th Annual Convention and Exposition last month. AFEV received the Excellence in Collaboration Award for exceptional response and relief efforts following Hurricane Michael and delivering more than $460,000 in aid.
“All of us at the Air Force Enlisted Village, Bob Hope Village, and Hawthorn House are humbled by this recognition,” AFEV President and CEO Brooke McLean said. “I am blessed to be part of this amazing team. The really fun part of working at the AFEV is breaking a sweat and knowing we make a difference for those inside and outside of our community.”
LeadingAge Florida recognized outstanding senior living communities, employees, and residents during the July convention in Orlando.
“The LeadingAge Florida Awards showcase the best in the aging services field and recognizes outstanding members who have gone above and beyond to serve their communities, employees, and residents,” said LeadingAge Florida President & CEO Steve Bahmer. “The passion, dedication and commitment of our award winners are second to none, and they are an affirmation of the values of LeadingAge Florida member communities.
LeadingAge Florida created a video to highlight the Air Force Enlisted Village during the convention. The video can be viewed on YouTube at https://youtu.be/DghtIcW7dWA.
Established in 1963 as a Florida not-for-profit corporation, LeadingAge Florida is committed to assisting its members in achieving excellence as providers, businesses and employers. The Association provides up-to-date regulatory information, a wide variety of educational opportunities, representation before the Legislature and government agencies, group purchasing services, and opportunities for networking with peers.