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Award winner
At this year’s Leading Age North Carolina spring conference at Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N C, Cherese Wolfe joined an elite group of award recipients by garnering top honors for the Service Excellence Award. This award honors those in direct service who demonstrate extraordinary talent, expertise, and dedication in the provision of exceptional service to residents. Cherese serves as the social worker for our Independent Living and Deacon Pointe Assisted Living residents at Twin Lakes Community. She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2001 and joined the Twin Lakes staff in 2016. Leading Age North Carolina is the state association of not-for-profit providers dedicated to providing quality care, housing, health, community and related services to the elderly.
Twin Lakes Community is grateful for Cherese’s dedication and service, and we are proud of her well-deserved recognition. Cherese (l) is pictured with Twin Lakes Quality Assurance Officer Connie Poovey who nominated Cherese for the award.

Lanes of Light

Lanes of Light 2017  was a tremendous success! Through our community's efforts and the broader community's support, nearly 33 TONS of food was donated to Allied Churches of Alamance County and the Salvation Army food ministries. Lanes of Light is an award-winning mile-long drive through Twin Lakes Community dressed in holiday style. Through the joint efforts of our staff and residents, our 210 acre campus is transformed into a winter wonderland filled with festive fun. Dozens of illuminated trees, a sixty-foot sea serpent, an animated paddleboat and other holiday designs create a beautiful reflection as they float on our lakes. A larger-than-life Toyland with a live jack-in-the-box is the delight of children young and old. Those displays as well as all other wooden designs are the creation of our resident woodworkers and artists. Additional displays are designed and created each year. Santa, Mrs. Claus, The Grinch, and Frosty the Snowman are always dressed in full holiday attire to greet visitors. And, the favorite of all visitors is the residents of Twin Lakes who enthusiastically stand at their court entrances wishing every visitor a Merry Christmas! Requested admission is canned food or a monetary donation for the benefit of Allied Churches of Alamance County and the Salvation Army food pantries. Through Lanes of Light, a true labor of love, over 183 tons of food has been given to local food ministries. Please join us for Lanes of Light 2018, December 1st and 2nd, 2018!

Best Places to Work

Triad Business Journal has announced Twin Lakes Community received second place honors from a 12-county area in their annual Best Places to Work awards competition. Winners were determined through a scientific survey of employees administered by a third-party research firm. Twin Lakes was placed in the extra-large category (over 300 employees) which included much larger for-profit corporations. The survey asked 50 questions of employees, evaluating their employer on points designed to measure 10 key engagement categories focusing on items such as team effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, manager effectiveness, compensation and benefits. This honored distinction confirms Twin Lakes truly is a wonderful place to live and work.…/best-places-to-work-twin-lakes……/revealing-the-triads-best-plac…

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Deacon Pointe Phase III Completion

Phase III of the Deacon Pointe Assisted Living remodel is complete. The new kitchen is open and residents are excited about the fresh menu at The Courtyard. Our chefs Robert Winther and Todd McGuire are assisting with menu planning, preparing meals and meeting with residents for ideas, suggestions and favorite recipes. The chefs prepare breakfast to order. Lunches and dinners are a combination of requested meals from residents and recipes the chefs have in their repertoire. Each Friday night is a special restaurant night including Seafood Friday, Italian cuisine, and specialty foods. Bon Appetit!