The home will observe the occasion with an open house from 2 to 4
p.m. April 12. The milestone event will be commemorated with a
balloon release at 2 p.m., followed by cake and punch for guests.
Mike Eads, administrator, will recognize employees for their notable
years of service to St. Clara's Manor: Judy Laubenstein, 38 years;
Sharon Kennett, 36 years; and Janice Bridges, 27 years.
"The dedicated years of service these particular employees have
given to the many residents who chose St. Clara's Manor are a
testament to the type of care we continue to give to our residents
today," Eads said.
There will also be entertainment throughout the day and giveaways
awarded to staff members.
St. Clara's Manor is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian,
community-based facility founded in 1972 by the citizens of Logan
County. For more information about St. Clara's Manor and the
services it offers, visit
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The facility is managed by Heritage Enterprises in Bloomington,
which was founded in 1962 and is involved in a variety of
residential and health care services for seniors, including skilled
and intermediate nursing care, sheltered care, respite care, therapy
and institutional pharmacy, supportive living facilities, licensed
assisted living, and independent living. In 1963, Heritage
Enterprises opened the first Heritage Health (formerly Heritage
Manor) Nursing Home in Bloomington and now owns or manages 37
facilities throughout Illinois. For more information about Heritage
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