FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Sun City, Arizona – Wednesday, June 22, 2011 – Sun Valley Lodge employee Al Pepe was honored at the 2011 Aging Services of Arizona convention held at the Fort McDowell Convention Center in early June. He received the “Excellence in Service” award from the state organization in recognition of his service to the Lodge’s Senior residents.
“Al has been a shining example of service for several years,” said Lodge Executive Director Michael Fahey. “He does everything within his power to make life better for our residents and Sun Valley Lodge is a better place because of his efforts.”
Al has served as Sun Valley Lodge’s Director of Plant Operations for nine years. In that capacity he manages the maintenance, housekeeping, landscaping, and transportation departments that provide many services for residents. He was nominated for the award by his co-workers.
Aging Services of Arizona is a trade association representing more than 50 not-for-profit facilities dedicated to providing quality health care, housing and services to over 12,000 elderly Arizona citizens and is affiliated with the LeadingAge a Washington D.C. based national membership organization of non-profit voluntary and governmental homes and service providers for the aging.
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