Willows Center
723 Summers St.
Parkersburg, WV 26101

304 428-5573

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Willows Center Receives Statewide Distinguished Community Service Award
5/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

Parkersburg, WV – The Willows Center, a Genesis HealthCare skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located in Parkersburg, WV, today announced that their facility was awarded the West Virginia Health Care Association Distinguished Community Service Award for their outstanding community service through volunteering, fundraising, and supporting other individuals and organizations in the local community.  Nominations are submitted by co-workers and/or the management team to the West Virginia Health Care Association (WVHCA) for consideration.  The nominations are judged by an Awards Committee who determines the winner based on criteria provided by the WVHCA.  The award recipients were recognized at the WVHCA Annual Awards Banquet on May 7, 2013 at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston, West Virginia.


Willows Center won the Distinguished Community Service Award for their Sharing with Others Project which involved the following:

·         Delivering Meals on Wheels monthly using the facility’s van;

·         Cooking and serving meals quarterly at the Salvation Army Shelter;

·         Preparing and delivering baked items in appreciation of local law enforcement officers, and staff at the fire and ambulance centers; 

·         Collecting toothbrushes for the Family Crisis Intervention Center;

·         Raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association;

·         Contributing canned foods for the Old Man Rivers community food pantry;

·         Donating gloves to the Salvation Army. 


“I am so proud of my team here at Willows Center,” notes Administrator Aaron Snodgrass.  “The team’s commitment to the community is a positive reflection on the skilled nursing profession and they have truly gone above and beyond.  Thank you to the entire team!”


Willows Center is a member of the West Virginia Health Care Association, a statewide nonprofit organization of long term care facilities and assisted living communities, affiliated with the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).  Willows Center is also a Bronze award recipient of the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program.

_______________________________________________________________________Genesis HealthCare is dedicated to improving the lives we touch through the delivery of high-quality healthcare and everyday compassion.


For More Information

For more information, contact Aaron Snodgrass, Administrator of Willows Center, at 304 428-5573. Willows Center is located at 723 Summers Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101.


About Genesis HealthCare

Genesis HealthCare is one of the nation's largest skilled nursing care providers with more than 400 skilled nursing centers and assisted living residences in 29 states nationwide. Genesis also supplies rehabilitation therapy to over 1,500 healthcare providers in 46 states.  Visit our website at www.genesishcc.com.