FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oakville / Burlington Awarded 2009 Franchise Partner of the Year Award
2nd Annual Nurse Next Door Franchise Conference closes with award program
September 15, 2009 (Vancouver, BC) –
Nurse Next Door is proud to announce that, this past
Christopher and Lori Paton accepted the company’s 2009 Franchise Partner of the Year Award on behalf of their Oakville / Burlington, Ontario franchise.
The 2009 Nurse Next Door ‘Core Value’ Awards program took
place at a gala event at the Four Seasons
Hotel in downtown Vancouver to cap off the company’s annual franchise conference. The venue played host to the historic event which brought together all of Nurse Next Door’s franchise partners from across the country for the second year in a row.
The top prize, Franchise Partner of the Year, was based on diverse selection criteria which included revenue, planning process, financial records, team environment, and level of participation with the franchise program. While many franchise locations experienced a great deal of success this past year the Oakville / Burlington franchise managed to come out on top.
“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized as the top Nurse Next Door franchise,” said Lori Paton. “We know just how successful other franchise partners have been this past year so this award definitely is very meaningful.”
“The real satisfaction comes from the fact that we’ve been able to bring an incredible level of care to seniors in our community over the past year,” added Christopher Paton. “Winning this award will just work to encourage us further for the year to come.”
Driven by its Core Values and Core Purpose, awards for each were also handed out. The winners were:
- Find A Better Way – Brian Buckley & Lindsay Eldridge – Delta, BC
- WOW Customer Service – Michelle Braun, Tracey Carlson & Elizabeth Rose – West Vancouver, BC
- Passionate About Making A Difference – Drew Ratcliffe – White Rock, BC
- Admire People – Craig Burak & Travis Tinning – Calgary, BC
- Making Lives Better – Martin & Christie Gardner – Kamloops, BC
"Our Core Values and Core Purpose mean so much to our business so our awards program is a great way to celebrate,” noted Co-Founder John DeHart. “Our winners really should be proud.”
About Nurse Next Door
Vancouver-based Nurse Next Door is Canada’s fastest growing in-home senior care franchisor and is dedicated to delivering responsive, caring and high quality home healthcare services. Founded in 2001 based on the personal experiences of co-founders Ken Sim and John DeHart, the company is focused on becoming Canada’s leading national homecare brand.