Linden Ponds Employee Receives 2014 Leadership Award from Erickson Living

Hingham, MA - Christina Galanis, Continuing Care Program Manager at Rose Court at Linden Ponds in Hingham, won a 2014 Leadership Award from Erickson Living at a corporate award recognition event in Baltimore, MD. Linden Ponds is developed and managed by Erickson Living. Galanis was one of 22 people nominated throughout the Erickson Living organization for a Leadership Award. "When I found out I had been nominated for the award, I was so surprised," said Galanis. "When Alan Butler, Chief Executive Officer, Erickson Living, actually called out my name, I was overwhelmed! I am humbled by the award and am truly honored to work with such wonderful people at Linden Ponds." "Christina is a wonderful employee and both the staff and residents really enjoy working with her," said Jim Wingardner, Executive Director, Linden Ponds. "We are all so happy for her as she truly demonstrates the Erickson Living values every day here at Linden Ponds." Galanis began working at Rose Court at Linden Ponds the summer of 2010 as Manager of the Memory Care Program. Presently, she is still the Manager of the Memory Care Unit and last year assumed the responsibility of overseeing the Activity Department at Rose Court. "Justin Paradis, Director of Continuing Care, and I nominated Christina," said Jim Centola, Associate Executive Director, Linden Ponds. "We felt Christina exemplified all Erickson Living Values and has worked tirelessly to support residents, family members, employees and the Erickson Living organization." Employees from across the Erickson organization nominated members who demonstrate a strong commitment to the Erickson Way culture and values. Of those nominations, each community and corporate department could select one finalist. The Corporate Executive Team then selected the winners. [caption id="attachment_114461" align="aligncenter" width="200"] From left to right; Galanis and Alan Butler, Chief Executive Officer, Erickson Living[/caption]Galanis lives in Whitman, MA. About Linden Ponds: Linden Ponds is one of 17 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living. Linden Ponds is situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Hingham, Massachusetts. The vibrant campus opened in October 2004, and is home to 1,200 people who are enjoying life to the fullest.