CINCINNATI, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstLight Home Care, a national provider of non-medical home care, honored their top franchisees at its annual National Franchise Convention held May 4-7 in Nashville, Tennessee. The franchise provided educational seminars and management training at the convention, and honored multiple franchisees for their commitment to success at their Awards Banquet.
"This is one of my favorite times of the year," said Jeff Bevis, FirstLight Home Care co-founder and CEO. "It's a chance for the entire FirstLight Home Care family to come together in one place to share and learn from each other. This is also the sixth time we've done our awards, and every year I'm even more impressed than the last at what our owners have accomplished."
The FirstLight Home Care National Franchise Convention and Awards Banquet allowed all attending FirstLight Home Care owners to benefit from special training sessions, roundtable discussions, and meetings with vendor partners.
The conference welcomed keynote speaker, Ken Schmidt former marketing leader at Harley-Davidson to speak on the topic "Building Tattoo-Worthy Customer Relationships."
Awards Banquet, Firstlight recognized outstanding owners for growth, improvements and overall performance. Don and Craig Randall, a father and son team who own a FirstLight Home Care franchise in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, won the Franchise of the Year Award; Debbie Owens of the Brunswick, Georgia, location won Caregiver of the Year for 2016.
"This event is all about our franchisees," said Bill McPherson, executive director of franchise development at FirstLight Home Care. "We want to show our appreciation for them, but we also want to go beyond that and offer them the opportunity for continuing education and the ability to meet our key vendor partners."
FirstLight Home Care serves seniors, adults with disabilities, new mothers, those recovering from surgery and other adults in need of assistance. FirstLight caregivers help with many needs – from personal hygiene and household duties such as cooking, cleaning and running errands, to mobility assistance and dementia care.
Since opening its first franchise location in 2009, FirstLight Home Care has experienced steady growth and is now operating more than 145 locations in 32 states throughout the U.S.
For more information on FirstLight Home Care and franchise ownership opportunities, visit www.firstlightfranchise.com.
About FirstLight Home Care
FirstLight Home Care is a top rated non-medical home care provider with a network of offices that provides care for more than 2,500 clients in over 32 states. The company has created a new standard in home care by combining best practices with innovative approaches to make them an emerging market leader in a rapidly-growing industry. Companion and personal care services can be provided at private residences, assisted living and retirement communities, nursing homes, adult-family homes or group homes. Clients include seniors, new mothers, individuals recovering from surgery, adults with disabilities and anyone who might just need a little extra care or assistance. Visit www.firstlighthomecare.com to learn more.
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