Published on November 10, 2014
Allentown, PA—The Healthy Aging Issue of The Phoebe Messenger magazine was awarded a Gold MarCom Award in the non-profit newsletter category. The 2014 international awards competition recognizes outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communication professionals. Over 6,500 entries were submitted from the United States, Canada and 15 other countries. Only 23 percent of entrants received a gold award.
The Fall 2013 Issue of The Phoebe Messenger featured exceptional seniors who reside in Phoebe communities. On the cover of the special issue was a Phoebe Berks resident who swims, walks and works out at the age of 100. The Phoebe Berks Olympics event, brain health and an effective wellness program were also featured.
The MarCom Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The international organization consists of several thousand creative professionals. The Association oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and sets standards for excellence. Judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.
About Phoebe Ministries
Phoebe Ministries is a not-for-profit, multi-facility organization specializing in healthcare, housing, and support services for seniors. Founded in 1903 and affiliated with the United Church of Christ, Phoebe Ministries offers a full continuum of care to suit the diverse needs of senior adults. Located in seven Pennsylvania counties and serving thousands of seniors annually, Phoebe features four continuing care retirement communities, eight affordable housing facilities, home and community-based services and two pharmacies. For over a century Phoebe’s tradition of excellence and passion for caring have made us the leader in care for senior adults and their family members. For more information about Phoebe Ministries, call toll free 800-453-8814, visit www.phoebe.org, “like” us on Facebook (facebook.com/phoebeservingseniors) or visit our YouTube page (youtube.com/phoebeservingseniors).