Hall named Life Care's Director of Nursing of the Year

LAWRENCEVILLE - Wanda Hall, director of nursing for Life Care Center in Lawrenceville, was recently named Eastern Division Director of Nursing of the Year by Life Care Centers of America, the company that manages the skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility.

The award is given to the director of nursing who demonstrates outstanding qualities in areas that include customer service ratings, staff development and successful state surveys.

"Wanda came to Life Care Center of Lawrenceville at a crucial time of transition and has been influential in the clinical growth of our team," said Hollie Noth, executive director at the facility.

Hall has been director of nursing at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville for four years.

Life Care Center of Lawrenceville is located at 210 Collins Industrial Way. Founded in 1976, the company operates more than 220 nursing, subacute and Alzheimer's facilities in 28 states. For more information about Life Care, visit www.lcca.com.

Carey Paul Honda receives award

SNELLVILLE - Carey Paul Honda in Snellville recently earned the 2008 Better Business Bureau Torch award for customer service.

Carey Paul Honda was chosen from 31 companies in 61 categories entered in the Torch award competition.

Village at Deaton Creek wins award at competition

HOSCHTON - Del Webb's Village at Deaton Creek was awarded the first place Gold Award at the 2008 Best of 50+ Housing Awards Gala in New Orleans on May 20.

Village at Deaton Creek was the Gold Award winner in the overall community design category for communities with 850 or more homes. The community was recognized for its amenities, creative community planning and integration of natural features, such as green space and the river, into the community design.

For more information about The Village at Deaton Creek, visit www.delwebb.com.

Ga. ranks as 7th top pro-business state by firm

ATLANTA - Georgia has been ranked as the seventh top pro-business state by Pollina Corporate Real Estate. This is the fifth consecutive year that Georgia has ranked in the top 10.

The report draws on 29 factors relating to states' efforts to be pro-business and is limited to factors that state government can control.

"With a diverse economy, ranging from multinational headquarters into agribusiness, Georgia has aggressively pursued corporate relocations as well fostering the growth of existing companies," said Brent Pollina, vice president of Pollina Corporate Real Estate.

Georgia's strengths included its Quick Start program for no-cost job training and its tax credit programs.

Pollina Corporate Real Estate Inc. is a full service brokerage and consulting firm, representing corporations in national and international real estate. A copy of the report is available at www.pollina.com.