Juanita Black, Crown Point Christian Village associate, is our 2020 Dr. Tim Phillippe Leadership Award Recipient. Juanita is an ambassador of the CH mission, vision and values who has demonstrated her commitment to provide excellent service to others. She implements change in a positive manner and strives to ensure its success, inspiring and encouraging personal and professional development in others along the way. She is deeply committed and dedicated to her work and the vibrancy of the CH community, showing outstanding creativity when confronted with challenges, issues or a need for desired improvement.
Annually, leaders across our ministry attend our Thrive Leadership Conference. Thrive 2020 focused on expanding leadership skills through crisis. The group attended Fearless in the Face of Crisis, a 5 part webinar series, presented by Denise Boudreau-Scott, President of DRIVE and Arlene Smith, R.N., Leadership and Engagement Consultant who provided step-by-step actions to lead with positivity and confidence even in times of crisis.
Our communities have begun giving the vaccine to residents and associates. To date "more than 2000 residents and associates have been vaccinated. Jake Bell, Christian Horizons CEO shared his experience after participating in the vaccine clinic at The Christian Village in Lincoln, IL. "You could feel hope in the building," said Bell. We encourage our associates to get vaccinated. Our
residents have a much higher risk for getting very sick, being
hospitalized, or dying from COVID-19. The vaccine has been shown to
provide a great deal of protection against serious illness due to
COVID-19. The more associates that get vaccinated,
the better we can protect our community against potential outbreaks and