|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
Friends Homes, Inc.
October 2, 2013
The Arc of North Carolina awards the 2013 Employer of the Year to Friends Homes Inc.
Greensboro, NC Friends Homes at Guilford and Friends Homes West will be presented a state award at the Arc of North Carolina’s Annual State Conference Awards Luncheon on Saturday, October 5, from 12:00-2:00 pm at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown in Raleigh, NC.
The Employer of the Year Award is given to an employer with an exceptional record of providing competitive employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Friends Homes, Inc. has been providing employment opportunities for non-traditional candidates since 1988. Both the Friends Home at Guilford and the Friends Home West campuses employ 15 young people in the nursing, dietary and housekeeping departments.
Friends Homes Inc. is a non-profit corporation chartered in 1958 for the purpose of owning and operating a retirement community in Greensboro, North Carolina. Founded by the North Carolina Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends (Quakers), Friends Homes has two campuses, Friends Homes at Guilford and Friends Homes West. Friends Homes Inc. was founded to serve the needs of the 60+ population and offers independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care. For more information, visit www.friendshomes.org.