Turlock Director Honored for Dedicated Service

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TURLOCK, CA (March 24, 2009) – Aging Services of California named Covenant Village of Turlock Executive Director Dwayne D. Gabrielson the recipient of its 2009 Meritorious Service Award.

He will receive the award during the association’s annual conference, scheduled for May 5 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Monterey, California.

TurlockCovenant Village residents and staff nominated Gabrielson for the award, which recognizes an individual for ongoing commitment to services for the aging. “This is truly an honor for Dwayne and for the Covenant Village community,” said Steve Anderson, Covenant Retirement Communities (CRC) senior vice president. “He exemplifies our commitment to the betterment of this profession and to the service and care we provide residents at Covenant Village of Turlock.”

Gabrielson has been with Covenant Village of Turlock since 1992, but has worked at Covenant Retirement Communities since 1980. In addition to CRC’s community in Turlock, he served at communities in San Diego, Batavia, Illinois, and Chicago.

Gabrielson earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from North Park University and a master’s degree in long-term care administration from North Texas State University in Denton, Texas. He serves on the board of directors of Aging Services of California, serving as chairman for its Delta region, and is a member of its continuing care retirement community residential services sub-committee.

He also serves as treasurer of Turlock Covenant Church.

Aging Services of California represents more than 400 nonprofit providers of aging services – including affordable housing, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, skilled nursing, and home and community-based care – that serve more than 100,000 seniors.

Nationally accredited Covenant Village of Turlock, 2125 N. Olive Avenue, Turlock, is one of 14 retirement communities nationwide that are administered by Chicago-based Covenant Retirement Communities on behalf of the Board of Benevolence of the Evangelical Covenant Church. For more information call (209-632-9976 or visit the CRC website.

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