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(Springfield, Va.) - On Tuesday, November 19, Greenspring was recognized by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors for 15 successful years in Fairfax County. Greenspring celebrated the community's 15th anniversary on November 17 and is now home to nearly 2000 residents and the workplace of nearly 1000 staff members.
Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay brought forth the matter to the Board on Tuesday to recognize the community. "I'm proud that Greenspring chose to locate in Lee District---we benefit tremendously from its presence," said McKay. "Greenspring residents take civic responsibility very seriously. They actively volunteer and can always be counted on to support our local civic events. "
This year, Greenspring has received several awards including the Excellence in the Workplace Award from LeadingAge whose mission is to expand the world of possibilities for aging. The Washington Business Journal also ranked Greenspring as the No. 1 Healthiest Employer in Greater Washington among companies with 500-1499 employees. Greenspring received this award for its efforts in providing physical, emotional, and financial incentives to employees to stay healthy.
"We truly appreciate this special recognition and are thankful for the continued support from Fairfax County," said Robin Gliboff, Greenspring's Executive Director. "We've had a wonderful 15 years and look forward to continuing to provide an exceptional lifestyle for all who call Greenspring home."
More than a dozen Greenspring staff members and members of the Resident Council were on hand for the recognition ceremony at the Fairfax County Government Center.
About Greenspring: Greenspring is situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia. The community is home to nearly 2000 residents, many of which reside in the 1404 independent living apartment-style homes. At Greenspring, over 200 resident-run and resident-driven programs promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average. Additional information about Greenspring can be found at www.ericksonliving.com.