West Orange, NJ, July 17, 2014: West Orange resident Barbara Ann Heins has been selected to receive the Lincoln Ames Award by the Board of Trustees of Green Hill Inc., in West Orange, New Jersey. The award will be presented at the 2014 Green Hill Gala to be held on October 2nd at Green Hill.
Ms. Heins began her career at the age of sixteen in office management, and has worked for major companies such as Continental Insurance and Blue Cross. Ms. Heins joined the Green Hill, Inc. team in 1981 and quickly rose to the position of administrative assistant to the Executive Director/President, Ms. Toni Lynn Davis.
“Barbara is very dedicated to Green Hill, the first one to arrive at the office in the morning and one of the last to leave at night. Barbara is extremely hardworking and always willing to help others even at the detriment of her own responsibilities. Barbara is much more than an administrative assistant. She is a friend, a confidant, a teacher, and a hugely generous person with her time and resources. I am thrilled Barbara has been chosen to receive the 2013 Lincoln Ames Award. It couldn’t go to a more deserving person!” Toni Lynn Davis, Executive Director/President Green Hill Inc.
Ms. Heins has been married for forty-five years to Charles Heins and has a son, Chason. The Heins’ are forty-year residents of West Orange, New Jersey.
The Lincoln Ames Award is given to an outstanding individual who is instrumental in helping Green Hill achieve its mission to serve the elders of the Green Hill community with respect and self determination in a safe, healthy, and engaging environment while promoting ‘culture change’, and elder centric care for senior citizens across the state of New Jersey.
The Lincoln Ames Award is in memory of Mr. Lincoln Ames, trustee from 2000 -2006 and Chairman of Green Hill in 2004 -2006. Mr. Ames was a guiding force behind the building of the first Green House® Homes in New Jersey at Green Hill, and the mission of culture change in elder care for Green Hill residents.
For more information about the Green Hill Gala and Green Hill Inc. visit www.green-hill.com.