The Culpeper recognized for operational and customer service excellence by LifeSpire of Virginia


By Ann Lovell

Rose Wallace (left), Jim Jacobsen (center), and Kelly Trout (right) display awards they received on behalf of The Culpeper at a recent awards ceremony.

CULPEPER, Virginia—LifeSpire leadership recognized each of its four continuing care retirement communities for operational and customer service excellence at an awards ceremony Sept. 27. The Culpeper, formerly Culpeper Baptist Retirement Community, received a number of awards, including:

  • Spirit of Giving 2016 for highest percentage of employees participating in the employee crisis fund
  • First Impression 2016 for best appearance of the community
  • Fiscal Management 2016 for the community that performed best compared to budget in relation to campus financial results
  • Graves-Morris Award for largest net gain in independent living occupancy: The Culpeper

In addition, The Culpeper’s marketing director, Rose Wallace, received the Peak Performance Award for the highest closing ratio.

“We are very pleased that our corporate office chose to recognize us in this way,” said Jim Jacobsen, executive director of The Culpeper. “All of our employees work very hard to ensure we offer the best quality of life to our residents. I’m very proud of their efforts.”

LifeSpire owns and operates four retirement communities serving approximately 1,200 residents throughout Virginia: The Culpeper in Culpeper, The Glebe in Daleville, The Chesapeake in Newport News, and Lakewood in Richmond.

Ann Lovell is corporate director of communications for LifeSpire of Virginia, formerly Virginia Baptist Homes. For more information, email or call (804) 521-9192.