Bellhop offers help to those facing eviction

Chattanooga-based moving service Bellhop will provide a free moving supplies package to those who need it as nearly 19 million Americans could lose their homes when eviction limits expire Dec. 31.

Bellhop is helping those facing eviction by offering a free moving kit valued at $160, according to the company. It includes 15 small boxes, 15 medium boxes, 15 large boxes, three short wardrobe boxes, 140 sheets of 24 inch by 24 inch packing paper, 100 feet of protective wrap, three rolls of packing tape, a tape dispenser and two markers. Bellhop will ship the package anywhere in the United States for free, the company said.

Those experiencing an eviction situation and needing supplies can fill out a form by Dec. 20 for guaranteed end-of-year delivery at Those who qualify will receive a shipping confirmation email by Dec. 24th.

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Morning Pointe names six sites for excellence

Morning Pointe Senior Living leadership has recognized six of its senior living and Alzheimer's memory care communities for exemplifying a unique dedication to residents and their families.

Each year, Morning Pointe cites top-performing teams of caregivers, directors, and customer service associates from its 35 communities across the Southeast.

"In a year that has been like no other, I am most proud to announce these exceptional award winners," said Greg A. Vital, president and co-founder of Morning Pointe Senior Living.

Locally-based Morning Pointe of East Hamilton was named 2020's Community of the Year for leadership in providing quality senior care. Executive director Jonathan Lowery accepted the award.

Also, the Morning Pointe Foundation Award was presented to Morning Pointe of Athens, Tennessee, where Crystal Sutton is executive director.

The Fiscal Responsibility Award was awarded to Morning Pointe of Frankfort, Kentucky, where Staci Dennis is executive director.

The Associate Satisfaction Award was given to Morning Pointe of Columbia, Tennessee, where Tyler Sneed is executive director.

The Operational Achievement Award was presented to Morning Pointe of Richmond, Kentucky, where Jason Morgan is executive director.

The Chairman's Choice Award was given to Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford, where Cody Harvey is executive director, and The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence in Chattanooga, where Alisha Landes is executive director. Both campuses were impacted by the Easter tornado.

— Compiled by Mike Pare