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The Springs Living Chief Operating Officer Named to Hall of Honor

McMinnville, Ore. – February 26, 2022 – Brenda Connelly, RN, BSN, chief operating officer of The Springs Living, has been inducted into the Hall of Honor in the McKnight’s Women of Distinction awards, a joint program of McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, McKnight’s Senior Living, and McKnight’s Home Care.

The program, in its fourth year, recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the senior living, skilled nursing or home care professions or who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the fields. Hall of Honor inductees are at the level of vice president or equivalent.

“These inductees really stand out for the impact they have made on long-term care in general and on colleagues, residents, and clients in particular,” McKnight’s Editorial Director John O’Connor said.

Nominations were judged by an external panel of industry experts. All winners will be honored at an awards celebration on May 12. An educational forum will follow on May 13. To see the full list of inductees, and for more information about the program and to register for the events, visit

About The Springs Living

Based in McMinnville, Ore., The Springs Living owns and operates 18 senior living communities in Oregon and Montana, offering independent living, assisted living, and memory care services. Two additional communities are under development in Happy Valley, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington. In 2021, The Springs Living was recognized on Fortune’s Top Ten list of Best Workplaces in Aging Services.

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