Reading Time: 2 minutes   Woodland Ridge’s employee of the month for September is Chequell Akers! Chequell is originally from the Bahamas and moved to the United States in 1998, living in Clinton, Iowa for the first four years before moving to the Atlanta area. She says she’s been here so long she’s practically a true Southerner!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Woodland Ridge’s resident of the month for September is Maryland! Ms. Maryland’s parents were living in Shreveport, Louisiana when she was born and they were missing their homes in Maryland and Virginia, so they named their daughter Maryland Virginia. Ms. Maryland carried on this tradition naming her oldest daughter Maryland and naming their younger daughter Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes Woodland Ridge’s resident of the month for August is June. Ms. June is originally from Ashland, Kentucky and grew up the youngest of three children, having one older brother and one older sister. A memory from her youth is the time during the Great Depression that she asked for all the bananas she could eat Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes Woodland Ridge’s employee of the month for August is Marva Clarke! Marva is originally from Jamaica and grew up the youngest of 10 kids from her mother. Her father had children from a previous marriage so that there were 21 children in total. She remembers her brothers tricking her into getting her to stop sucking Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute Woodland Ridge is proud to announce that our May Employee of the Month is Sharon McMillian! Sharon is an excellent employee, and we would like to share her story for our readers. Sharon is from St. Louis, Missouri and came to Georgia in February of 2016. Sharon says she’s worked in Food Service, housekeeping, meeting Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute Congratulations to Woodland Ridge‘s February Employee of the Month, Adline Ani! Adeline is originally from Nigeria and came to the United States in 2012. She is from a large family, having two brothers and four sisters. Adline said when she was young, she loved to stay around her grandmother. She would stay with her and Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute Our Woodland Ridge January Resident of the Month is Wilma! Wilma was born and raised in Altoona, Pennsylvania. She went to the University of Maryland before moving to Georgia at age 22. She then finished her degree in Medical Lab Technology at Georgia State which is now Kennesaw State University. Ms. Wilma’s first job was Read More

Reading Time: 1 minute Our Woodland Ridge Employee of the Month is Anna Williams! Anna has worked at Woodland Ridge for 16 years, nearly the entire time she’s been in Atlanta. She moved here from Broxton, Georgia and worked at Emory Adventist Hospital before coming to Woodland Ridge. Previously, Anna also worked in a processing plant for Campbell’s Soup. Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Our December Resident of the Month’s real name is Sandra Victoria, but she has always gone by the name Vickie. Born in Durham, North Carolina, Vickie went to Westminster High School and then graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She loved English and History in school, and her friends say Read More