SYNERGY HomeCare of Tucson Earns Copper Cactus Award

SYNERGY HomeCare of Tucson was honored to be awarded at the 15th Annual Copper Cactus Awards. Owners Lori Whitesell and Vida Johnson, both registered nurses were pleased to be listed among the winners in the business growth category.

The Copper Cactus awards are presented yearly by the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Wells Fargo, Casino Del Sol Resort & Conference Center and Intuit. Honoring the achievements and successes of small Southern Arizona businesses, the awards are very popular with local business owners and entrepreneurs.  Over 400 nominations were submitted for consideration. The award ceremony occurred on November 13 at La Paloma Resort and Spa and was attended by over 760 people.

In the category of business growth, SYNERGY HomeCare of Tucson won in the sub-category of 31-75 employees. This is the first year that the company was nominated and submitted an application.

“We were honored and surprised when we heard our name called. It is very exciting to be recognized for the growth of our business. We attribute that growth to our focus on providing excellent customer service,” said Vida Johnson.

SYNERGY HomeCare of Tucson opened in 2006 and has since expanded to six office staff and 65 caregivers. Opening another location in Green Valley in April, 2012, the company provides in-home companionship, homemaking help, personal care, memory care and medication management.

Both of the SYNERGY HomeCare of Tucson owners were present at the Copper Cactus Award Best Practice Showcase on November 29 at Casino Del Sol Resort. At their booth, they shared how they grew their business.

About SYNERGY HomeCare

SYNERGY HomeCare, a national franchise of home care, was founded in 2000 in Gilbert, Ariz. SYNERGY HomeCare now has more than 135 franchises providing home care services in 37 states. For additional information, please visit: