OKEMOS, MI--(Marketwired - September 23, 2016) - The Michigan Manufactured Housing Association (MMHA) recently distributed their yearly Member Awards, highlighting the pride and enthusiasm manufactured home communities owners and operators have for their communities and homes.
"It is nice to be recognized by our peers for the hard work everyone does throughout the year," said Bill Sheffer, executive director of MMHA. "It's even better for consumers to know there are exceptional communities and people who work at them." Awards were presented for best community entrance, best community event or activity, best sales event, best model home staging, best community website and best community manager. The winners in those categories were:
Best community entrance: Scio Farms, Ann Arbor
Sun Communities' Scio Farms in Ann Arbor received the award for their nicely landscaped entrance featuring a large pond with a fountain.
Best community event or activity: Cider Mill Crossings, Fenton
Cider Mill Crossings has an annual turkey meal giveaway for their residents around Thanksgiving because they feel residents deserve a community offering commitment, intensity, empowerment, accountability and customer service.
Best member sales event or activity: Millstone Pond, Lenox
Millstone Pond's two day open house event in May 2016 included touring beautiful home models by Commodore and Clayton Homes and an attendee lunch in the community clubhouse.
Best model home staging: Franklin Companies, Belleville
Franklin Companies highlights the beauty of manufactured homes through impressive staging of models.
Best community manager: Cathy Klotz, Country Meadows Village, Caledonia
With more than 25 years working with manufactured home communities, Klotz brings a wonderful attitude and customer focused approach to community management.
Best member website: Champion Home Builders
Champion Home Builders started in 1953 as a single manufacturing facility and their website is an excellent tool for educating homebuyers and helping them discover their ideal home.
Interested in learning more about manufactured homes and communities? The MMHA will have multiple homes, including a tiny park model under 400 square feet, on display at The Novi Home Show, October 14-16 at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.
The Michigan Manufactured Housing Association (MMHA) is one of Michigan's oldest trade associations, founded in 1941. MMHA is a nonprofit association representing the manufactured and modular home industry in Michigan. For more information, visit www.michhome.org or contact MMHA, 2222 Association Drive, Okemos, MI 48864-5978; 517.349.3300.
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