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The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Kentucky held their 22nd annual awards banquet on Friday, February 24th in Lexington, Kentucky.  During this event, Branscum Construction Company, Jerry Herndon Architect and the owners, Larue County Geriatric Center were presented with the 2011 "Build Kentucky" Award for the design and construction of the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

The AGC's "Build Kentucky" Award is presented in recognition of the Commonwealth's most prestigious projects that stand out due to their excellence in construction, project management, innovative design, state-of-art advancements and their positive impact on the community and the environment.  This honor is widely recognized by construction professionals, the design community and the Commonwealth's top owners.

Receiving the $11 - $15 Million AGC "Build Kentucky" Award for construction of the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home on behalf of Branscum Construction Company were Mrs. Sandra Honaker, Project Manager, Mr. Chris Hudgins and Mr. Jim Rock, Project Superintendents.  Mr. Josh Branscum accepted the award on behalf of the owner Larue County Geriatric Center.  Mr. Jerry Herndon accepted the award for Jerry Herndon Architect Firm.

2011 Building Construction
$11 - $15 Million AGC Build Kentucky Award
Sunrise Manor Nursing Home
Hodgenville, KY

The new two story Sunrise Manor consists of 90,785 square feet with the capacity of 130 long term resident's rooms.  Sunrise Manor Nursing Home offers a wide variety of care, with skilled, semi skilled care for short-term and long term residents and Alzheimer care.  The facility is also equipped with the capacity for adult daycare and inpatient and outpatient physical therapy along with other forms of therapy.  The innovative design of the resident's rooms is unique to other nursing homes with the rooms being built at an angle; this allows for maximum privacy to each occupant.  This layout permits two residents per room but provides each resident the feeling of a private room with an individual window, storage units, their own flat screen TV and extra living space.  The facility includes a beauty salon, two dining areas, spacious halls and numerous sitting parlors.  There is also a courtyard to allow the residents enjoyment and relaxation outside the facility.

Sunrise Manor offers a new way of thinking and living for people who have found themselves in need for a long term facility for a loved one.  It is also an asset to the community by offering physical, occupational and speech therapy services.  The unique architectural design and layout of this project sets the mark for future nursing homes.

This honor would not have been possible without the dedication of our valued subcontractors, Jerry Herndon Architect, and the entire Branscum Construction Team.  Branscum would like to express our gratitude to Larue County Geriatric Center and everyone at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.  Branscum Construction would also like to formally thank everyone who worked on the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

Branscum Construction has been the recipient of numerous AGC "Build Kentucky" Awards over the past 22 years and each award is accredited to Branscum Construction's dedication to "Building for Excellence".  The most recent projects recognized are; 2010 for Garrard County High School in Lancaster, KY.  In 2009 for Russell County Auditorium and Natatorium in Russell Springs, KY and David L. Williams Southeastern Kentucky Agricultural & Expo Complex in Corbin, KY.  In 2008 for First Baptist Church in Russell Springs, KY and 2007 for Ransdell Chapel at Campbellsville University.

2012 Build Kentucky Award

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