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Ecumen Lakeshore Receives “Best of the Best” Honors in Duluth News Tribune Poll

Ecumen Lakeshore was voted “Best Retirement/Assisted Living” in Duluth in the Duluth News Tribune’s “Best of the Best” reader poll. Also, Lakeshore’s Crest independent living apartments received third place in the “Best Apartment Community” category.


Honoring Margee Polanka — A 38-Year Ecumen Employee

In 1978 Margee Polanka was at the University of Minnesota-Duluth studying to be an elementary school teacher.  On spring break, she took a job at Ecumen Lakeshore as a part-time nurse’s aide that changed her career path from young kids to older adults.