Jerry Erskine, manager of the Meadows Retirement Community, 950 S. 400 East, has received the rookie of the year award from Leisure Care Inc., owner of the Meadows. Erskine, who was named manager in July 1990, received the award during an annual management meeting in Bellevue, Wash.

The Meadows also was given membership in the President's Club for superior ratings for all departments based on a resident survey. It was judged superior for housekeeping, building maintenance, general administration and assisted living.Leisure Care was founded in 1976 by Chuck and Karen Lytle who have more than 25 years of experience in the retirement community and health-care fields.