Santa's Workshop Coming to Oak Crest on November 22nd

Residents to Fill 400 Stockings with Toys and Goodies in Just 90 Minutes for Baltimore Area Families via Salvation Army 

PARKVILLE, MD---The North Pole will move south for one morning as resident volunteers from Oak Crest retirement community will partner with the Baltimore Area Salvation Army on Tuesday, November 22nd from 9am-10:30am. Celebrating a partnership of seventeen years, fifty residents will fill 400 stockings with toys, games and other items for the benefit of Baltimore-area families...in just ninety minutes! The project fills some of the local need as two thousand families have registered with the Baltimore Salvation Army this holiday season, according to Ann France, Oak Crest resident and  Executive Board Member of the Baltimore Area Command Women's Auxiliary. The stockings will be distributed by the Salvation Army at their Hampden center in December.  Oak Crest residents raised over $3,500 for the project with contributions also coming from the Treasure Chest and Erickson Living. WHAT: Stocking Stuffing Party with Baltimore Area Salvation Army WHEN: Tuesday, November 22nd 9am-10:30am WHERE: Oak Crest Village Crestview Hall 8800 Walther Boulevard Parkville, MD 21234 For more information, please contact Jeff Getek at 410-456-9809 or jeffrey.getek@erickson.com. About Oak Crest: Oak Crest, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for America's seniors-the country's fastest growing population segment.  Erickson Living's financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  And the company's wide-ranging employee programs have earned Erickson Living numerous awards, including Fortune magazine's "Best Companies to Work For®" in 2008 and 2009.