Tallgrass Creek Residents Donate $48,448 to Thank Their Hourly Staff

OVERLAND PARK, KS (December 19, 2013) --  Residents of Tallgrass Creek  retirement community this week donated $48,448 to their campus' Staff Appreciation Fund to show their appreciation to their hourly staff for jobs well done in 2013.  The money benefitted 90 hourly staff members from all departments, including Dining Services, General Services and Health Services. This fundraising drive among residents is done annually during the holiday season. Tallgrass Creek offers extensive wellness and prevention programs, balance assessment and fall prevention programs, and Fitness and Aquatics Center.  Also, there are scores of daily resident-inspired and resident-led clubs, committees and interest groups in these categories: art; cards; computers & technology; dance; faith-based and interfaith; film, fitness and sports; games; gardening; investments; lifelong learning; music; literature, philanthropy; political awareness; theater; woodworking; and writing. Tallgrass Creek  is managed by Erickson Living.