Tallgrass Creek Residents Donate $76,061 to Thank Their Hourly Staff

OVERLAND PARK, KS (December 24, 2015)   -- Residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, donated $76,061 to their campus’ Staff Appreciation Fund to show their appreciation to their hourly staff for jobs well done in 2015. 

 

The money benefitted 184 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, which has nearly 500 residents, offers extensive wellness and prevention programs, balance assessment and fall prevention programs, and Fitness and Aquatics Center.

 

Also, there are more than 65 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.