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Fox Run Magician to Perform Magic Show for 250 Students at Detroit's Earhart Elementary Middle School

Feb 9, 2012
Fox Run Magician to Perform Magic Show for 250 Students at Earhart Elementary Middle School in Detroit NOVI, MI (February 9, 2012) - Jon Millheim, a special teams project leader in housekeeping at Fox Run retirement community who has performed magic for the past 40 years, will entertain students at the Earhart Elementary Middle School in Detroit on Friday, February 10, at 9 a.m.  About 250 Third-through-Fifth Graders will see the magic show. "Besides being a fun and magical experience for the students, they will be learning and practicing important reading and scientific skills while being amazed at the same time,...

Hut, Hut, Hut, Hike! Cedar Crest Giants Fans Support Their Giants in Large Pep Rally at Community in Grand Fashion

Feb 6, 2012
Indoor "Tailgate Party" Featured Original "Rap" Video Including Residents Who Head to Indy...Sort of... POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - The Cedar Crest Village Square Living Room was transformed into a veritable parking lot of sorts, one similar to the Met Life Stadium lot on Giants game day. This tailgating zone was complete with stadium-style food, ball throwing, cheering and even some reminiscing for good measures.  But what made this "pep rally" different is that it included scores of Giants fans who have been supporters of the New York Football Giants for 40, 50 and 60 years - this was their walk...

Novi Chamber of Commerce Cites Fox Run for Customer Service Excellence

Feb 2, 2012
Novi Chamber of Commerce Names Fox Run Retirement Community  its Large Business Recipient of its 2012 Customer Service Excellence Award NOVI, MI (February 2, 2012) - The Novi Chamber of Commerce this week named Fox Run retirement community its large business recipient of its 2012 business award  for Customer Service Excellence. Fox Run was noted as being a Business that demonstrates a commitment to meeting customers' needs. Fox Run's attributes, the Novi Chamber of Commerce said, include the ability to interact effectively with customers from diverse cultural backgrounds and a passion that runs through the company to address customer service...

Cedar Crest Residents Provide Annual Gifts to Staffers to Thank Them for Their Special Service Just in Time for Holidays

Dec 21, 2011
Fund Yields Nearly $262,000 for Hourly Employees Through Kindness of Residents Who Recognize Excellence and Compassion During Staff Appreciation Fund and nearly $1.9 Million Since Program Began a Decade Ago POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - The wonderful relationship between the residents of Cedar Crest and the staff who work for them was once again demonstrated through the annual Staff Appreciation Fund, a program that recognizes employees for their hard work and dedication throughout the year.  A total of $261,544 was raised by residents for staffers this year. Even in a down economic period, residents found it in their hearts to donate...

Cedar Crest and Salvation Army Team Up to Deliver Gifts to Children Throughout Northern New Jersey

Dec 16, 2011
Annual Angel Tree Program Branches Out to Help Provide Presents Four Years in a Row POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - In its continuing effort to reach out and assist those in need throughout the region, residents and staff from Cedar Crest took part in a very special holiday program, aimed at providing presents to children, and putting smiles on their faces. The Salvation Army Angel Tree program is in its fourth year at Cedar Crest and in that time has yielded approximately 600 presents for children in Northern New Jersey, including this year's collection. The program is very simple - Cedar...

Media Advisory: Cedar Crest Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Time Capsule Celebration Event

Oct 5, 2011
October 3, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - To mark the 10th anniversary as one of the region's premiere continuing care retirement communities, Cedar Crest will hold a time capsule burial at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 6th at.  Media should arrive at the Belmont Clubhouse lobby by 12:45 p.m. Residents from the community will bury newsletters they wrote, jump drives containing television programs they taped, event calendars and lots of photos, including some of the first residents who moved into Cedar Crest. Media will also have the opportunity to get some wonderful photos and video and interview...

Cedar Crest Celebrates A Decade of Serving Seniors

Sep 26, 2011
One of Northern New Jersey's Premiere Active Adult Communities Continues its Mission of Providing Quality Care for Older Adults in A Vibrant Setting POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - In its effort to meet the growing demand for high-quality senior housing, while providing older adults unparalleled opportunities to enjoy an active and healthy lifestyle, the Cedar Crest was developed 10 years ago in Morris County, and is now celebrating this milestone in grand fashion. Cedar Crest is the largest continuing care retirement community in the New Jersey and New York region in terms of population. Although Cedar Crest first opened its doors...

Senior Author Explores Love - When You Are 70+ and Single

Aug 16, 2011
POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - Who would have thought that in the 75th year of her up-and-down life at the Seabrook retirement community in Tinton Falls, Monmouth County, NJ, resident Regina Dreyer-Thomas, would meet a man who could finish her sentences?   And she his?  One who likes to hold hands in the movies and hates eggplant as much as she does?  This chance meeting got Ms. Thomas to thinking...what about sharing her ideas about being single, 70+ and how to age successfully with love. Ms. Thomas has completed a new book entitled Love & Successful Aging When You're 70+ and Single.,...

Cedar Crest Residents' Paintings, Photographs and Sculptures Take Center Stage at Art Show This Past Weekend

Aug 8, 2011
Annual Art Show Allows Seniors Opportunity to Display Their Special Hand Crafted Talents POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - Many residents of Cedar Crest have a variety of interests and talents.  Some of these artistic abilities were displayed this past Saturday at the annual Cedar Crest Art Show. Residents showed off their paintings, sculptures, photos and other forms of imaginative creations for some of the 2,000 residents and members of the public to see. These valuable pieces of art were created by 33 artists who not only dabble in their techniques but hand-craft their work after years of experience, passion and dedication...