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MEDIA ADVISORY: Cedar Crest Gets Seriously Funny For A Great Cause

Mar 10, 2014
POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - In an effort to raise money for the Cedar Crest Resident Care Fund, the community will host an evening of comedy tomorrow, Tuesday, March 11 at 7 p.m., in the Belmont Clubhouse Performance Arts Center. The Resident Care Fund provides future financial support for residents who may find that they have exhausted their financial resources due to unforeseen circumstances such as long-term illness. Performing will be renowned comedian Billy Garan, who has opened for comics such as Robert Klein, Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld. In addition, the popular humorist and columnist from The Record newspaper Bill...

MEDIA ADVISORY: CEDAR CREST HOSTS STUDENTS FROM PASSAIC COUNTY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE'S TECH-TONE CHOIR FOR CONCERT

Feb 24, 2014
POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - Cedar Crest will host a very special program for Black History Month and to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when they host students from the Passaic County Technical Institute's Tech-Tone Choir on Wednesday, February 26th at 1:30 p.m. in a concert. The Tech-Tone Choir is a student organization of 9th to 12th graders who express themselves through artistic talent, as well as become involved in social and educational programs and activities. Prior to the performance by the students, residents will write down their own special "dreams" as a tribute to Dr. King. The...

Cedar Crest Names New Personal Moving Consultant

Nov 1, 2013
POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - Cedar Crest hired Anne Connor as its new Personal Moving Consultant. Anne will assist clients who will make the smart move to Cedar Crest by providing many complimentary planning and moving services.  Anne brings years of real estate sales, professional relocation services, and staging experience to her new role at Cedar Crest. She will inform her clients about current home sales trends, advise them on how to sell their house quickly, help them with deciding on what to bring with them to Cedar Crest, and suggesting the best ways to downsize in preparation for moving to their...

Two Kitchen Heroes Rise at Cedar Crest as Heroes Are Recognized Across The U.S. For Their Service

May 22, 2013
POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - They lathered up the bread, doled out deli meat as if they were dealing from a card deck and tantalized the taste buds of heroes. Who was this and what were they doing?  They were residents from the Cedar Crest retirement community who were participating in A Hero Will Rise - a competition to see who could build the best tasting hero sandwich at the community. This competition was extra special because the heroes were judged by everyday heroes- current and past members of the U.S. Military along with fire, security and EMS responders. The "Heroes"...

MEDIA ADVISORY: HEROES JUDGING HEROES DURING "A HERO WILL RISE" SANDWICH MAKING COMPETITION AT CEDAR CREST

Apr 30, 2013
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HEROES JUDGE HEROES IN "A HERO WILL RISE" SANDWICH MAKING COMPETITION AT CEDAR CREST

POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - Cedar Crest residents and chefs from the active-adult community will take part in a stupendous sandwich smackdown called A Hero Will Rise, to see who can create the most delectable hero sandwich on Thursday, May 2nd, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The contest is in honor of the approaching National Hoagie and Hero Day (May 5th). You can't have a contest without judges and there will be...

CEDAR CREST RESIDENTS HOLD CONCERT TO BENEFIT VICTIMS OF SUPERSTORM SANDY

Nov 12, 2012
POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - In an effort to help fellow New Jersey residents effected by devastating Superstorm Sandy, residents from the Cedar Crest retirement community will hold a special benefit concert to raise money for victims beginning at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Monday, November 12th at Cedar Crest's Performing Arts Center. Cedar Crest resident Bert Stromholm will play the accordion and will be accompanied by Brent and Crista Buswell, an accordionist and pianist respectively, from Vermont. Both Mr. and Mrs. Buswell are blind and travel throughout the area sharing their special music.  Residents are being asked to make a free will offering...

Cedar Crest's Commitment Towards Protecting the Environment Continues With New Waste Management Program

Apr 20, 2012
Food2Water Disposal System Will Drastically Reduce Food Waste at Active Adult Community and Lighten Load at Landfills POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - In its ongoing effort to contribute to the improvement of the environment, the Cedar Crest community is unveiling the latest in its environmentally-conscious initiatives that will reduce waste in landfills in a unique way, which will ultimately help decrease the space needed for garbage on the planet. The Franklin Lakes based company Food2Water is partnering with Cedar Crest in this initiative with a pilot program in one of Cedar Crest's restaurants.  The concept involves taking food waste - meat,...

Signs Pointing Toward Improvement in Senior Housing Market Throughout Country and New Jersey

Apr 5, 2012
Cedar Crest Active Retirement Community One Example, Which Shows Sales Increases in Several Key Areas - Including Settlements and Occupancy Rates POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - As the real estate market looks to rebound throughout the country, parts of the northeast and even here in New Jersey, there appears to be one bright spot that is illuminating positive growth - the senior housing market. As Baby Boomers and seniors search for housing, there is a true boon in rental rates at senior communities throughout the region. According to the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry the year...

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...