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Kathy McCrossin named Director of Sales at Devonshire at PGA National

Oct 16, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – Erickson Living has named Kathy McCrossin as the new Director of Sales at Devonshire at PGA National located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Prior to joining Devonshire, she was Director of Sales at Maris Grove, an Erickson Living retirement community in Delaware County, PA.

“I was very fortunate to be part of the team that opened Maris Grove in 2006,” said McCrossin. “I was looking for a retirement community for my father and we discovered Maris Grove. I found out they were hiring and five months before Maris Grove opened I joined the...

Devonshire at PGA National and Chatsworth Set Hurricane Preparedness Standard

Oct 4, 2017

Community Members and Staff Unite in Spirit of Service and Teamwork in Response to Hurricane Irma

Palm Beach Gardens, FL (October 4, 2017) – Community members and staff at Devonshire at PGA National and Chatsworth, Devonshire’s continuing care neighborhood, showed their resilience and resolve to help one another when Hurricane Irma brought its fury to Florida. With a spirit of tireless service, comradeship and little fanfare, those who live and work at both locations took every action needed to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone on campus.

Devonshire at PGA National and Chatsworth leadership, along with...

Julie Perry named Director of Human Resources at Devonshire at PGA National

Sep 22, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – Erickson Living has named Julie Perry as the new Director of Human Resources at Devonshire at PGA National located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Perry has over 25 years of Human Resources experience and 16 of those years have been in Healthcare. She started her career with Erickson Living in May of 2016 as the Senior Human Resources Manager at Oak Crest located in Parkville, MD.

Prior to working for Erickson Living she worked at a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Annapolis, MD as the HR Director.

Perry has her Masters of...

Garden to Table at Devonshire at PGA National

Jul 7, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla, - At Devonshire at PGA National, Executive Chef Joseph Marinelli and the Devonshire Chefs Herb Garden Committee are harvesting fresh pineapples!

A few months ago some pineapple tops were cut off in the kitchen and planted by the Devonshire Garden Club. A few months in the Florida sun and the community had a table ready pineapple harvested for barbecues at Devonshire. Garden to table!

There are four more plants all ready to be harvested.

The Devonshire garden is designed to provide a variety of herbs and fruits, assisting Devonshire’s chefs and culinary team...

140+ women attend 18th Annual Ladies Day Celebration at Devonshire at PGA National

May 9, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla -- Just in time for Mother’s Day, more than 140 women gathered for lunch and entertainment at the 18 th annual Ladies Day Celebration at Devonshire at PGA National.

“It has become a tradition to recognize all the women who live at Devonshire at the Annual Ladies Devonshire Celebration,” said Irene Malanga, Community Resources Manager at Devonshire at PGA National. “We call it Ladies’ Day simply for the fact that not all ladies have had children, however, they have all influenced someone in their lifetime in a very positive way and should be recognized.”...

Jim Tallman named Director of Dining at Devonshire at PGA National

Apr 28, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla - Jim Tallman has been named Director of Dining at Devonshire at PGA National.

Tallman has enjoyed a rewarding career in food and beverage hospitality, working at Marriott Hotels' signature properties as director of restaurants, including the San Diego Marriott Marquis and the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk.

“Jim enjoys sharing his passion for food, wine, and special events with Devonshire's ambitious and eager culinary staff and the over 350 residents who live here,” said Jim Wingardner, Executive Director, Devonshire at PGA National. “We are honored Jim has joined our team.”

Before joining the...

Devonshire at PGA National Celebrates National Pet Day with Doggy Diva Day

Apr 14, 2017

Pet-friendly retirement community celebrates man’s best friend Palm Beach Gardens, FL—National Pet Day is April 11 and what better way to celebrate it than to have a celebration honoring man’s best friend. Twelve dogs, owned by residents of Devonshire, a retirement community located in Palm Beach Gardens, strutted their stuff and posed for the judges and audience. “Devonshire is a pet-friendly retirement community, so we wanted to celebrate our four legged friends on National Pet Day,” said Irene Malanga, Manager of Community Resources at Devonshire. “Pets, are for many, members of their family. We welcome residents who live and...

Devonshire at PGA National Kicks off its 18th Cabaret Season Featuring Broadway-Caliber Productions

Feb 17, 2017

(Palm Beach Gardens, Florida)— Devonshire at PGA National has officially kicked off its 18 th Cabaret season! Residents at Devonshire enjoy Broadway-quality evening entertainment programs during the community’s Cabaret season from January through April. The Cabarets are some of the most popular programs at the community every year, regularly hosting more than 100 residents per event in The Stratford, the community’s performing arts theater.

“The caliber of the talent sets these evenings apart from what you find at other communities,” said Irene Malanga, Director of Community Resources at Devonshire. “It’s like attending a Broadway show except that the talent...

300+ Residents and staff celebrate Grand Re-Opening Gala Event at Devonshire

Jan 25, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla -- More than 300 residents and invited guests gathered at a Grand Re-Opening Gala event to celebrate the luxurious renovations at Devonshire at PGA National including to the Churchill Lounge and the Stratford Performing Arts Center.

“Our cocktail lounge, the Churchill, is very popular and we realized we no longer had adequate seating so we expanded the space by 30%,” said Wendy Paige, director of sales, Devonshire. “The lounge’s interior still incorporates an area for music and dancing, but the bar moved to better accommodate more patrons. We are also very excited about what's happening...

Residents from Devonshire at PGA National Pack Food for Children in Haiti

Jan 4, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla -- A group of people who live at Devonshire at PGA National packed food for school children in Haiti.

“This project is part of a larger national effort, but locally it’s been hosted by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and School,” said Bob Frasier, Devonshire resident. “There was added importance this year because of the severe damage done by Hurricane Matthew in the Bondeau region of Haiti. We had 13 residents participate this year.”

The work involves putting carefully measured amounts of soy, vegetables, beans, spices and rice into a pre-labeled plastic bag, which is...