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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...

Staff at Devonshire at PGA National Go Red for Women

Feb 10, 2016

(Palm Beach Gardens, Florida) – Since 2003, people around the country have celebrated the Go Red For Women® movement on National Wear Red Day®, which falls on the first Friday of February. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year. National Wear Red Day® is intended to bring awareness to that statistic and to encourage women to get to know their own heart health. On February 5th, more than two dozen staff members at Devonshire at PGA National came together to share their support for Go...

Devonshire at PGA National Launches 17th Cabaret Season Featuring Broadway-Caliber Productions

Jan 28, 2016

(Palm Beach Gardens, Florida)—For the past 17 years, residents at Devonshire at PGA National have enjoyed 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. In addition to the evening entertainment, residents enjoy several courses of gourmet cuisine and the treasured company of their Devonshire neighbors and friends.

“The caliber of the talent sets these evenings apart from what you find at other communities,”...

Devonshire at PGA National to Host Rabbi Shalom Hammer for Discussion on Inner Peace

Jan 22, 2016

WHAT: (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida) — On Wednesday, January 27, Devonshire at PGA National will be host to Rabbi Shalom Hammer, a renowned lecturer, motivational speaker, and author. His presentation, “Finding Inner Peace and Affecting the World Around Us,” will focus on positive perspectives and the affect it may have on one’s perpetuation. This lecture is one of Rabbi Hammer’s interactive, inspirational, and engaging programs design especially for seniors.

According to his website , Rabbi Shalom Hammer has lived in Israel for 25 years. He has served under the Chaplaincy for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and...

Residents of Devonshire at PGA National Donate $100,000 to Employee Appreciation Fund

Jan 5, 2016

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL) — In December, many employees of Devonshire at PGA National and Chatsworth, the community’s continuing care neighborhood, received a special holiday gift — donated funds distributed from the Employee Appreciation Fund. Throughout the year, residents donate toward the campaign as a way to say “thank you” to employees at the community who provide a variety of services. Each summer and winter, residents help to distribute the funds to over 200 staff members working in departments including, but not limited to, dining services, housekeeping, security, transportation, activities, communication, and grounds, as well as the community’s certified...