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Devonshire Press Room

Devonshire at PGA National and Chatsworth Employee Award Winners Announced

May 29, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – Hundreds of employees from Devonshire at PGA National and Chatsworth, Devonshire’s continuing care neighborhood, attended the annual Employee Appreciation Gala and awards were given out to the Employees of the Year and the Most Valuable Player of 2017. “We have over 315 employees working at both Devonshire and Chatsworth and wanted to have a night to celebrate all their hard work all year long,” said Julie Perry, Director of Human Resources, Devonshire at PGA National. “Everyone got all dressed up, enjoyed dinner and we announced the 2017 Award Winners. It’s a wonderful evening for everyone.”...

Community Members and Employees at Devonshire at PGA National Collect Hundreds of Items for Sailors Overseas

May 11, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – Community members and employees at Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living retirement community, have collected hundreds of items for sailors overseas.

“My son’s ship was deployed in April for six months and I know they are always looking for various items,” said Gayle Hills, Reoccupancy Manager, Devonshire at PGA National. “I thought it would be great if community members and employees put together a large care package from Devonshire. I know what the sailors need so we accepted donations for a few weeks.”

Community members and staff donated various items including black...

Devonshire Community Member been working at Eissey Campus Theater for 24 years, not because she needs to, but because she loves it

Apr 30, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, Fl., -- For 24 years, Yvette Furst, who lives at Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living Retirement Community in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., has been a volunteer coordinator for the Eissey Campus Theater at Palm Beach State College—a role she has held not because she needs it, but because she loves it.

“Being creative is my life. I’m able to be creative here in my role, and being needed like that is a wonderful feeling,” said Furst.

A graduate of Prospect Heights High School, a defunct art school in Brooklyn where she studied drama...

Ana Arias celebrates 17 years working at Devonshire at PGA National

Mar 5, 2018

At Devonshire at PGA National, Employees Achieve Their Career Goals

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. –When Ana Arias, Catering Manager and Executive Assistant at Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living retirement community located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla, began working at Devonshire at PGA National in 2001 she had no idea it would become her second home.

“I still remember the day I interviewed here at Devonshire 17 years ago and it has been a fabulous long ride ever since,” said Arias. “Every day I see friendly faces around me and that make Devonshire feel like home.”...

Devonshire at PGA National Kicks off its 19th Cabaret Season Featuring Broadway-Caliber Productions

Feb 12, 2018

(Palm Beach Gardens, Florida)— Devonshire at PGA National has officially kicked off its 19th Cabaret season! Community Members 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 120-140 community members 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 retirement communities,” said Irene Malanga, Community Resources Manager, Devonshire. “It’s like they are attending a Broadway show in New...

Maria Littleworth named Sales Counselor at Devonshire at PGA National

Jan 24, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. –Maria Littleworth has been named Sales Counselor at Devonshire at PGA National located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Littleworth joins Devonshire at PGA National with more than six years of experience in the senior living industry. Prior to Devonshire, she worked at La Posada Senior Living Community.

“Maria is extremely knowledgeable about the many living options here in our area and feels passionate about helping people find the right retirement lifestyle,” said Kathy McCrossin as the new Director of Sales at Devonshire at PGA National. “We are thrilled she has joined the Devonshire family.”...

Community Members at Devonshire at PGA National Pack 1512 Meals for Children in Puerto Rico and Haiti

Nov 15, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens, FL -- Fifteen community members from Devonshire at PGA National, an Erickson Living retirement community located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., in partnership with St. Mark's Episcopal Church and School and Temple Judea, both located in Palm Beach Gardens, packed food for children in Haiti and Puerto Rico.

“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 community member. “There was added importance this year because of the severe damage done by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. There are also...

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...