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Eagle's Trace Names Christopher Myers as Executive Chef

Sep 27, 2012
HOUSTON, TX---Eagle's Trace retirement community announced the hiring of Christopher Myers as its new Executive Chef. Prior to joining Eagle's Trace, Mr. Myers served as the Chef de Cuisine at Charlestown, an Erickson Living community in Baltimore, Maryland.  With twenty-eight years of accomplished experience in the food service and hospitality industry, he also served as Executive Chef at GL Shack's and Kelsey's in Maryland.  As Executive Chef at Eagle's Trace, Mr. Myers will focus on developing the culinary program to new heights through educational courses for the team and enhancing the variety of menu selections offered to residents.  He also...

They're Back!!! Seniors from Eagle's Trace Perform Flash Mob at West Oaks Mall

Sep 12, 2012
HOUSTON, TX -In May, they surprised shoppers at Memorial City Mall with a flash mob that attracted over 42,000 views on YouTube ( http://youtu.be/ArbTtgwdCk4 ). It's been three months.   Where did the Eagle's Trace Flash Mob Team perform next? Forty residents and employees of Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston, entertained patrons of West Oaks Mall in Houston on Saturday afternoon, August 25th. Sporting matching outfits for the seven-minute event, the residents danced to two songs: "The Wobble" and "Elvira."   With seven rehearsals under their belts, the dancers were choreographed under...

Eagle's Trace Residents Showcase Talents, Volunteerism at Activities Fair

Sep 6, 2012
HOUSTON, TX---From the Apple Users Group to the Woodworkers Club, a variety of talents and passions were on display at the Activities Fair held at Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston. The August 17th event featured sixty-two (62) resident-led groups and clubs promoting their respective missions and recruiting new members from more than 225 people in attendance. Tina Felps is the Community Resources Coordinator at Eagle's Trace.  "We have many new faces at Eagle's Trace so the fair provided a unique opportunity to showcase the activities, groups and clubs created by our residents." stated Ms. Felps. ...

Eagle's Trace Holds Power Lunch for Adult Children

Aug 27, 2012
HOUSTON, TX---As Pamela Burgeson sees it, moving into a retirement community has become a family affair. "Nearly 85 percent of our clients have their adult children involved in some part of the process," noted Ms. Burgeson, Director of Sales for Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston. For that reason, Eagle's Trace held its first Power Lunch in August for adult children.  The one-hour event was designed to accommodate the busy schedules of professionals. "Our goal was to provide an energetic, informative setting that respected the reality of the work week," stated Ms. Burgeson.  Attendees dined on...

Eagle's Trace Prepared to Handle "Moving" Situations

Jul 25, 2012
Brunch & Learn chronicles success stories of realty & moving services program HOUSTON, TX---They have helped new residents find a home for a pet llama, sell hunting trophies and donate Chinese stamps.  They have guided a client who re-located to Houston all the way from California. Whether it's a downsizing issue or a challenging long-distance move, the sales professionals at Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston, have encountered a variety of situations. These moments were chronicled in detail at a special Brunch & Learn event in July.  Over fifty Priority List Members and special guests enjoyed...

Eagle's Trace Partners with Kroger in Neighbor to Neighbor Program

Jul 9, 2012
Money raised supports the Benevolent Care Fund HOUSTON, TX---Partnering with the Kroger located on Briar Forest Drive, Eagle's Trace earned financial support for a valuable fundraising effort. The Erickson Living retirement community earned a check in the amount of $2,477.77 for its Benevolent Care Fund via participation in Kroger's Neighbor to Neighbor Program.  The donation was presented to Patricia Moore, a resident of Eagle's Trace, and Ben Cornthwaite, the Executive Director of the community, by Meghan Argo, Consumer Affairs Specialist for Kroger. Residents of Eagle's Trace, along with their family and friends, designated their community's Benevolent Care Fund in the...

Food Show at Eagle's Trace Highlights Great Taste and Variety

Jun 25, 2012
Residents meet with vendors, sample delicious products HOUSTON, TX---Residents of Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston, feasted on Angus beef and whole fresh trout, sampled crisp vegetables and taste-tested Blue Bell ice cream. The occasion was the 1st Annual Food Show in June sponsored by the Eagle's Trace Dining Services Department.  The expo featured the food distributors and vendors utilized by the retirement community. "We successfully showcased the quality of product we purchase as well as the variety," described Jim Rondinelli, Director of Dining Services at Eagle's Trace.  "The vendor representatives were completely engaged with our...

Eagle's Trace Honors Student Scholars

Jun 20, 2012
Four-year collegiate scholarships awarded to seven students employed by Erickson Living retirement community HOUSTON, TX---Honoring academic excellence and achievement in the work place, Eagle's Trace retirement community announced the recipients of its 2012 Student Scholars' Awards during a ceremony held in June. Seven students currently attending college and high school and employed by the Dining Services Department of the Erickson Living retirement community earned scholarships for their collegiate careers.  The value of these awards is $1,000 per year for a four-year total of $4,000 paid directly to the accredited higher education program. "This is a special celebration of teamwork," described...

Eagle's Trace Announces Hiring of Michael Masters as Medical Practice Manager

Jun 7, 2012
HOUSTON, TX---Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston, announced the hiring of Michael Masters as its Medical Center Practice Manager. In this role, Masters will oversee the daily operations of the medical center that features board-certified physicians, nurses and other health professionals who practice solely at Eagle's Trace.  He will also support the new continuum of care neighborhood scheduled to open in early 2013. A graduate of Texas Chiropractic College in 1999, Masters previously worked as manager of the Executive Wellness Program at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, serving executives and employees from many of Houston's Fortune 500 companies...

Eagle's Trace Residents Flash Mob to "The Wobble"

May 25, 2012
Performance at Memorial City Mall goes viral on YouTube HOUSTON, TX---They danced for five minutes...and then watched their performance on-line with tens of thousands of others. Thirty residents and ten employees of Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston, surprised shoppers at Memorial City Mall with an organized flash mob to the music of "The Wobble" in May. Donning their white Eagle's Trace t-shirts and black pants, the dancers put on their best moves before an appreciative audience. Eagle's Trace resident Marilyn Black choreographed the routine with the support of Bonnie Neal, catering manager for the retirement...