Resident enjoying a cup of coffee on her outdoor patio
You are here

Fox Run in the News

Here's what's been happening at Fox Run in Novi.

Fox Run's Dining Services Department Offers Summer Food Safety Tips

Jul 30, 2013
NOVI, MI (July 30, 2013) -- It's that time of the year for cookouts and picnics. Here are a few food safety tips courtesy Fox Run retirement community's Dining Service Department:  Wash hands before preparing food and between handling raw and ready-to-eat foods.  Keep raw food separate from cooked food.  Prevent cross contamination from marinades. Always marinate raw food in the refrigerator, never on the counter. If you use marinade as a sauce on the cooked food, reserve a portion of the marinade before putting the raw meat or poultry in it.  Use different plates to...

Public Invited to Free August 2 Ford Historian Presentation at Fox Run

Jul 22, 2013
NOVI, MI (July 22, 2013) - The public is invited to attend Ford historian Steven Stanford's August 2 presentation of "From Roots to Branches: The Life of Henry Ford" at Fox Run retirement community, 41000 Thirteen Mile Road in in Novi, MI. This free presentation, which will be held from 1:30 - 3 p.m., is sponsored by the Fox Run Genealogical Society. Stanford will highlight the ancestors and descendants of Henry Ford. He will also provide unique insights into the "tinker-turned-titan" by discussing Ford's family. This year marks the sesquicentennial of Ford's birth To register (and/or to obtain more information)...

Fox Run Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with a Focus on the Future

Jun 10, 2013
NOVI, MI (June 10, 2013) -- A Thursday, June 27, Carnival to mark the 10th Anniversary of Fox Run retirement community will be held on the community's Novi, MI, campus. Hundreds of residents and staff will join Novi Mayor Bob Gatt and Fox Run officials at this 2-4 p.m. Big Top Tent celebration, which will feature food, fun and memories.  Entertainment will include the Michael Knight Band, a Barber Shop Quartet and the  Timber Lane Dance Troupe. Lawn Games will be held. Fox Run set a senior industry standard of excellence with its introduction of an on-site Medical Center supported by an...

Twenty-Two High School Students from Oakland County, MI, Receive Sholarships from Fox Run Residents' Fundraising

Jun 7, 2013
NOVI, MI (June 7, 2013) --  Twenty-two high school students from Oakland County have received scholarships from the Fox Run retirement community, where they have worked part-time. They today received a combined total of $220,000 raised by Fox Run residents during the past two months to show their appreciation of the students' work and to help assist them financially in their post-secondary education. These students work for at least two years during which time they are trained, mentored, and cared for by the 1000 residents who become surrogate grandparents to them. This year's scholarship recipients (with their respective high schools) are: Kyle...

Fox Run's Evelyn Noveck Gives Rare, Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse Into Motown

Apr 15, 2013
NOVI, MI (April 16, 2013) -- Perhaps no one is more pleased about the opening of "Motown: The Musical" on Broadway than Fox Run retirement community resident Evelyn Noveck. Her late husband, Harold, was a friend of Motown founder Berry Gordy for 32 years and also Gordy's tax attorney. As a result, Evelyn attended high-profile Motown parties with Harold. Her anecdotal stories today give a rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse into Hitsville USA -- The Sound of Young America. Gordy often held parties at his home on Boston Boulevard in Detroit. His spacious, luxury home had a swimming pool and a one-lane...

Fox Run Residents Document Their Lives, Learn Digital Camera Tecnology

Mar 4, 2013
NOVI, MI (March 1, 2013) - Residents of Fox Run retirement community in Novi are learning about digital photography and applying their knowledge to their own lives in surprising ways. They have formed a Digital Photography Club and are now roaming parts of the greater Novi area with cameras in hand to document the people, places and events that play roles in their lives. The club's members take photos with their cell phones or iPads, or with film, or with digital cameras.  Members help one another, with the experience providing great camaraderie. Some residents have not taken pictures in years,...

Fox Run Residents Will Bask in Nostalgia and Romanticism of Chocolate on Valentine's Day

Feb 6, 2013
NOVI, MI (February 6, 2013) -- Residents of Fox Run retirement community in Novi, MI, will feast on hundreds of chocolate  delicacies prepared by the nation's finest chefs when they celebrate Valentine's Day by  basking in the nostalgia and romanticism of chocolate . Family members of residents who have flown into Novi will also participate. And there promises to be a few "surprises," according to the participating chefs. Kevin Cunningham, Director of Dining Services and a chocolatier who admits to having a constant craving for  truffles and cheesecakes, will create many of the chocolate masterpieces himself as part of this...

Fox Run Marks a 22 Percent Increase in Apartment Settlements for Yearend 2012

Feb 1, 2013
NOVI, MI (February 1, 2013) - Fox Run retirement community in Novi, MI, marked a 22 percent increase in settlements of apartment homes for yearend 2012. It also marked a jump in reservations. As a result, Fox Run today is at an all-time high of 96 percent occupancy. A total of 100 apartment homes were settled in 2012, compared to 88 the prior year. In addition, a total of 118 people reserved apartment homes, compared to 92 the prior year. People moved to Fox Run from geographic areas of Oakland, Wayne, Macomb and Livingston counties, with some moving from as...

Nan Wiegand Bowls First Perfect 300 Wii Bowling Game Ever Made at Fox Run

Jan 22, 2013
NOVI, MI (January 22, 2013) -- Nan Wiegand (seen in photo below with her score at bottom of screen behind her) this week became the first person to bowl a perfect 300 game in Wii bowling at Fox Run retirement community in Novi, MI. She bowled the game during residents' weekly competition in the campus' Ascot Living Room.

Get Recipe for Crab Soup Being Served at President Obama's Inaugural Gala

Jan 16, 2013
NOVI, MI (January 16, 2013) - Novi's Fox Run retirement community's sister community in Maryland, Riderwood, today made public the recipe to its award-winning Crab Soup that  will be served January 20 at a President Obama Inaugural Gala hosted by the Delaware, Maryland and New York State Societies of Washington, D.C. The Gala will be held at 7 p.m. at The Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. The more than 300 invited guests will include elected officials, friends of the states, and guests from all corners of the globe. Riderwood chefs will serve the soup to attendees. The recipe follows: Recipe...