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

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...

Fox Run Residents Identify 42 Countries as Their Origins of Ancestry

Jan 14, 2013
NOVI, MI (January 14, 2013) - Fox Run retirement community residents in Novi, MI, have identified a total of 42 countries as their origins of ancestry. They did so in a month-long project sponsored by the Unity in the Community Committee. Large maps displayed in clubhouses invited Fox Run residents to pin hang tags on cities and counties from which their ancestors came. A total of 248 tags were posted. Additionally, 40 tags were posted in the United States portion of the maps, representing 15 states. Countries of origin include Albania, Japan, Lithuania, Norway, Romania, Russia, Cyrus, and Senegal. Also...

Helpful Tips for Keeping Your Fitness New Year Resolutions From Fox Run

Jan 8, 2013
 NOVI,MI (January 8, 2013) -- If your New Year's resolution is to take better care of yourself and get healthy, here are some helpful tips from Michael McCormick, the Executive Director at Fox Run retirement community in Novi, MI, , to help you succeed. 1. Be Realistic The surest way to fall short on your goals is to set them to impossible heights. For instance, resolving to NEVER eat your favorite food again is bound to set yourself up for failure. Instead, strive for something attainable, like not eating your favorite food as often. 2. Make a Plan to Deal...

Kevin Cunningham is Named Fox Run's 2012 Leader of the Year

Jan 4, 2013
NOVI, MI (January 3, 2013) -- Director of Dining Services Kevin Cunningham has been named Fox Run retirement community's 2012 "Leader Of The Year". Cunningham is known at Fox Run for his passionate customer service. In 2012 he implemented a number of important upgrades in dining which resulted in higher resident satisfaction. Cunningham motivates his staff to continuously improve and achieve higher service levels. He will be honored next month at Erickson Living's annual meeting in Baltimore, MD. Cunningham was hired as Fox Run's Restaurant Manager in 2005 and promoted to Dining Services Director in 2006. His many years of...

Public Invited to January 13 Wayne State University Author Event at Fox Run

Jan 2, 2013
NOVI, MI (January 2, 2013) - The Wayne State University Alumni Group at Fox Run retirement community in Novi, MI, will host five authors published by Wayne State University Press on Sunday, January 13, from 2:30 - 4 p.m. The authors, who write about Michigan and Detroit subject matter, will discuss their work, answer questions and sign copies of their books. The following authors are among those featured at this event, which is free to the public. Seating is limited. For more information and to RSVP please call Megan Smith at Tel: 248-668-8752. Fox Run is located at 41000 Thirteen...

Fox Run Residents Form Political Awareness Committee

Dec 18, 2012
NOVI, MI (December 18, 2012) -- George Fulkerson, who spent his career as an attorney, has long had an interest in politics. In fact, many years ago, he threw his own hat into the political ring. In 1960, he was the Democratic nominee for prosecuting attorney, and in 1962 he ran for the U.S. Congress. About six years ago, Fulkerson retired from his law practice, although he still does a bit of work for former clients and their families. About the same time, he moved to Fox Run in Novi, Mich. He soon found many friends and neighbors who share...

Public Invited to January 28 Brain Health Presentation by Gary Small, MD, at Fox Run

Dec 13, 2012
NOVI, MI (December 13, 2012) ---On January 28, 2013 Dr. Gary Small, Professor of Psychiatry and Aging and Director of the UCLA Longevity Center at UCLA, will be visiting Fox Run retirement community to provide a free one-hour presentation regarding his revised paperback edition of THE ALZHEIMER'S PREVENTION PROGRAM: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life. The presentation will be held on January 28, at 1 p.m., in Fox Run's Performing Arts Center. To reserve your free ticket, please call phone number 248-668-8634. Books can be purchased with cash, check or credit card. Refreshments will be served...

Fox Run Wii Bowling Team Wins Holiday Tournament

Dec 11, 2012
NOVI, MI (December 11, 2012) - A Fox Run retirement community Wii bowling team in Novi, MI, has defeated a team from Henry Ford Village in Dearborn, MI, in holiday tournament play by a score of 5-1.  In counting the total number of pins knocked down the eight-member Fox Run team won by a score of 1,722 to 1,468. Congratulations go to the following Fox Run Wii bowlers (with their high game scores noted): Nan Wiegand 269, Karen McRoberts 251, Bill Wilson 234, Helen Guoin 201, Elsie Kerr 190, Ernie Bulgarelli 185, Geneva Patton 178, and Don McRoberts 161.