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

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.

Fox Run Resident Harry Burt is Restoring a Rare 129-Year-Old Grandfather Clock

Nov 16, 2012
NOVI, MI (November 16, 2012) -- Fox Run retirement community resident Harry Burt is now restoring a historical 129 year-old American grandfather clock that is just one of two such clocks in existence built by Walter H. Durfee in Rhode Island. The restoration work has been taking place in the Fox Run Hobby Shop for the past three months.  Burt hopes to have the mahogany grandfather clock in working order by the end of November - just in time for the upcoming holiday season. The grandfather clock will then be displayed in a prominent place on the Fox Run campus...

Fox Run Residents Celebrate Everything Good About Detroit: Cars, Motown and Tigers Baseball

Oct 22, 2012
  WHAT: A Wednesday, October 17, celebration of everything great about Detroit: Automobiles, Motown and Tigers baseball - by hundreds of Fox Run retirement community residents in Novi, Michigan. PARTICULARS: Thirteen Hot Rods will convoy into Rose Court at  Fox Run's extended care neighborhood at 2 p.m.. Residents will welcome the convoy. They will then dance to Motown music performed by recording artist Brian Alexander. And will cheer their beloved Detroit Tigers onto the World Series. WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, October 17, from 2 - 3:30 p.m., at Fox Run retirement community, 41000 Thirteen Mile Road, Novi, MI   ABOUT FOX RUN:...

Fox Run Takes Bronze Medal in World Fitness Project

Oct 22, 2012
NIOVI, MI (October 16, 2012) - Fox Run retirement community captured a Bronze Medal for its participation a month long fitness project held at Erickson Living-managed communities nationwide in which 2,509 people walked one quarter of a million miles (256,965 miles), effectively circling the globe at the Equator more than 10 times. A total of 212 Fox Run residents, staff, family and friends participated in the project held last month. As a community Fox Run walked 21,903.36 total miles which is just shy of the circumference of earth at the equator (24,901.55 miles).  As a community Fox Run also walked...