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

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...

A Gift of Love from the Home Front

Oct 2, 2012

Fox Run's "Coupons for Troops" initiative helps American military families save more than $1 Million

 

(NOVI, MI)  -- As American service men and women protect our freedom with weapons of war, members of Fox Run, an Erickson Living community in Novi, Mi., take up their scissors in support of their heroic efforts.

Each week, in partnership with the American Veterans (AMVETS) Post 27 in Warren, Mi., dedicated volunteers collect and clip thousands of manufacturers coupons which are sent to 40 U.S. military posts worldwide. The result is more...

Fox Run's Generosity Exceeds the $1 Million Mark

Aug 27, 2012
Handcrafted Dollhouse Holds the Key to this Important Milestone (NOVI, MI)  -- Caring for each other is what residents and staff members at Fox Run, an Erickson Living community in Novi, Michigan do best. On Friday, September 14, 2012, the community will host the 9 th annual Benevolent Care Gala in support of the community's Benevolent Care Fund. The fund provides confidential financial assistance to residents who, despite careful planning, can no longer afford to cover the full cost of their care. "Historically, we raise at least $100,000 at our galas," says Fox Run Philanthropy Manager Marianne Mikkelsen. "We anticipate...

Scott Gensler Selected Vice President of Business Development

Jul 12, 2012
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---July 12, 2012--- Erickson Living, developer and manager of Fox Run in Novi, MI,  today announced that Scott Gensler, the company's Vice President of Financial Planning, Analysis and Reporting, has been selected as the new Vice President of Business Development. In this new leadership position, Gensler will work within Erickson Living's Corporate Affairs Division to identify and evaluate new business opportunities.  "Scott's extensive company and industry experience make him a perfect fit for this position," said Adam Kane, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs.  "He is one of the most respected leaders in our company, and has made Erickson...

Novi Retirees Immerse Themselves in Italian Culture and Cuisine at Fox Run

Jul 10, 2012
NOVI, MI (July 10, 2012) - Novi is thousands of miles away from Italy, but you'd never know it at Fox Run retirement community where a newly-formed Italian-American club by residents is quickly attracting new members who are to immersing themselves in Italian culture and cuisine. Resident Joe Jones, an organizer of the club who is not Italian by birth, speaks some Italian, has visited Italy about 30 times, and cooks Italian meals like risotto and Fegato alla Veneziana, a dish of calf's liver and onions served over polenta, whenever he gets the chance, sharing his meals with his neighbors. When Jones moved...

Fox Run Resident Herman T. Dudley Receives Congressional Gold Medal for His WII Service in the Montford Point Marines

Jul 6, 2012
NOVI, MI (July 6, 2012) - Fox Run retirement community resident Herman T. Dudley was among 400  Montford Point Marines who received their bronze replica Congressional Gold Medals at a special ceremony held at Marine Barracks Washington June 28. The Congressional Gold Medal is awarded by Congress and is the highest civilian award in the nation. The award comes more than seven decades after the Montford Point Marines broke the military's last color barrier. Dudley served as a Corporal in the Montford Point Marines from 1943-1946. "I have never been so proud to be a part of the organization as...

Erickson Living, Developer/Manager of Fox Run, Named to 2012 List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

Jun 19, 2012
ERICKSON LIVING, DEVELOPER/MANAGER OF FUN RUN, NAMED BY IDG'S COMPUTERWORLD TO 2012 LIST OF BEST PLACES TO WORK IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  BALTIMORE, MD (June 19, 2012) - Erickson Living, developer and manager of Fox Run retirement community in Novi, MI, today announced that IDG's Computerworld magazine, has selected it as one of the top 100 organizations that provide their information technology (IT) professionals with a creative and stimulating work environment, great career opportunities, as well as exceptional benefits and compensation.  Erickson Living was ranked 93rd on this year's list.  Honorees are included in coverage in Computerworld  (June 18, 2012), along with results from the...

Fifteen High School Students to Receive Combined $105,000 in Scholarships From Fox Run Residents

Jun 4, 2012
FIFTEEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO RECEIVE COMBINED $105,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS FROM FOX RUN RESIDENTS NOVI, MI (June 4, 2012) -- Fifteen high school students from Oakland and Wayne Counties will receive scholarships to help them attend college at a Monday, June 4th, ceremony at Fox Run retirement community, where they have worked part-time. They will receive a combined total of $105,000 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. "Many of our scholarship recipients have worked hard for the past...