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Fox Run in the News

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

Fox Run's Doreen Poupard is Recipient of City of Novi's Spirit of Gving Award

May 3, 2016

NOVI, MI (May 3, 2016) – Mayor Bob Gatt has presented the Spirit of Giving Award to Fox Run retirement community’s Doreen Poupard in recognition of her kindness, professionalism, community involvement, and commitment to the City of Novi. The award is given to an individual or business who truly embodies the sense of kindness and giving.

“I would like to personally recognize an individual who goes above and beyond the walls of ‘her community’ for the betterment of ‘our community’ each and every...

Fox Run Honors its 2016 WOW Award Recipients

May 3, 2016

NOVI, MI (May 3, 2016) – Fox Run retirement community has named its 2016 WOW Award recipients. The annual WOW awards honor outstanding staff and departmental work performance.

This is Fox Run’s version of the Academy Awards and is marked by a luncheon with entertainment and a recognition ceremony. Award recipients follow:

Antoinette Davenport, Assisted Living Care Associate – “Best of the Best”

Antoinette lives out the Erickson Way Values and consistently raises the bar for creating exceptional resident experiences. She displays compassion, empathy, friendliness and a strong work ethic while providing person centered service to...

How Fox Run, Michigan's Most Active Voting Precinct, Stays That Way

May 2, 2016

NOVI, MI (May 2, 2016) -- When Election Day arrives in November, one particularly active precinct in Michigan is sure to show up at the polls. Fox Run retirement community -- home to about 1,200 residents and its own voting precinct—historically has the best voter turnout in the entire state.

“We are a wonderful voting block for anybody running for office to come and visit,” says resident Jerry Scheel, who heads up Fox Run’s political awareness committee.


Fox Run Residents Venture Into Crestron Audio Visual System Technology

Apr 14, 2016

NOVI, MI (April 14, 2016) – Fox Run retirement community residents are learning new technology each day, it seems.

The latest piece of technology they are venturing into is a Crestron audio visual system that has been installed in one of the classrooms. The high-tech “black box,” as some residents call it, can be used to play movies on a big screen, stream YouTube videos, give presentations, and much more.


Ecosystems are Focus of Fox Run Resident-Staff Publishing Venture

Mar 8, 2016

NOVI, MI (March 7, 2016) – Nature’s wonder found at the 108-acre Fox Run retirement community is celebrated and examined in Fox Run Ecos, an annual journal produced by residents and employees that helps people better understand the community’s ecosystems and their nurturing impact on the greater Novi metropolitan area.

“We want to stimulate interest and learning about life in the fascinating nature worlds that exist within Fox Run,” said resident Doreen Poupard, a former Novi City...

Former Health Care Executive JV Anandan Now Shares His Talents at Fox Run

Mar 1, 2016

NOVI, MI (March 1, 2016) -- JV Anandan spent his career in the health care industry. He was an assistant director and conducted research on dialysis at Henry Ford Hospital, and he was a professor at the School of Pharmacy at Wayne State University. Now retired, JV lives at Fox Run retirement community , where he has found meaningful opportunities to put his medical background to good use.

JV was recently elected to the Resident Advisory Council (RAC), an important and influential committee...

Disney is at Fox Run Year-Round

Feb 16, 2016

NOVI, MI (February 16, 2016) – It’s all Disney all the time in the office of Peggy Mather, the Community Resources Manager for Fox Run retirement community, where 120 items – stuffed Disney characters and lithographs and cells of Disney pictures and movies -- are rotated and displayed year-round.

The more prominent items are the cells of the pictures that Mather started collecting nearly 30 years ago. They represent an assortment of Disney dogs. A special cell that was given to her by...

Random Acts of Kindnesss Being Celebrated at Fox Run

Feb 16, 2016

NOVI, MI (February 16, 2016) – Hundreds of random acts of kindness are being celebrated throughout the month of February at Fox Run retirement community by residents and a staff. This celebration is part of the community’s participation in the City of Novi’s “Random Acts of Kindness Program.” T he goal is to spread good deeds to those living and working in the community.

Being kind at its core is caring about others and treating them the way you wish to be treated,...

Fred Moschetta is Named Fox Run’s Leader of the Year

Feb 9, 2016

NOVI, MI (February 9, 2016) – Fox Run retirement community has named Associate Executive Director Fred Moschetta its Leader of the Year. Fred and the Fox Run Sales Team last year sold out a new 95-unit residential building (Edgewater) and due to this immense sales success, the community is building another 116-unit building (Twin Pines) that is set to open in the fall of 2016.

Fred, who had served as Sales Director, expanded his role to Associate Executive Director in 2015 and took...

Former "Broadcast Voice" of Eastern Michigan University Finds New Audiences at Fox Run

Jan 6, 2016

NOVI, MI (January 6, 2016) -- John Fountain, the former “broadcast voice” of Eastern Michigan University football and basketball, today has new audiences at Fox Run in Novi, MI, where he now records two sports shows each week that air on the retirement community’s in-house TV channel.

John has always loved sports reporting and play-by-play broadcasting. Throughout his life, he has found opportunities—both paid and unpaid—to do what he loves most.

When John was in the U.S. Navy and stationed in Libya, he volunteered on top of his regular duties as...