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

Halloween Show at Fox Run Leaves 'Em Laughing

Nov 2, 2015

NOVI, MI (November 2, 2015) – Costumed Fox Run retirement community staff participated in 90-minute Halloween Show for the entertainment of more than 100 residents who attended. Residents and staff modeled their respective Halloween costumes for prior to the show.

The Dining Team won the group performance with its skit on the Presidential Debates. The Resident Life Team won the Executive Director’s Award for its “Wizard of Oz” skit. Both groups received a celebratory lunch off-campus for their prizes.

Megan Smith and Caren Fifer emceed the event, and Rick Coulter and Peggy Mather were the driving forces behind-the-scenes...

Josie, a Chihuahua, is Fox Run's "Most Energetic" Dog

Oct 20, 2015

NOVI, MI ( October 20, 2015) – Josie, a Chihuahua, won the “Most Energetic” award at Fox Run retirement community’s 6th Annual Strut Your Mutt Dog Show. And her owner Marge Ceh could not be more proud.

Josie and Marge, who have been together for two months, adore each other. Marge’s friends in North Carolina found Josie at a rescue facility called “Caring Hearts for K-9’s” in Southern Pines. They instantly thought of Marge, so they drove up to Michigan and delivered Jose to Marge.

Josie and Marge now walk four times a day around Fox Run’s 108-acre...

Fox Run Residents Play Key Role in Tollgate Farm Osprey Project

Oct 20, 2015

NOVI, MI ( October 20, 2015) – Fox Run retirement community residents Chet Tarczynski and Tom Gray were key volunteers who this month planted a large wooden platform near Tollgate Farm’s pond in hopes that it will attract a nesting pair of osprey next spring.

There are several ospreys in the area and many have visited the Tollgate Farm pond. Tarczynski and Gray were said by Tollgate Farm manager Roy Prentice to have been instrumental in bringing together Detroit Edison, Osprey Watch and Michigan State University for this project.

The views of rolling farmland available around Tollgate Farm...

Fox Run’s Interfaith Community Shares in Each Other's Traditions

Sep 22, 2015

NOVI, MI ( September 22, 2015) – Fox Run retirement community Pastoral Ministries Coordinator Jamie Flowers says his role is to “provide opportunities for believers to engage in worship and meaningful expressions of their faith, as well as provide opportunities for nonbelievers to investigate faith issues.”

He is able to do this at Fox Run where Jewish and Christian residents, people who practice other religions and people who are spiritual without subscribing to any particular doctrine reside.

Not only are people from all religious backgrounds able to live together in harmony, but because of their diversity, they are...

Flags Given to Fox Run Residents by Their Elected Officials are Dedicated

Sep 15, 2015

Novi, MI (September 15, 2015) -- A ceremony this week dedicated city, state and national flags given to Fox Run retirement community residents by their elected officials. The flags were requested by Geri Angel, chair of Fox Run's resident-run Political Awareness Committee (PAC).

An American flag was a gift from U.S. Congressman Dave Trout. This flag flew over the U.S. Capitol on March 23, 2015.

A State of Michigan flag was gifted by State Senator and Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall. This flag was presented to the PAC when the group visited the State Capitol earlier this...

Fox Run Thespians Laugh Their Way to Grand Canyon

Aug 31, 2015

NOVI, MI (August 31, 2015) – Fox Run retirement community residents and staff August 6 boarded a Rent-Ah-Bus and travelled west in hopes of catching the beauty of the sunset over the Grand Canyon. The residents, who are members of the Curtain Call thespian group, did so in “A Trip to Remember,” a play they wrote, produced and performed to an overflow crowd in their community’s auditorium,.

Gus the bus driver and a tour bus company hostess named Twinky took this eclectic group on a journey filled with laughter and quirky surprises at every turn, so-to-speak.

Their original...

Fox Run Resident George Moy Who Designed the World Trade Centers Floors Recalls Horror of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

Aug 24, 2015

NOVI, MI (August 24, 2015) – Fox Run retirement community resident George Moy cannot get the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers in New York out of his mind. And for good reason: he helped to design the interior floors of Tower ‘A.’

Moy worked for seven years for Ford & Earl , an interior and space planning firm in Warren, MI, where helped to design 22 floors of Tower ‘A.’ He designed work stations, reception areas, kitchens, and conference rooms on floors occupied by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, where 2,200 people...

Fox Run Honors 215 Years of Staff Service

Aug 13, 2015

NOVI, MI (August 13, 2015) -- A celebratory dinner was held Monday, August 10, for Fox Run retirement community staff who have achieved 10, 15 and 20 years of service. Combined, these employees (seen in attached photo) have 215 years of service.

10 Years: Rebecca Bowles, Bethany Brieden, Nicole Mansfield, Brandy Knudson, Bill Mitton, Armand Pirgu, Ray Rivera, Calvin Butler IV, Kevin Cunningham, Corrine Schwanik, Rojxhi Tuxhari, and Lindsay Ash.

15 Years: Doina Badau.

20 Years: Rodica Russ, Shawn Valenti, Ann Martella ,and Mike McCormick.

Residents and staff of Fox Run this summer...

Celebrating Diversity is Fox Run Residents' Mission

Aug 4, 2015

NOVI, MI (August 4, 2015) – Celebrating diversity takes many different forms at Fox Run, and the retirement community’s Unity in the Community group members work to make their ongoing events, many of which involve cultural exchange, informative and fun.

The resident-run group’s mission is to cultivate an environment where all embrace, accept, value, and celebrate the unique qualities of each individual. It promotes an atmosphere that encourages equality and mutual respect without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, or physical and cognitive abilities.

Resident Marilyn Schueneman has been involved since the group’s inception three years ago. She says...

Fox Run Celebrates 12th Anniversary , Opens New "Sold Out" Residence Building

Jul 8, 2015

NOVI, MI (July 8, 2015) – Residents and staff of Fox Run celebrated the retirement community’s 12 th anniversary with a special June 30 Happy Hour at each of the two clubhouses. On this same day Edgewater, the new 94-apartment home residence building which is completely sold out, opened .

“Today is a wonderful day to pause and reflect on the 12 years we have shared together in building this wonderful community and at the same time celebrate the continued growth of our campus with our newest building,” said Fox Run Executive Director Mike McCormick.

Edgewater is named...