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

Fox Run's New Cafe Sheds Light on Snack Preferences of "The Greatest Generation"

Aug 11, 2014
NOVI, MI (August 11, 2014) - This month's opening of the newly-renovated Hunt Club Café at Fox Run retirement community in Novi is shedding light on the snack preferences of "The Greatest Generation:"  The most ordered pizza is the BBQ chicken pizza (the pizza oven is set at 465 degrees and cooks pizza in less than six minutes) The most ordered classic sandwich is a tie between the Turkey Club and the Turkey Reuben The most ordered cookie is the Chocolate Chip, but the Sugar-coated Double Chocolate is gaining ground The most popular beverage is all the teas: Raspberry, Sweet...

"Green Thumbs" Rule Summer at Fox Run

Aug 6, 2014
NOVI, MI (August 6, 2014) - It seems as though people who have "green thumbs" never retire, especially the men and women who live at Fox Run retirement community who tend to 38 garden spaces where fresh vegetables, fragrant herbs, and colorful flowers are grown all summer long. John Barbay, who moved to Fox Run from Birmingham, MI, in 2004, co-chairs the Garden Club with his neighbor Peg Quigley. "I have been gardening since I was 12 years old," John says. "I have a lot of experience." This season, John grew green beans, eggplant, green peppers, and lots of juicy...

Fox Run Precinct Has Highest Voter Turnout in Oakland County, MI

Jul 22, 2014
NOVI, MI (July 22, 2014) -- The Fox Run retirement community voting precinct in Novi, MI,  has the largest voter turnout of any precinct in Oakland County. Residents are proud of this distinction and are looking forward to voting in the upcoming August 5 Primary and November 4 General elections. The Fox Run precinct marked a record 87 percent voter turnout in the November 2012 election. The precinct, which is designated Precinct #10 by the Novi City Clerk's Office, has a total of 919 registered voters. Six voting booths are brought into the precinct on election days. Geri Angel, chair...

Fox Run's Continuing Care Earns Top CMS Rating

Jul 22, 2014
NOVI, MI (July 22, 2014) -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has given  the Continuing Care neighborhood at Fox Run retirement community its highest Five-Star Quality Rating. CMS created a Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily and to help identify areas about which people may want to ask questions.  It contains quality of care information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country, including more than 17,000 nationwide.  The Continuing Care neighborhood at Fox Run excelled in Health Inspections, Quality Measures and Staffing for an...

Fox Run's Doris Fell is a Logistically Pragmatic Community Service Volunteer

Jun 2, 2014
NOVI, MI (June 2, 2014) - Doris Fell's retirement logistical pragmatism is helping her remain an active volunteer in southeast Michigan. A lifelong community service worker, she is now using the second bedroom in her Fox Run apartment in Novi as an office to work on her volunteer and nonprofit board duties. Fell volunteers as a home missionary for the American Baptist Church, and she has been a member of the Detroit Baptist Union for about 15 years. She also serves on the board of the MetroHealth Foundation, an organization that provides grants to small inner-city clinics. She has been...

Growing From Within: Dining Careers Take Shape at Fox Run

May 5, 2014
NOVI, MI (May 5, 2014) -- Fox Run retirement community's dining services department provides jobs to dozens of local high school students. Many of the students work as servers in the community's four on-site restaurants, which serve 1,000 meals to residents and employees every day. Fox Run has promoted five former student servers to management positions within the dining services department. Raquel Kassab became the service manager at the Fireside Restaurant, Rojxhi Tuxhari was promoted to Fireside dining supervisor, Amanda Rhode is the new service manager at Signatures Restaurant, Joe Coffelt was promoted to supervisor of the Hunt Club Café...

Grandfathers Build a Grandfather Clock to Benefit Fox Run's Benevolent Care

Apr 15, 2014
NOVI, MI (April 16, 2014) - Eight grandfathers are now building a vintage grandfather clock at Fox Run retirement community to benefit the community's Benevolent Care Fund. They have been working on the grandfather clock in the community's Hobby Shop for the past month and hope to complete it by May 1. The grandfather clock weighs 75 pounds and is 81 inches high, 28 inches wide and 16 inches deep. It is made of cherry wood and will have a medium brown finish. It has precision German-made mechanisms. The Fox Run residents work in sporadic shifts. They are now sanding...

Public Invited to Attend Monthly Parkinson Support Group Meetings at Fox Run

Mar 21, 2014
NOVI, MI (March 21, 2014) - The public is invited to attend Parkinson Support Group meetings that are held the first Tuesday of each month at Fox Run retirement community, 41000 Thirteen Mile Road in Novi, MI. The meetings, which are free, are held from 3 -4 p.m. in the Ascot Club House (2 nd Floor Music Room). They are open to individuals with Parkinson and to caregivers For more information contact Ruthann Lapham, Social Worker, at Tel: 248-668-8633.

Fox Run Residents Now Making Model Railroad of Novi's Pere Marquette Line (circa 1950)

Feb 18, 2014
NOVI, MI (March 1, 2014) - Members of Fox Run retirement community's model railroad club in Novi, MI,  are now constructing a miniature replica of the Pere Marquette railroad line (circa June 1950) that still runs through Novi on the same tracks originally laid in about 1875. The club is also making models of Novi buildings from that year. They have mapped out different cities in the area such as Plymouth and Milford and have researched photographs of that era to assure accuracy in design. The double-track railroad line consists of HO-scale trains that comprise four locomotives and 200 cars...

Fox Run Partners with Walled Lake Continuing Education

Feb 12, 2014
NOVI, MI (February 12, 2014) -- Fox Run retirement community in Novi is now partnering with Walled Lake Continuing Education to provide enrichment classes to its residents. There are three different courses being offered: Spanish, Beginner Computer Classes and Intermediate Computer Classes. The class schedules are as follows: Beginning Spanish: Every Monday for eight weeks. Beginner Computer Class (held in the Ascot computer lab): Every Saturday for eight weeks. Intermediate Computer Class (held in the Ascot computer lab): Every Thursday for eight weeks.