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Greenspring Celebrates Diversity at Annual Expo

November 12, 2019

Springfield, Va. – November 12, 2019 – Greenspring, a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living, celebrated its rich diversity last month at the "Around the World" Expo.

Hundreds of staff and residents attended the annual event, where they enjoyed food from around the world, entertainment and prizes. Featured performances included dancing in Bollywood and Bhangra traditions, as well as dancers and drummers from the KanKouran West African Dance Company and a Latin bachata followed by engaged audience participation.

An interactive postcard station encouraged attendees to take a photo and post it on a postcard, where then they wrote about what diversity meant to them. The postcards were displayed for all to see, share and discuss.

"Greenspring is fortunate to enjoy a very diverse population," said Chandra Kumar, Executive Director at Greenspring. "Each day, we are proud to bring together residents and staff from all different backgrounds as one unified community. The Expo was an incredible opportunity to celebrate our differences and enjoy learning from one another."

About Greenspring: Greenspring, one of 20 continuing care retirement communities developed and managed by Erickson Living®, is situated on a scenic 58-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia. The non-profit community of more than 2,000 residents and 1,000 employees is governed by its own independent board of directors which is supported by National Senior Campuses, www.nationalseniorcampuses.org. The board provides long-term financial security and operational oversight for the residents. Additional information about Greenspring can be found at www.GreenspringCommunity.com.

 

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