Tallgrass Creek
Reviewing the 121-page booklet A History and Story of Tallgrass Creek are (clockwise from left) Larry Hanna, Dennis McCurdy, Bill Converse, Carol McCurdy, Debbie Williamson, Max Evans, and Jean Janecek.

The group above is part of Tallgrass Creek’s Writing Club and wrote A History and Story of Tallgrass Creek, which was distributed during Tallgrass Creek’s ten-year anniversary celebration.

Other contributors not pictured include Jim Crumpler, Clara Franz, Deanna Marquette, Linda Schur, Flossie Shattuck, and Jim Hanson.

Tallgrass Creek
Jim Neihart tunes up with chime in hand as he prepares to teach the hand chime choir he started at Tallgrass Creek.

When Jim Neihart moved to Tallgrass Creek, it didn’t take him long to do what he does best: share his longtime passion for music. Since he already had a set of hand chimes, Jim decided to start a hand chime choir, something he had done before.   

Tallgrass Creek
Tallgrass Creek resident Jane Watts (left) and Personal Moving Consultant Nancy Worthington share the merits of the Erickson Realty and Moving Services with residents planning moves to Tallgrass Creek later this year.

Before moving to Tallgrass Creek a few months ago, Jane Watts made an important decision.

“I decided to use Tallgrass Creek’s recommended realty and moving services, which simplified my move immensely,” says Jane.

Highland Springs
Highland Springs provides career opportunities and growth.

If you’ve visited Highland Springs in the past ten years, chances are you’ve met Susanne Du’Ley, who began working at the North Dallas community’s front desk in 2007.

“I’ve had the opportunity to see Highland Springs grow,” says Du’Ley. “There was only one residence building when I first started working here. Now the community is home to nearly 1,000 residents.”

Highland Springs
Sharon Brown is at home in her spacious Endeavor-style apartment at Highland Springs, the Erickson Living community in North Dallas.

When Sharon Brown moved from San Diego to Highland Springs, the Erickson Living community in Dallas, Tex., it wasn’t the first time she’d made the cross-country move.

“I lived in Dallas for 20 years before I retired and moved to San Diego to be closer to my mother,” says Sharon, who worked as a buyer for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, which has its headquarters in Dallas.

Fox Run
Geri Angel recently received certification from the Novi Ambassador Academy. She is pictured here with City Manager Pete Auger.

Geri Angel recently received certification from the Novi Ambassador Academy, an eight-week course designed to teach citizens all about the inner-workings of the city and its government.

Fox Run
Army nurse Emily Kresge took part in an Honor Flight with her fellow veterans at Fox Run.

Last fall, a group of seven military veterans from Fox Run took a very memorable trip to Washington, D.C. The residents participated in an Honor Flight coordinated by a nonprofit organization that honors veterans with trips to our nation’s capital. There, they spend a day visiting the memorials and monuments.

Fox Run
Personal Moving Consultant Kristine Kluge says home sellers can get a jump on the spring real estate market by listing their houses in March.

Temperatures could still be chilly in Michigan in March, but as far as the real estate market is concerned, spring has already sprung.

Many people think the prime time for spring home sales starts in April. But if you want to get a jump on the spring market—and increase your chances for a successful sale—the time to list your house is now.

Eagle's Trace
Staff from Eagle’s Trace attend an awards dinner for companies on Houston Chronicle’s 2017 list of top workplaces.

Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living community in West Houston, was named to the 2017 Houston Chronicle’s list of top workplaces.