Community Socials » Community Socials
Written by Colleen Garland
May 31, 2011
Because of the cold weather here in Maine, we try to think of different resident functions that embrace the cold air instead of hiding from it. My property manager and assistant property manager decided to celebrate the holiday season with a traditional horse-drawn wagon ride through the community. We gathered all of our residents and had a holiday party inside a vacant apartment while waiting for the large Belgian horses to pull us through the snow. We snacked on hot cocoa and cookies while singing Christmas carols through the apartments. After the horses were tired out, everyone, especially the kids, took turns feeding the horses their favorites: carrots and apples. We also had a raffle to give out gift cards, poinsettas, wreaths, and snow-time related gifts. It was such a big hit, all the residents made sure we were going to have a repeat...
Summer Party » Summer Party
Written by Nephi Gomez
May 31, 2011
Our Summer Party consist of a Huge Water Slide, Dunk Tank, DJ System, Pie eating contest, big raffle and pizza and drinks are provided. All in all our residents keep coming back every year and talk about our great parties and activities we do for our residents. With our movie nights, haunted house, easter hunt, and card making days. We bring our community closer in being one of the best and funnest ever. Serengeti Springs is home.
Children-Friendly Events » Children-Friendly Events
Written by Guest
May 31, 2011
We had a "Going Bananas" party in the early summer. We peeled about 40 pounds of bananas and put them on a tarp for a "banana peel slip-and-slide" as well as having banana bread, virgin banana daiquiris, banana splits, and all sorts of silly banana-based games (like passing bananas on a spoon between teams, pin a banana on a monkey, banana-toss (like horseshoes), and even some competitions like building boats out of banana peels and duct tape, and then racing them across a small pool.)
Charitable Events » Charitable Events
Written by Jennifer Staniszewski
May 29, 2011
For the entire month there are events for the Relay for Life. We have a big yard sale so the residents can spring clean and all the proceeds go to Relay for Life. Then we have a craft sale and many residents spend time putting crafts together to sell. We usually have large participation and everyone celebrates at the walk. Great community involvement!! Win win for all!
Resident Appreciation Week » Resident Appreciation Week
Written by Rachel Brewster
May 28, 2011
This week we had events for every day of the week for our low income senior residents. Monday we had a safety fair. The local police department, emergency management and our security company passed out valuable information, along with extra prizes for the residents. Tuesday we had a health fair where we had several home health agencies, department on aging educated our residents on everything they have to offer, as well as providing lunch and prizes. Wednesday was our pamper yourself day. We had a local cosmetology school provide free manicures while a local massage therapist donated her time to give chair massages. Wednesday night we had an American Idol finale party where we watched the finale on the big screen T.V. A local agency donated ice cream floats for the event. Thursday the apartment staff, along with my children, provided...