How to Throw a Community Theme Party

Throwing a theme party begins with identifying a theme and settling on branding. Next comes scheduling the event, booking entertainment, hiring vendors, and promotion. ELM Lifestyle Directors suggest sample themes: A Night in Paris, High-School Reunion, and a Chili Cook Off, to name a few.

Trailmark, an Auction, and a Braille Library

The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind is the beneficiary of Trailmark’s Silent Auction fundraiser this November. Lifestyles Director Lynzi Chambers is getting the word out about donations, and already, contributions include gift baskets, rounds of golf, tickets, rentals, and a Greek dinner for four.

Vitalia’s Win-Win Collaboration

Vitalia Lifestyles events are more and more becoming a collaborative effort between the Lifestyles program and special-interest community clubs. The result of this collaboration is increased event and club publicity. Ultimately, it means more opportunities for Vitalia residents to connect to, engage with, and enjoy community life.

4 Tips to Boost Event Attendance

Boost attendance at your community event by following these four tips: tailor the theme of the occasion to your resident demographic; provide all the relevant details easily, early, and widely; and decorate a common area 2-4 weeks ahead with the party/event theme.

New Kid on the Block

Under the direction of Regional Manager Wesley Hunt, Evergreen Lifestyles Management is taking on northeast Florida’s newest properties. Groundbreaking management software and dedication to knowledgeable and professional practices is helping to set it apart from other companies and gain a foothold in the region.

Amelia Walk: Back in Bloom

Bankruptcy left the north Florida coastal community of Amelia Walk stalled and untended. Evergreen Lifestyles Management took it on in 2014 and, under the leadership of Wesley Hunt and Jennifer Erickson, and the participation of AV Homes, has turned the community around. New homes are selling again. Landscaping has been revitalized, a new entrance installed, and the Amenity Center refreshed. The expanded Lifestyles program draws eight to ten times the number of residents that it did in pre-ELM years. It’s a community that is back in bloom.

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