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Holiday Season Recap

The Holiday Season is one of our favorites here at Evergreen Lifestyles Management. Our communities in Southwest Florida are seasonal for the most part. During the end of the year our communities are full of residents, some of which are here away from their extended families. Our goal is to make our residents feel part of a larger family in their communities. This is one of the main reasons why we offer so many holiday events.

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Winter Holidays at Victoria Park

At Victoria Park, the Evergreen Lifestyles Management team likes to bring families together for the holiday season with lots of events and activities bringing the spirit of the season alive! The festivities included viewing Frozen (in costume), lots of fun at The Nutcracker holiday event with treats and games, and Dinner at Santa’s Workshop!

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Fall Festival at Solivita

The annual Fall Festival at Solivita has gotten bigger and better every year, with this year’s event being no exception! On November 4, 2017, the 16th Annual Fall Festival brought 3,500 in attendance!

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New Twist on Back to School Bash – Just add Color!

Evergreen Lifestyles Management’s team at Bellalago and Isles of Bellalago in Kissimmee, Florida, took their annual “Back to School Bash” and added all the colors of the rainbow for the first ever color paint party with 200+ people in attendance!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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