Orange County Great Oaks Village Volunteer Day

On a humid Friday on the 19th of July in 2019, fifteen Evergreen coworkers came together to show some ELM…

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Bellalago 5K Love Run

We see no better way to kick off 2019 that with a “5K Love Run”! Our Bellalago community came together…

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Easter EGGstravaganza Across the State!

Across the state, the Evergreen Lifestyle Teams planned many egg hunts and spring carnivals to welcome the arrival of the Easter Bunny and the Spring season.

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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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Bellalago’s Annual Halloween Event

As our middle name suggests, Lifestyles is all about creating lasting memories as we offer the best events for our residents. Bellalago’s October 29th Halloween event was no exception. Evergreen welcomed 1,200 residents for the scary spooktacular HellaLago Tent of Terror! This year our theme was nursery rhymes and fairytales, along with witches, ghosts and zombies. With street entertainment from “Loud Live,” a bounce house, rock wall, trampolines, cotton candy, crafts, and oh so much candy, Bellalago has become the place to be on Halloween!

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