Category: Lifestyles

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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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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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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Have a Heart!

In February, Vitalia at Tradition’s Lifestyles Director Leslie Boehlert planned a Valentines contribution event called Have a Heart Initiative. With her team of volunteers, she invited Vitalia residents to donate gift items for Adult Day Care seniors at nearby Port St. Lucie’s Council on Aging. Resident response was generous and heart-warming. Members of several of Vitalia’s clubs hand-made gift items, including lap blankets, doily angels, socks, and adult bibs. The seniors who received the gifts were so happy that Leslie has decided Have a Heart will be an annual event.

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A Night Under the Stars

Giselle Rodriguez and 10 Lifestyle staff created a Valentine’s red-carpet masquerade dance for community residents of Bellalago, Kissimmee. The ticketed event was sold out. The venue: the pool deck of the Isles of Bellalago amenity center. The entertainment: music and dancing hosted by DJ Billy Drysdale. The food: prime rib, bacon-wrapped chicken, sides, and shot-glass desserts. Clear-top tents, strings of light, elegant table settings, and candles floating in the pool transformed the space into a party place. 56 feedback cards turned in afterward held glowing praises: “Best event ever!”

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