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Amazing Marathon Insights

April 7, 2017
A Real Marathon? When people first discover that Garden Spot Village organizes and hosts a marathon every year their first reaction is typically disbelief: “a real marathon?” A full 26.2 mile marathon is the last thing people expect from a retirement community, but then, Garden Spot Village isn&rsquo...
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Swipe Out Hunger

March 28, 2017
At Garden Spot Village, the core value of service flows through every aspect of life, including dining. Recently, Garden Spot Village residents began to donate unused meal dollars to fund a community meal through a Swipe Out Hunger campaign. When Colleen Musselman, director of life enrichment, realized a national Swipe...
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Intergenerational Learning

March 23, 2017
Each winter, Garden Spot Village partners with Hinkletown Mennonite School (HMS) to host Enrichment Clusters for their students. For the past 12 years students have learned to knit and crochet, with ladies who love the craft. For HMS, the partnership allows an out-of-the-classroom learning opportunity, which addresses their goal of educating...
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New Beginnings

March 17, 2017
I recently participated in new employee orientation. At the outset, I wondered why it would take three full days to learn about Garden Spot Village and the various Garden Spot Communities. As I walked in the very first morning and CEO Steve Lindsey greeted me, I realized that orientation was...
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