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Car Show and 1950s-Inspired Lunch Creates Memories for All Ages

July 25, 2017
In the weeks leading up to Thursday, June 15, Dining Services and Mountain View staff spent countless hours planning a menu, decorations and logistics, learning dance moves, finding antique cars and planning a party to delight participants from 17-97! The result? An outdoor, 1950s sock-hop inspired intergenerational lunch and car show,...
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An Adventure: Ben Shirk’s Sawmill

July 20, 2017
Bob Collins from Rose Court is a good friend. His wife Bernie was my wife Tina’s first friend here at Garden Spot Village and they remain close. We socialize together, go out to dinner and because Bob is a LOT handier than I am, when I am stuck...
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A New Community Takes Shape

July 13, 2017
The last days of the Outpost…..It took a while but as the weather heats up this 2017 summer, a new community has formed at Garden Spot’s Sycamore Springs.  Twelve homes (as I write this blog) in the community opposite Garden Spot Village’s main entrance...
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Planning For The Future

July 11, 2017
How are you creative? How are you innovative? These opening questions jump-started a day-long brainstorming session during the annual Garden Spot Communities Management Team Retreat in early June. Once a year, leaders of Garden Spot Communities, Garden Spot Village and Maple Farm take a break from the office and daily...
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Share The Road

July 5, 2017
I knew there were still buggies transporting Amish and Mennonite families in and around New Holland when I moved to Sycamore Springs in January. I just didn’t know there were so many. Early on, writing for the Ephrata and Lititz newspapers, I said I wanted to write a ...
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