August 2, 2013
On Tuesday July 23rd a group of residents, future residents, staff and friends of Garden Spot Village took off for Camp Converge in the mountains just outside Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Their mission was to begin construction of a missionary and guest house at the camp. Here are comments and a review...
June 26, 2013
Tuesday June 18th, 2013 at 4:00 a.m. a seven passenger club van left Garden Spot Village for a 3 ½ hour trip to Far Rockaway, New York (watch the video below).
Far Rockaway was hit hard during hurricane Sandy in the fall of 2012. Garden Spot Village has been sending teams of 7 to...
June 19, 2013
In my youth, I had great dreams like every other kid does. At the top of the list was one distinct dream: riding a “big kid” bike. Forget that tricycle, the scooter and the training wheels – I reached a point where I was ready to move on...
June 3, 2013
Minimum wage is $7.50 per hour. The average American salary is $50,000 per year. The value of volunteering? Priceless.
As Director of Volunteer Services at Garden Spot Village, Deborah Fast knows better than anyone else just how valuable volunteers really are. “Volunteering plays a central role in the life of Garden...
May 10, 2013
Welcome to the Garden Spot Village blog! If you review Garden Spot Village you’ll discover it’s a different kind of retirement community. The people who live here are full of vitality and they live with opportunity. They continue to work: some full-time - others part-time,...