After celebrating our anniversary in grand style last month, we are anxiously awaiting to hear if we were selected for our 15th consecutive year as the winner of the Memphis Most Award for the Best Retirement Community by readers of the Commercial Appeal. Until then, let’s get ready for the annual Fall Festival Hot Air Balloon rides here on our beautiful manicured sixty acres. This spectacular event is just one reason why Kirby Pines has been selected as the best retirement community year after year.
We will start the month off with several photo shoots to capture each resident for an updated pictorial directory. Make your appointments early for your October 4th, 5th or 6th portrait sitting. Another fun event scheduled for October is the return of the Resident Rummage Sale. Tables are available for this fun event in the PAC by notifying Allison or Liz in the Life Enhancement office.
Then shortly after the middle of the month, an announcement and tour of the newly renovated Laurel Lane building will be held. I think you will all be pleased with the new colors, finishes and appliances selected for this latest renovated edition to our campus.
If great food is more to your liking, be certain to sign up early for this month’s Night of Exquisite Cuisine. Always a popular feast, residents and guests fill the Iris and Tradition dining rooms to full capacity as they enjoy a spectacular meal prepared by Mark Simpson and his team of chefs.
October 28th is National Make a Difference Day, and we all have the ability to do something small that makes a difference in someone else’s life. You can volunteer here at Kirby Pines to assist someone in one of the four healthcare areas; or in the Blossom Shop; Library; by assisting the Marketing Team welcoming new residents; or simply by thanking the staff who help make Kirby Pines the Best Retirement Community in our tristate area!