Friday, November 11, 2011
Ammons’ service to the community includes leadership on the Wake County Planning Commission, Raleigh Greenway Commission, and Raleigh Bicentennial Commission. He is a founder of Greystone Baptist Church and has served on several legislative study commissions, as a member of the volunteer fire department, and as a trustee of Mars Hill College. Jud and his wife Jo Ellen are benefactors of Mars Hill College, Meredith College, NC State University, the Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, and numerous other charities.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
The most patriotic holiday of the year is fresh on everyone's minds, especially here at Springmoor. Just recently our community gathered together to honor veterans, residents and staff, with a great daylong celebration.
The day began with a scrumptious feast, prepared by our very own food service department and served by the administrative staff, with everyone decked out in their finest red, white, and blue. The festivities then spilled out past the planted eagle sculpture
and under the shelter of an enormous tent in the front parking lot.
Grateful for the tent, everyone was seated underneath, just as the torrential rain began. Milbrook High School ROTC posted the colors
and our crowd joined together in the singing of the National Anthem. Resident Lou Mallia recounted his very special and emotional visit to Washington, D.C. earlier in the year as part of the Triangle Flight of Honor,
no doubt echoing the sentiments of our other residents that were fortunate enough to make the trip as well.
Bagpipe music ushered in a patriotic medley, followed by a roll call of hundreds of resident and staff veterans. Those present were recognized, in addition to those no longer with us. Lieutenant General Charles Bagnal, USA Ret., and Chaplain Colonel Bill Bagnal, USA Ret., wrapped up the ceremony, followed by a moment of silence and singing of God Bless America.
The rains didn't put a damper on anyone's spirits, as everyone headed under the shelter of the main entrance to enjoy ice cream and the music of Razzama Jazz.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
That's the total number of years Springmoor staff has dedicated to our close knit community. If that number sounds high to you, you're absolutely correct. Turnover in the retirement industry is typically around 67%, whereas here at Springmoor, it's only 34%...half of the industry average.