CATONSVILLE, MD (December 13, 2016) -- Residents of Charlestown retirement community contributed $262,000 to their campus' Staff Appreciation Fund to show their appreciation to their hourly staff for jobs well done in 2016.
The money benefitted 945 hourly staff members from all departments, including Dining Services, General Services and Health Services. This fundraising drive among residents is done annually during the holiday season.
Charlestown, which has nearly 2,200 residents, offers extensive wellness and prevention programs, balance assessment and fall prevention programs, and Fitness and Aquatics Center.
Also, there are scores of resident-inspired and resident-led clubs, committees and interest groups in these categories: art; cards; computers & technology; dance; faith-based and interfaith; film, fitness and sports; games; gardening; investments; lifelong learning; music; literature, philanthropy; political awareness; theater; woodworking; and writing.
Charlestown is managed by Erickson Living.