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Hundreds Attend “Night in New Orleans” Gala at Riderwood

October 17, 2018

Silver Spring, MD -- Hundreds of residents, staff and guests at Riderwood, an Erickson Living retirement community in Silver Spring, MD, gathered together for the "Night in New Orleans" Gala.  The annual event to benefit the Benevolent Care Fund had a New Orleans theme this year. 

"What an amazing evening," said Executive Director Gary Hibbs.  "This event could not have happened without the wonderful staff from various departments who volunteered the weeks leading up to the event and on Saturday night.  This took a massive effort and a group of people with skills and talent to put together.  I thank everyone for sharing their gifts with everyone here at Riderwood."

The "Night in New Orleans" Gala included a delicious menu of bayou favorites, Mardi Gras style entertainment, and music from the Nitehawks band.

About Riderwood: Riderwood, one of 19 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living, is situated on a scenic 120-acre campus in Silver Spring, Maryland. The community is located in Montgomery County and is home to more than 2,500 residents. Additional information about Riderwood can be found at

Photo: Associate Executive Director Dee Dee Gray-Weaver having some fun at the Riderwood Gala  (Photos: Chris Taydus)