Family Thanks Crane’s Mill Concierge for Thwarting Scammers

We recently received the letter below and a link to this article on senior scammers. We are proud of our efforts and glad these scammers could be stopped.

“Our parents were independent living residents until their death in March 2017. In Dec., 2016 approximately, their address was being used by their caregiver, who played a minor role in a scam. Joyce at the front desk noticed the unusual packages arriving for them, notified the appropriate people, and the police were able to make an arrest. My sister sent this article, which reminded us all of the incident. We wanted to thank and praise Joyce again for her astute intervention. My father always said that she was very sharp – his ultimate compliment. This article made us realize how unusually fortunate we were. Thank you.”

Feet in the Street: Walk to Help Those in Need

Feet in the Street 2018

Lutheran Social Ministries of NJ (LSMNJ) invites your participation in “Feet in the Street” a fun walk for transitional support for homeless individuals in Camden. LSMNJ is taking the steps to raise awareness and raise dollars to help 1 person – 1 hurdle – at a time. We hope you will take a step with us by registering to walk as an individual or create a team.

The FEET in the STREET Walk is family-friendly. We encourage corporate groups, youth groups, and families to join us as we walk to raise awareness and end homelessness and hunger.

Help us take the next step and gather a crowd. Please e-mail pictures of your team’s feet to feetinthestreetlsmnj@gmail.com. The more creative the better; like us on Facebook and Instagram and watch for your feet!

WHEN

Saturday, September 8, 2018
(This is a Rain or Shine event)

WHERE

Challenge Grove Park
Brace Road & Bortons MIll Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
(Challenge Grove Park is  family friendly with playgrounds and restrooms)
Directions

WHAT

Fun walk

SUPPORTS

Transitional support for homeless individuals in Camden
1 person – 1 hurdle – at a time

Through a new program of transitional services we help people meet individual challenges as they struggle with the hurdles of homelessness:  Identification, Housing, Transportation, Employment, Health, and Nutrition.

The Feet in the Street walk will support a new program of one to one transitional support for the homeless individuals in Camden. The homeless population face many hurdles as they struggle to claim their lives and move forward. The funds from this year’s walk will help people to overcome these hurdles one person – one hurdle – at a time.

  • $5 bus fare
  • $24 non-drivers ID
  • $15 copy of birth certificate
  • $75 court filing for expungement of a criminal background
  • $100 to cleaned-up for an interview (hair cut & clothes)
  • $3,000 for CNA training

SCHEDULE

8:30 a.m. – Registration opens

9:30 a.m. – Opening ceremonies & walk begin

REGISTRATION

There is no registration fee. Each walker is asked to raise a minimum of $25 to receive a T-Shirt.

To register, simply fill out the form below:

Today is National Vanilla Ice Cream Day!

Today we celebrate the go-to flavor for ice cream lovers everywhere! Here’s the scoop on this fun holiday:

Chocolate is too obvious. Pistachio is too green. Rum Raisin is too alliterative. That’s why today, we celebrate the smooth, straightforward, stalwart ice cream flavor of choice of millions: vanilla.

Vanilla ice cream is rumored to be created, or at least made popular, by our third president Thomas Jefferson. Having picked up the recipe in France, Jefferson brought the indulgence with him to the new colonies and the rest, as they say, is history. While this may or may not be a bonafide fact, it is fun to give credit to a founding father of our country to also have founded this sweet churned treat.

How will you celebrate National Vanilla Ice Cream Day–with a cup, cone, or perhaps another less conventional ice cream delivery method? Let us know by sending an email, and we’ll be sure to share our favorites right here on the Crane’s Mill Blog!

Join Us for An “Apartment Spotlight” – Thursday, July 26th

For one day only, Crane’s Mill is shining the spotlight on some of its most desirable independent senior living apartments.

The Morris Floor Plan - 2 bedroom, 2 bath with den, one of three featured apartment homes.

The Morris Floor Plan – 2 bedroom, 2 bath with den, one of three featured apartment homes.

You’re invited to tour three distinct, move-in ready homes and have your questions answered at this special event.

We have a limited number of completely renovated apartment homes. Each one is available for immediate occupancy or to customize to your specific wants and needs, providing everything you desire in a brand-new space with the warmth and comfort of home.

Thursday, July 26
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

RSVP today! Call 973-298-4060 or click here to send an email.