Southminster http://www.southminster.org An ecumenical, not-for-profit, retirement community in Charlotte, NC Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:43:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Residents Begin six-week Art Course http://www.southminster.org/residents-begin-six-week-art-course/ http://www.southminster.org/residents-begin-six-week-art-course/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:04:08 +0000 http://www.southminster.org/?p=2000 Artpic1WEBToday we’re heading back to school as we start our six-week course, Art for All, where we’ll learn the basics of drawing, painting, and more! Local artist, Laurie Sullivan, is teaching us all we need to know. Today she is showing us how to find lines and shapes to translate everyday objects into art.

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Colgate Singers Perform at Southminster http://www.southminster.org/colgate-singers-perform-at-southminster/ http://www.southminster.org/colgate-singers-perform-at-southminster/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:59:23 +0000 http://www.southminster.org/?p=1994 Colgate2On January 6th, we were honored to host The Colgate Thirteen, the third oldest collegiate A Capella group in the country. Each year the group travels 13,000 miles around the country singing at schools, retirement communities, sporting events, and on TV. We were fortunate to have the group visit before they traveled to Florida that evening.

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Holiday Tea and Tour Enjoyed by All http://www.southminster.org/holiday-tea-and-tour-enjoyed-by-all/ http://www.southminster.org/holiday-tea-and-tour-enjoyed-by-all/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:20:47 +0000 http://www.southminster.org/?p=1985 Group WEBThank you to everyone who participated in our Holiday Tea and Tour on December 18th! We had a big crowd of residents and visitors who filled our community with laughter and joy. Everyone had a great time. a special thank you goes to the residents who opened their homes for viewing, and we can’t say enough good things about the outstanding job our staff did in planning and hosting the event. The food and entertainment were superb!

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Southminster Wins McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Award http://www.southminster.org/southminster-wins-mcknights-excellence-in-technology-award/ http://www.southminster.org/southminster-wins-mcknights-excellence-in-technology-award/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:00:36 +0000 http://www.southminster.org/?p=1977 CharlieWe are so proud to be recognized as an Innovator of the Year in the third annual McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards competition!

We received the Bronze Award for our CATIE in-room communication and self-service program. Just one of the many ways we strive to provide our residents with the best services and enhanced care!

Click here to read more about how our residents use CATIE.

 

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Southminster Holds Identity Theft & Fraud Protection Program http://www.southminster.org/southminster-holds-identity-theft-fraud-protection-program/ http://www.southminster.org/southminster-holds-identity-theft-fraud-protection-program/#comments Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:46:23 +0000 http://www.southminster.org/?p=1912 Identity4 WEBToday Southminster held a program to teach seniors how to prevent identity theft and fraud. The program featured a panel of experts, including representatives from the Better Business Bureau, Elder Law, and the US Secret Service. We learned about Internet safety, scam prevention, and legal protection. After the program, there was a question and answer session followed by some food and fellowship.

 

 

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Southminster Holds Veterans Day Tribute and Breakfast http://www.southminster.org/southminster-holds-veterans-day-tribute-and-breakfast/ http://www.southminster.org/southminster-holds-veterans-day-tribute-and-breakfast/#comments Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:17:51 +0000 http://www.southminster.org/?p=1898 Veterans5 WEBToday we recognized and honored our resident Veterans with our annual Veterans Day Tribute and Breakfast. The Jr. ROTC from South Mecklenburg High School participated in the ceremony and presented each of our Veterans with a patriotic pin.

 

 

 

 

 

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Southminster to Open New On-site Medical Clinic http://www.southminster.org/southminster-to-open-new-on-site-medical-clinic/ http://www.southminster.org/southminster-to-open-new-on-site-medical-clinic/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:05:51 +0000 http://www.southminster.org/?p=1891
Dr. Thad Clements, MD

Dr. Thad Clements, MD

Today Southminster residents learned about a new Health Center clinic that will open on-site at Southminster next month. Dr. Thad Clements, MD, from Novant Health Prosperity Family Physicians, Southminster’s Medical Director, introduced the new clinic, which will offer a variety of quick, convenient medical services, including acute care, chronic disease management, and simple procedures. We’re looking forward to taking advantage of the clinic’s services!

 

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Southminster Celebrates Oktoberfest http://www.southminster.org/southminster-celebrates-oktoberfest/ http://www.southminster.org/southminster-celebrates-oktoberfest/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:50:45 +0000 http://www.southminster.org/?p=1884 Photo1 WEBHere are some pictures from our annual Oktoberfest celebration, which featured German fare, beer, wine, and entertainment by Carolina Camaraden. It was a beautiful Fall evening to spend with friends.

 

 

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Residents Visit National Whitewater Center http://www.southminster.org/residents-visit-national-whitewater-center/ http://www.southminster.org/residents-visit-national-whitewater-center/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:28:00 +0000 http://www.southminster.org/?p=1868 Whitewater1 WEBAn adventurous group of Southminster residents went to the U.S. National Whitewater Center yesterday where they enjoyed a leisurely walk around the park’s raging rapids. The day included lunch at the Center, as well as an optional zip line experience, which many in the group tried and found quite thrilling as they soared above the rapids!

 

 

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Southminster Residents Enjoying Fall Season http://www.southminster.org/southminster-residents-enjoying-fall-season/ http://www.southminster.org/southminster-residents-enjoying-fall-season/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:17:54 +0000 http://www.southminster.org/?p=1860 Corn Maze Group1WEBIt’s going to be another beautiful Fall day today! We’ve been enjoying getting out this month to enjoy traditional Fall activities. Here are some pictures from our outings to the Rural Hill Corn Maze and the Quail Hollow Middle School football game. We have a lot more to look forward to this month, including our upcoming annual Fall trip to Blowing Rock.

 

 

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