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Our Meet the Residents series highlights the distinctive stories of those who call Vi home.
Good to Know Newsletter
Good to Know, issue #2
In all Vi communities, our dedication to the well-being of our residents remains our priority. Today, even amidst the new normal of the protocols established due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Vi team members are finding creative ways to care for the physical, mental and spiritual health of their communities.
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Cape San Blas
Vi partners with global hotel brands to provide jobs for displaced workers in hospitality industry amid COVID-19 pandemic
Vi has established partnerships with leading hospitality companies Hilton and Hyatt to provide much-needed job opportunities to workers who have experienced layoffs or been furloughed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Vi achieves Great Place to Work certification
For the second year in a row, TidePointe, a Vi community, is pleased to announce that all of Vi’s communities, along with the Company’s corporate office, have been certified as a great workplace by Great Place to Work®.
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TidePointe Mystery Tours
TidePointe residents love a good mystery … tour
In a community of social butterflies who are always up for a new adventure, it’s no mystery why TidePointe, a Vi Community’s signature “mystery” tours are so popular with its residents. When Lifestyle Director Joy Lawson puts the sign-up sheet for this monthly event outside her office, she knows there will be a waitlist by the end of the day. On these group excursions, TidePointe residents board the bus with no idea where they are headed or how they’ll spend the afternoon. “But we always know it’s going to be fun!” said resident and mystery trip enthusiast Jane Curry.
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Vi wins 2019 ICAA NuStep Beacon Award for “Best in Wellness”
Vi has won the 2019 ICAA NuStep Beacon Award, honoring the top 25 “Best in Wellness senior living communities in North America. This recognizes Vi as best-in-class for successfully fostering a wellness-centered environment to benefit all who live and work in their communities.
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SC BIZ News ranks Vi a best place to work in South Carolina
TidePointe, a Vi Community, receives Best Place to Work recognition for 2018
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‘It’s a labor of love’: Lowcountry cooking at Hilton Head’s TidePointe
“A little Creole, a little spicy old-world Gullah cooking, a lot of corn, shrimp and andouille sausage.” That’s Lowcountry cooking, according to TidePointe, a Vi Community’s new executive chef Jim McLain. Lowcountry cooking is a staple of the Hilton Head dining scene so Chef McLain knew it would need a prominent place on his menus at TidePointe. And he brings his passion for the cuisine to each dish he creates at the community.
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“We don’t collect cars; we drive cars”: all roads lead to TidePointe, a Vi Community
Liz and Lee Niner met at a football viewing party in 1964. Liz certainly made an impression, inadvertently blocking the TV the moment the Colts kicked a game-winning field goal. “It was hate at first sight,” joked Lee. That inauspicious beginning aside, they soon discovered many shared interests and one that’s particularly fascinating: British sports cars.
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Hilton Head Senior Living Community Celebrates 20th anniversary
Celebrating 20 years at TidePointe
With more than 300 TidePointe members and employees in attendance, the black-tie-optional celebration featured a red-carpet entry with a photographer and plenty of food and drink for everyone.
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30th Anniversary Rhonda Ashby inset
Employee spotlight: Rhonda Ashby, housekeeping manager
Caring for people comes naturally for Rhonda Ashby, who has been on TidePointe, a Vi community’s housekeeping staff for more than 20 years.
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Vi signature wine Luxus on the table with wine glasses and flower
Introducing Luxus: Vi's signature private-label wine
Wine has long been a staple in Vi’s food and beverage program. But until 2016, offering a wine that’s unique to Vi was a new concept.
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TidePointe, a Vi Community, sponsors at RBC Heritage — and gives back to the Hilton Head community
For the sixth year in a row, TidePointe was the official volunteer sponsor for the event. Dene Wilmot, sales director, says TidePointe’s sponsorship offers a unique opportunity to showcase its luxury lifestyle to those volunteering at the event — many of whom are local retirees who may be looking for a new home.
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Kevin Meredith
Our certified wine professional Kevin Meredith introduced new wine tasting program at TidePointe
Kevin Meredith has been the Director of Dining Services for TidePointe, a Vi Community, for 15 years. A certified food and beverage executive, he is responsible for the residents’ dining experience at TidePointe. We sat down with Kevin to learn more about his monthly event “Wine Down Wednesdays” and learn about his vast knowledge of wines.
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