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HallKeen Corporate Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

The Staff at the Norwood Corporate office enjoyed a wonderful day out of the office on Friday December 21st to celebrate the Holiday season.

The event was held at Four Points by Sheraton in Norwood, and the food was incredible. They provided passed appetizers to start, along with a butternut squash soup, and a mixed green salad. Our staff had the choice of a chicken, beef, or veggie dish for the main course, and the event ended with coffee, tea, and a variety of delicious desserts.

Everyone had a great time taking posing for photo in the photo booth area with fun holiday props!

The party also consisted of a Yankee swap, a raffle, and a holiday themed game as well!


The object of the game was to open a wrapped gift while wearing oven mitts! Each table of Hallkeen team members participated, and the deciding factor for who began was based on the first letter of their last name, or whoever had the closest birthday.

Once it was decided who would be the first to start, the person to their left rolled two dice until they rolled a double. Once that person rolled a double the gift was then passed on to that person. The process continued around the table and whoever was the first to reveal the gift, would then get to keep it!

The game was a huge hit and everyone had so much fun!!

We also had a pajama donation, and were able to donate 37 sleepwear outfits through our local Carter’s store to children in need! Carter’s was so grateful for HallKeen’s donation, and thanked our team for their great generosity!

Overall the Holiday party was a great success, and everyone had a blast! This year we are so grateful for our hardworking staff members, and hope that everyone enjoyed this holiday season and has a happy and healthy year ahead!!

Holiday Festivities Continue at HallKeen

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

We have had some really great outcomes at a number of our Communities most recent celebrations! Below are some photos and descriptions of different events put on for our HallKeen residents and staff members this Holiday season! 

Simpkins School Residents enjoyed their 4th Annual Resident Appreciation Holiday Party put on by Management. They enjoyed the evening filled with holiday music, laughter, raffles, community building and a delicious meal catered by The Casual Gourmet in Centerville!



The Connecticut IREM Holiday party took place on 12/13 in New Haven. Several HK staff members participated and also donated toys for 'Toy's for Tots' at the event.


There was a special recognition for Area Manager, Toni Hernandez, who won the 2018 IREM's Emerging Professional Award for the chapter! Congratulations Toni!


Below is a photo from The Coady School holiday party! The community had holiday music and delicious food! Residents had a great time!

We love seeing all of the wonderful events that our on-site staff members put on for our residents. If you have any photos or news to share from your community events please forward them to ebrady@hallkeen.com & bgee@hallkeen.com to be featured on our blog & in our Monday morning news letter!

Holiday Traditions Continue at Heywood Wakefield Commons

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

During the week of November 26 – 30, staff, residents and volunteers at Heywood Wakefield Commons turned their community into a winter wonderland!


Several residents came out for the “picture wrapping” activity on Monday, at which the pictures hanging on the walls throughout the common areas were wrapped to look like holiday gifts. Then on Wednesday, the tradition of decorating our Lounge Christmas tree continued.

Ornaments the residents had created back in July now grace that tree. The decorating was completed just in time for our annual Holiday Open House on Saturday December 1st. This event gave residents and staff and our families an opportunity to get to know one another as we enjoyed fabulous food from our kitchen and entertainment by Honky Tonk pianist, Gary Landgren. What a great start to the holiday season!

Woods at Wareham Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 05, 2018


On Saturday, December 1st, the Resident Service Coordinator at Woods at Wareham, Shakeila Perez along with members from Church in the Pines of Wareham collaborated on throwing a holiday party for the children at the property. At the party, children decorated ginger bread houses made out of gram crackers and white frosting and decorated their houses with a variety of candies. 



Additionally, residents made their very own holiday ornament to take home with them. Both parents and children of all ages attended the event. It was fun for all and residents can't wait for next year's holiday party!!!