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Volunteers of America now accepting reservations at The Colonnade of Estero, the newest Full-Service Life Plan Community in the area

2019-11-05T10:19:32-05:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Volunteers of America, the non-profit parent organization of Cape Coral’s Gulf Coast Village, is now accepting reservations and offering signup incentives at The Colonnade of Estero, a brand-new senior retirement community and the first full-service, Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Estero. Choose from more than a dozen spacious apartment home floor plans in the [...]

Kevin Ahmadi wins ENPY award as ‘Nonprofit Executive of the Year’ for 2019

2019-10-14T17:10:06-04:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Kevin Ahmadi has been named Nonprofit Executive of the Year through the Cape Coral Community Foundation’s Excellence in Nonprofit Performance Yearly (ENPY) awards program. Ahmadi is area director of operations for Volunteers of America, a national nonprofit, faith-based organization with a growing presence in Southwest Florida. In his role, Ahmadi oversees Gulf Coast Village, Cape [...]

Gulf Coast Village, Volunteers of America honored by national organization as a ‘Great Place to Work’

2019-03-26T21:11:46-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Great Place to Work Institute has honored Gulf Coast Village and its parent organization, Volunteers of America National Services, with certification as a “Great Place to Work.” Gulf Coast Village, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2019, is the premier Continuing Care Retirement Community in Cape Coral and offers a range of residential options, [...]

High school volunteers donate time, make friendships at Gulf Coast Village

2018-08-27T19:00:28-04:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Forty Southwest Florida teenagers spent a portion of their summer break volunteering at Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral, offering a valuable helping hand to staff while forming intergenerational friendships with residents. Collectively, the high school students tallied more than 1,000 volunteer hours in Gulf Coast Village’s Life Enrichment activities program, helping lead interactive, enjoyable [...]

Volunteers of America announces construction of The Preserve, a new senior living and care community in Fort Myers

2018-02-09T11:30:13-05:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Volunteers of America, the non-profit parent organization of Cape Coral’s Gulf Coast Village, has broken ground on The Preserve, a new state-of-the-art skilled nursing and assisted living community in Fort Myers. The Preserve addresses Lee County’s growing need for skilled nursing, transitional care and assisted living in southwest Florida, and offers 75 private rooms to [...]

Gulf Coast Village hosts expansion celebration at Palmview, New Assisted Living and Memory Support Residences in Cape Coral

2017-05-17T18:31:22-04:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village hosted a ribbon-cutting expansion celebration to officially open Palmview, a new assisted living and memory support residence in Cape Coral. Local dignitaries, business and health care professionals joined Gulf Coast Village employees and Volunteers of America leaders during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 11. Palmview is part of the Gulf Coast Village [...]

Cape Coral pastor takes on the Appalachian Trail

2017-04-10T12:45:55-04:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

 Gulf Coast Village’s Pastor Tom Hafer begins six-month journey for faith, fitness Pastor Tom Hafer, director of spiritual services for Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral and ordained minister with Volunteers of America (VOA), will begin a 2,190-mile journey along the Appalachian Trail, beginning April 24 at Springer Mountain in Georgia and concluding October 15 at [...]

Gulf Coast Village Foundation raises more than $3,400 for Gulf Coast Village’s The Village Chapel Haiti mission trip

2016-11-08T14:59:10-05:00July 5th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Gulf Coast Village Foundation, with the help of Gulf Coast Village residents and employees and community supporters, has raised more than $3,400 to support the Village of Hope mission trip to Haiti. Village of Hope is a Christian fundraising organization committed to supporting programs and ministries that promote excellence in education, spiritual growth and [...]

Senior citizens zoom into wellness at Gulf Coast Village’s Eighth Annual Wellness Expo on March 30

2016-11-08T14:59:21-05:00March 16th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a continuing care retirement community in Cape Coral, invites the public to join a day of fun and fitness at its Eighth Annual Wellness Expo on Wednesday, March 30 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Gulf Coast Village Auditorium. The theme of this year’s event is a “Zumba – Move to [...]

Gulf Coast Village hires Jill Waruszewski as administrator for home care services

2016-11-08T14:59:34-05:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village has welcomed Jill Waruszewski as the new administrator for home care services for the Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral. With 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Waruszewski will now oversee all areas related to private duty Home Care by Gulf Coast Village. These services include personalized in-home [...]

Gulf Coast Village appoints new assistant director of nursing, Kimberly Roth

2016-11-08T14:59:52-05:00August 3rd, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village has promoted Kimberly Roth, R.N. to assistant director of nursing for its Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral. Roth brings more than 19 years of experience working in the field of post-acute healthcare and possesses extensive knowledge in the Minimum Data Set (MDS) process as well as Quality Improvement and [...]

Gulf Coast Village and Volunteers of America commission new minister, Bob Inkenbrandt

2016-11-08T14:59:53-05:00July 16th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, and its sponsoring organization, Volunteers of America, have welcomed Bob Inkenbrandt to his new role as minister for the organizations. Inkenbrandt joined Gulf Coast Village as music director in 2012, became assistant minister to Rev. Tom Hafer in 2014 and was recently commissioned [...]