Monthly Archives: June 2015

Primrose of Marion Announces New Sales Director

Primrose LogoIMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2015

MARION, OH – Primrose Retirement Community of Marion has hired Dana Hanif as Sales Director.  In this capacity Hanif will oversee all sales and marketing efforts, as well as public relations events and professional outreach, for the independent and assisted living community.  She began her duties on June 11th.

Dana Hanif

Dana Hanif

Hanif, a graduate of Eastern Michigan University, is a former Boys and Girls Club Director, Marion Senior Center Activities Coordinator and Marion Star Advertising Sales Representative.  Primrose has been on her radar for quite some time.  “I knew I wanted to work here the first time I walked into the community.  When the opportunity came, I jumped at the chance,” Hanif said.  “I just love the involvement I have with the community, staff and families that I come in contact with,” she added.

“Dana is a wonderful addition to our team,” said Primrose Executive Director Sandra Rowe.  “She brings with her years of experience in customer service and sales, and has certainly shown a passion and great enthusiasm for our residents.”

Primrose Retirement Community of Marion, located at 1550 Wellness Drive, consists of 36 Independent Living apartments, 32 Assisted Living apartments, and 12 Townhome Villas.

Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C., headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota, provides high-quality independent and assisted living communities across the country and specializes in personalized services and resident-focused care.

For additional information, please contact Dan Smilloff, Communications Manager, at dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.

Primrose of Mishawaka Announces New Director of Nursing

Primrose LogoIMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 29, 2015

MISHAWAKA, IN – Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka has hired Rebecca Alexander-Labroi to be their Director of Nursing.  In this role, she will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Judy Hoese, manage the nursing staff.  Alexander-Labroi, who began her position as Director of Nursing on May 26th, will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Rebecca Alexander-Labroi

Rebecca Alexander-Labroi

Alexander-Labroi has an MSA in non-profit business management from Notre Dame University, and in 2009 she graduated with honors from the accelerated BSN program at Indiana University at South Bend.  She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education from Indiana University in Bloomington.

“It is not every day that you meet people who can inspire you, encourage you, and challenge you to do your best work,” Alexander-Labroi said.  “Primrose has provided me with a work environment that allows me to be, and to lead, a team of exceptional nurses.  Collectively, that changes lives,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka is located at 820 Fulmer Road.  Expected to open in 2015, the community will consist of 36 independent living apartment homes, 40 assisted living apartment homes, and eight townhome villas.

Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C., headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota, provides high-quality independent and assisted living communities across the country and specializes in personalized services and resident-focused care.

For additional information, please contact Dan Smilloff, Communications Manager, at dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.

Primrose of Mt. Pleasant to Celebrate Grand Opening

Primrose LogoIMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2015

MT. PLEASANT, WI – Primrose Retirement Community will be hosting a grand opening celebration to introduce their new retirement community to the Mt. Pleasant area. The public is invited to a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 11th at 3:00, followed by an open house which will include self-guided tours of the community, refreshments, musical entertainment and door prizes.

“I believe Primrose is exactly what Mt. Pleasant and surrounding areas have been waiting for,” said Executive Director Tracie Minorik.  “This is the place to sit back, relax and enjoy life, and it is wonderful to be part of a company that truly provides seniors with the retirement lifestyle they deserve,” she added.

Primrose of Mt. Pleasant, located at 1775 N. Newman Road, consists of eight townhome villas, 36 independent living apartment homes and 40 assisted living apartment homes. Floor plans are available in a mix of one and two-bedroom options. Residents enjoy an array of inviting common areas and amenities, such as a wellness center, pub and billiards/game room, chapel, business center, movie theater, bistro, and outdoor gazebo.  The multi-million dollar project was financed by BMO Harris and is owned and operated by South Dakota-based Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C.

Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C., headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota, provides high-quality independent and assisted living communities across the country and specializes in personalized services and resident-focused care.

For additional information, please contact Dan Smilloff, Communications Manager, at dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.