Monthly Archives: May 2017

Primrose of Lancaster Hires New Executive Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 10, 2017

LANCASTER, OH – Primrose Retirement Community of Lancaster has hired Tracy Billingsley to be their Executive Director.  She began her duties on March 22 and in this capacity, Billingsley will oversee the day-to-day operations of the community.

Tracy Billingsley

Tracy Billingsley

Billingsley graduated from Hocking College and brings senior living experience in dietary management, sales, life enrichment, and administration with her to Primrose.  “I always like to look at a company’s core values and mission statement, and I was excited by what Primrose is doing for their residents,” Billingsley said.  “What excites me the most is to see those core values being played out in how we treat our residents and our employees now that I am working here,” she added.

The Primrose of Lancaster Community, located at 1481 Wesley Way, consists of 10 townhome villas, 36 independent living apartment homes, and 32 assisted-living apartment homes. There are also 24 memory care apartments currently under construction that are expected to be open in the spring of 2018.

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

Primrose of Appleton, Wisconsin to Break Ground May 23rd

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 16, 2017

APPLETON, WI – South Dakota based Primrose Retirement Communities has announced plans to begin construction on a 110-unit community in Appleton that includes assisted living, independent living, and memory care apartments as well as 10 townhome villas.  The public is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, May 23 at 11:00 a.m. at the building site, located at 5715 N. Meade St. in Appleton.

The multi-million dollar project is expected to be open in the fall of 2018.  It will be built by Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc. and is being financed by Investors Community Bank.  When open, the retirement community expects to employ approximately 50 people.

Primrose Retirement Communities, LLC, headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota, provides high-quality independent living, assisted living, and memory care communities across the country which specialize in personalized services and resident-focused care.  Founded in 1989, the mission of Primrose Retirement Communities is to create a happy and healthy living environment for seniors.  From the opening of the first Primrose community in Aberdeen in 1991, Primrose has grown to include over 30 locations in 16 states.

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