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Renovation completed

September 4, 2015

commons cropped and resizedRenovation of the lower level Commons and adjacent hallways, offices and restrooms began this spring and other than the movable wall and a few more art pieces, was completed on schedule in late August.

The Commons has been expanded to create options for multiple spaces. Included are improved sound technology with a hearing loop, four new screens and projectors, as well as updated lighting and new round tables. With several French doors, the spaces can be closed for meetings and presentations.

Larger more accessible bathrooms have also been added. 

Several offices off the Commons were relocated in order to expand the Ageless Art Center, and more usable space will be created for the Lapidary Room.

Read more about this and other Master Site Plan projects.

Dr. Joel Cler to Speak at Evergreen

Knee Replacement Surgery

August 27, 2015

How are your knees holding up? Any bothersome little twinges or aches that have become more and more painful? Now might be the time to learn about the advancements made in knee replacement surgery through the use of cameras, computers and special training with the potential for shorter hospital stays, less pain and a faster recovery.

"Knee Replacement Surgery with Computer-Assisted Technology"
presented by Aurora orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joel Cler, M.D.
Thursday, September 10
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
Evergreen Commons
A light box-lunch-to-go will be provided.
Please make reservations with Theresa at 920-237-2128 by September 7.

ArtsCore Program at Evergreen

Residents learn from UWO students

August 17, 2015

Art and music students from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh have been spending time this summer at Evergreen. 

Through a cooperative program, UWO art student interns have been working with residents to create a variety of projects while experimenting with different types of art. And two music programs led by UWO student interns have offered residents the chance to sing in a choir or play the Hand Chimes.

No experience was necessary and talent was optional! But being part of a group is fun and both residents and students have definitely learned.  See and hear what this program meant to the interns.

Come join us as the season closes with an Art Show and Concert this week.

UWO Art and Music Finale
Wednesday, August 19
6:45 pm
Evergreen Commons

Resident's Story Told

Gordon Raddatz featured

July 24, 2015

Evergreen resident Gordon Raddatz grew up on a dairy farm in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and eventually took over the family milk supply business. His story was featured in the "Extra" July, 2015 edition of Reminisce magazine.

During an interview conducted by his son Wesley Raddatz, Gordon reminisced about his days on the farm and how a "milk strike pitted neighbor against neighbor and friend against friend" during the Great Depression. Gordon spent 70 years in the dairy business and "graduated from riding cows to running his own truck route ... supplying milk to the White House Milk Company and A&P food stores nationwide."

Congratulations Gordon on a long and successful career, and thank you for taking the time to share your story with readers of Reminisce!

Bring Your Boat!

Partnership with Spellman's Marina

July 24, 2015

Evergreen has a new partnership with Spellman's Marina. Residents who own a boat will now be able to dock or store their craft for a discounted rate at the near-by marina. Spellman's is located on the Fox River just across the Oshkosh Avenue bridge.

And Evergreen will provide free transportation back and forth between our campus and the marina.

So bring your boat and enjoy the local waterways!