March 29, 2022
National Mom and Pop Small Business Owner Day celebrates small business owners every year on March 29th. Our economy couldn’t run without small, locally owned mom and pop businesses. Not only do they provide jobs, they also create economic growth, have positive influences on local communities, and make our communities diverse and vibrant.
Here at Rock Creek Senior Living, we understand these businesses spend countless hours nurturing and growing their enterprise but, all in all, they love what they do, just like we love what we do in healthcare. To celebrate National Mom and Pop Day, we had our department heads choose a small business of their liking and celebrate the day with them. They celebrated by leaving google reviews, posting about them on social media, and doing what we call a CFU, aka a Creative Follow Up. We are thankful for each of them and loved celebrating their day with them.
Cheyenne Norem, Executive Director
Deanna Nair, Resident Services Director
Robert Gilbert, Plant Operations Director
Leona Harkins, Director of Wellness
Jenna Larson, Memory Care Director
Nikita Knapp, Operations Coordinator
Shavonne Gulley, Senior Living Coordinator
Coy Penning, Culinary Director
Ziggi’s Coffee Shop
Brown Dog Bakery
Uptown Food & Beverage Co.
Ankeny Historical Society
Steven’s Mobile Welding Service
If you are in the neighborhood, take a minute to check these businesses out! Our community wouldn’t be what it is without them, and we are so grateful they here!
Rock Creek Senior Living in Ankeny, Iowa offers independent senior apartments, assisted living, and memory care with a variety of services and a range of floor plan options. Amenities include restaurant dining, 24-hour bistro, concierge service, housekeeping, events and entertainment, personal care, transportation services, and more. Nestled in the Boulder Brook Park subdivision just north of 5th Street, residents of Rock Creek enjoy a close connection with the surrounding neighborhood with tree-lined walking paths that connect directly to local family homes; just minutes away from local shopping and attractions.
September 23, 2022
Being organized can help you feel happier, healthier, and more relaxed, while disorganization can lead to an increased stress level and depression. Clutter leads to heightened stress levels. So, not only is decluttering office spaces and storage rooms a relaxing task, but it can also provide a better understanding of inventory and space requirements. When […]
September 2, 2022
Labor Day is often considered to be the unofficial “end of summer” holiday but is actually an effort to recognize American workers. It was first celebrated in New York City in 1882 and signed into law as a legal holiday by President Grover Cleveland in 1894. Rock Creek Senior Living will be recognizing this 140th […]