Calendar Of Events

Golf & Dinner BenefitParticipate in the 30th Annual Golf and Dinner Benefit

Monday, July 10, Lunch: 11:15 a.m. • Shotgun Start: 12:30 p.m. • Dinner: 5:30 p.m.

Swing into fun when you attend Cedar Crest's 30th Annual Golf and Dinner Benefit on Monday, July 10 at the Janesville Country Club located at 2615 West Memorial Drive.

Registration begins at 10:45 a.m., followed by a lunch buffet at 11:15 a.m. in the terrace room. Soft spikes shoes are mandatory and lockers and shower facilities will be available for the day to all golfers.

The practice range is available beginning at 11:00 a.m. and golf will begin with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Complimentary soft drinks will be provided during golf, and alcoholic beverages may be purchased from the bar.

A beef filet dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and afterwards, spouses and guests of golfers and non-golfers are cordially invited to join us for our relaxed evening activities, including a silent auction. Attendees will also have a chance to win $50,000 or a car!

Golfers have the opportunity to sign up foursomes, which are limited to the first 24 paid foursomes. The registration deadline to schedule a group of four is June 30. We are happy to pair you with other golfers to complete a foursome.

In addition, available sponsorships include: Hole Sponsor ($250), Corporate Sponsor ($500), Patron Sponsor ($1,000), Major Sponsor ($5,000), and Platinum Sponsor ($10,000). Sponsors will be acknowledged through signage the day of the event, in the printed program, and in the comfort of knowing their contribution will provide much needed services for many senior residents in our community.

If you cannot join us for golf, we invite you to consider participating in one or more of the following: attending the dinner, sending a monetary gift, or an individual sponsorship. Every tax-deductible donation is gratefully accepted.

Be sure to align you plans so that you can attend our 30th Annual Golf and Dinner Benefit. For more information, call Kim Rebarchek at 608-373-6302 or email krebarchek@cedarcrestnet.com. Thank you for your support of this worthwhile event!

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Tom Laughlin Presents American Barn Stories

Friday, July 21, 2 p.m.

Help keep a famous American symbol relevant when you attend Wisconsin TV Producer Tom Laughlin's presentation on American Barn Stories. The era of wooden barns is transitioning from being part of an active farming scene to becoming historical relics. Tom will capture and portray the stories behind these rustic shelters and highlight the important roles they play.

Having been immersed in the subject for many years, Tom has produced TV programs about old American barns. With the help of Wisconsin Public Television, these shows aired on PBS stations across the country in 2006 and 2007. "American Barn Stories & Other Tales From the Heartlands" is the latest in the series. Tom will play a video of the program and will also conduct a Q&A session.

As long as these iconic structures still stand, we can relive their history and illustrate their tales. Be a part of the story when you make a reservation.

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Cedar Crest presents…

Dementia Questions? We Have Answers.

Featuring Bonnie Nutt, Programs & Advocacy Manager for the Alzheimer's Association - South Central Wisconsin Chapter

Thursday, August 24, 2 p.m.

The presentation will include an overview of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, including common questions patients and family members ask. We will also provide tips for self-care while caring for someone with dementia.

Guests will also have an opportunity to learn about Cedar Crest’s Memory Care suites expansion, increasing from 12 to 24 units. Carefully planned daily programs and activities provide socialization and structure, while helping residents feel a sense of independence and value.

Private resident suites feature a private bath and are decorated with personal items.

Services offered include:

  • Three home-cooked meals and snacks daily.
  • Medication management and healthcare assistance.
  • Daily assistance with bathing, grooming, and dressing.
  • Additional individualized support services.
  • 24-hour staff assistance.

Visit Cedar Crest on August 24, and learn more about dementia, Alzheimer’s and Cedar Crest Memory Care. To register and for more information, call Ben Reese at 608-373-6304.

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Cedar Crest Has Joined The Fight to End Alzheimer’s

Saturday, September 30, Registration: 8:00 a.m. • Ceremony: 9:00 a.m. • Walk: 9:30 a.m.

Cedar Crest Retirement Community has teamed with the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

The 2017 Rock County Walk to End Alzheimer’s is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 30. Participants will meet at the Riverside Park – Harry C. Moore Pavilion Park Shelter located at 1240 Riverside Drive, Beloit. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., followed by a ceremony at 9:00 a.m. The walk kicks off at 9:30 a.m.

While there is no fee to register, we encourage participants to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness. When you participate in the walk, your fundraising dollars fuel the mission to end Alzheimer’s disease and your participation in the event helps to increase the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in our community. The Alzheimer’s Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support to help participants reach their fundraising goal.

Every registered participant will receive a T-shirt after achieving the fundraising minimum of $100. Unless otherwise communicated, T-shirts will be available for pick up on the day of the walk. Those who partake in this event will also be given a wristband. Each registered walker with a wristband will receive a Promise Garden flower. Please choose the color that best represents your connection to the disease.

Blue represents someone with Alzheimer's or dementia

Purple is for someone who has lost a loved one to the disease.

Yellow represents someone who is currently supporting or caring for someone with Alzheimer’s.

Orange is for everyone who supports the cause and vision of a world without Alzheimer’s.

If you are unable to participate in the walk, consider volunteering on the day of the event. Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, cleanup, registration, water stops, Promise Garden, the T-shirt tent and so much more. All interested volunteers should visit the Volunteer Page for more information about event day roles and responsibilities. If you cannot join the Cedar Crest Team or volunteer, consider showing your support and help us reach our goal by donating to the team. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

For more information, please call Sara Neumann at (608) 449-9638 or send her an email at Sneumann@alz.org. You can also visit The Cedar Crest Team.

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Cedar Crest events are usually located on the Terrace Level of the Independent Living apartment areas. It's for your convenience that we recommend you park close to the apartment buildings. There is a surface parking lot connected to the apartments. It can be reached via the first driveway on your right if you are coming from the North (via State St.), or the third driveway on your left if you arrive from the South (via Kellogg Ave). Watch for blue/green flags near the designated driveway. NOTE: GPS systems will route you to the Main Entrance of the Skilled Care Center. Parking near that area will require you to walk farther to the event site than using the convenient access off the apartment parking lot.