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Third Annual “Look Who’s Dancing” Event Raises Funds to End Hunger, Homelessness

Morningside Retirement Community Sponsors Fundraiser for Third Consecutive Year FULLERTON, CALIF. – Feb. 15, 2017 – The third annual “Look Who’s Dancing” dance competition presented by Fullerton-based Pathways of Hope raised more than $49,000 at its recent event. For the third consecutive year, Morningside of Fullerton retirement community supported this nonprofit’s efforts to fight hunger… Read More »

Morningside Continuing Care Retirement Community Offers Free Creative Writing Class

FULLERTON, CALIF. – Morningside continuing care retirement community in Fullerton, California, is now offering a free creative writing class open to the public every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Morningside is located at 800 Morningside Dr. Taught by June Edwards, a longtime journalist, professional writer and creative writing instructor, the class is part of the North… Read More »

No Child Left Behind

Retirement Community Grants Holiday Wishes for Crittenton Kids FULLERTON, CALIF. – Residents and staff of Morningside in Fullerton, Calif., held their sixth annual Angel Tree gift drive for Fullerton-based Crittenton Services this week. More than 150 Christmas gifts for abused and neglected children and teens were purchased and wrapped by the community as part of… Read More »

Morningside Named “Water Hero” By City of Fullerton

Fullerton, Calif. – Morningside retirement community, located in Fullerton, Calif., has been named a “Water Hero” by the City of Fullerton city council. The community was honored at a recent council meeting for its indoor and outdoor water conservation efforts during the critical stages of the California drought. Mayor Jennifer Fitzgerald and Hye Jin Lee,… Read More »

New Executive Director Named at Morningside Retirement Community

FULLERTON, Calif. – Richard Nordsiek, a lifelong resident of Anaheim, Calif., has been named executive director for Morningside, the continuing care retirement community in Fullerton, Calif. As executive director of Morningside, Nordsiek serves as head of staff with complete oversight of the community, including the planning, performance and review of all departments and operations. He… Read More »

Fifth-grade Story Angels Descend on Morningside

FULLERTON, Calif. – Armed with iPads provided by the Fullerton School District, more than 90 fifth graders filmed residents of the Morningside retirement community in Fullerton, Calif., on Friday today to create permanent, digital biographies for the seniors. The fifth graders from Laguna Road School in Fullerton are the first to participate in the district’s… Read More »

Pickleball, Short-Game Golf Course Coming to Morningside Retirement Community

FULLERTON, Calif. – Golfers at Morningside, the award-winning continuing care retirement community in Fullerton, Calif., will soon be teeing it up on their own pitch and putt golf course. The community kicked off the start of construction for the “Links at Morningside” with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new golf course, which will feature six… Read More »

Morningside Continuing Care Retirement Community Residents Beat the Heat, Wrap Up Sports Competition

FULLERTON, Calif. – What else do you do when it’s 105 degrees? Throw an ice cream social! Residents of the Morningside continuing care retirement community in Fullerton, Calif., recently enjoyed ice cream and all the toppings as part of the “closing ceremonies” for Morningside’s annual Sports & Games Competition. Awards were distributed to the winners… Read More »

Puppy-Sitting For a Cause

Morningside Residents Give New Meaning to “Caregiving” FULLERTON, CALIF. – At 74 and 73, child-rearing is a distant memory for Morningside residents Jan and Janet Pearce. But puppy-sitting to help train assistance dogs for wounded vets, seniors, disabled children and adults? It’s part of their desire to help others and gives new meaning to the… Read More »

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