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Ozarks Live Host Joy Robertson Speaks at Creekside

Creekside values the relationships made with families of Community Members. This week, Joy Robertson, the daughter of a former beloved Community Member, Whitey Robertson, came and presented to our community. Joy has been on Springfield televisions since 1997, anchoring the nightly news for 15 years, then with the Food Channel and the popular tv show… Read More

Creekside Donates Trees to Marshfield Senior Center

The “seeds in our minds” were planted last April, however the trees were planted this winter. Actually, two trees were planted at the new Senior Center in Marshfield, which were donated by Community Members from Creekside. Why would Creekside donate trees to Marshfield? The answer has to do with the seed “planted in the minds”… Read More

“I like the Ozarks. I’m the Greek Hillbilly Now.”

Manoli Savennas visited Creekside and shared his story of how he went from growing up on the small island of Rhodes, Greece yet ended up calling Springfield, Missouri home. Manoli was the son of a farmer and one of seven children who grew up in one-room house with no electricity or running water. His mother… Read More

1992 Bronze Medalist Visits Creekside

The 2018 Winter Olympics are in full swing and the Community Members are enjoying watching all the events, with skating being their favorite. Creekside decided to kick off the games with an Olympic themed party in the dining room at the Lodge. The guest of honor was a former Bronze Medalist in Volleyball who happens… Read More

Elvis Was In The Building

Ringing in the New Year is a huge event for some people and not a big deal for others. This year at Creekside the New Year‘s Eve Event was a HUGE success to everyone! The reason for the overwhelming success was not champagne, noise makers, or the stroke of midnight. The pinnacle of the party… Read More

Zoo Brings Eagles for a Visit

Recently, Creekside had two very special guests. The Dickerson Park Zoo brought a bald eagle and a golden eagle for Community Members to see. The presenters brought out the eagles one at a time—the regal birds perching on their arms as the presenter gave facts about each kind of bird. Community members learned that bald… Read More

Opa! Greek Dancers Entertain Creekside Community.

St. Thomas the Apostle Orthodox Church in Springfield has hosted a Greek Festival every year for the last decade. They have Greek food, Greek music, and (of course) Greek dancing. This year, the dancers came to Creekside for an afternoon of music and dance. They explained the music, and spent over an hour introducing the… Read More

Creekside Continues Support of Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, nonprofit organization based in Springfield. The goal of the organization is “to bring help and hope to those who are impoverished, hungry, and hurting.” Convoy serves both Stateside and internationally through feeding initiatives, community outreaches, and disaster response. They serve with excellence, and are recognized by many secular entities…. Read More

Creekside 30 Year Anniversary Fundraiser for Ambassadors for Children

When the team at Creekside started talking about our thirty year anniversary, we wanted something different, not just a party. We wanted to do something that would make a difference for someone. With the help of three of Creekside community members Anne Henry, Cathy Carrelton and Deb Stratman as part of our fundraising committee, we… Read More

Better Than the Easter Bunny!

When the month of April rolls around each year some of the things that come to mind are Easter egg hunts, baskets, dying eggs and of course the Easter Bunny. This year in April, a different kind of bunny visited the Community Members at Creekside! A lovely young lady, Anna Lang, brought her beautiful Angora… Read More