The Fountains celebrates 100th anniversary of green benches: The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay — an independent living, assisted living and memory care community — hosted a celebration in honor of the 100th anniversary of the famous green benches on Sept. 30. The Fountains agreed to host the event at the request of Dick Holmes, former mayor of South Pasadena and current resident at The Fountains. Holmes donated a green bench he owns to be placed by the pond in front of the community.
Westminster Shores opens newest facility: Westminster Shores recently opened its newest facility, Bay Breeze. The active senior living community in St. Petersburg's Bahama Shores neighborhood will welcome more than 40 residents to the $18 million building. Bay Breeze features 40 waterfront apartment homes on Tampa Bay's Little Bayou, with floor plans from 1,221 to 1,694 square feet. Each residence has a balcony with water and campus views. For information call (727) 867-2131.
LongHorn Steakhouse Director of Operations recognized nationally: Dan Rose, director of operations for LongHorn Steakhouse, has been presented with the company's top leadership honor, the Director of the Year award. He was selected from more than 60 directors nationwide. This is the fourth time Rose has received this recognition. Rose oversees nine LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants, including Largo, Port Richey, Winter Haven, Palm Harbor, Lakeland and three Tampa locations.