June 15, 2022

The Fremont Senior Living Celebrates Juneteenth with Employees and Residents

Category: Senior Living

Author: Jamie Sosna, Business Office Director

One of Arrow Senior Living’s Core Values is “I consistently and firmly advocate for fairness.”  This value was born of a belief in the power of a diverse community of people working together and a desire to celebrate our unique differences. Arrow prides itself in always striving for the common goal of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At The Fremont Senior Living, we stand firmly in the belief that, regardless of individual differences, we all deserve to thrive in a space that values the work we do and the worth of everyone. Our goal is to create a culture that employees can rely on to be equitable and fair. So, to honor that goal, during the week leading up to June 19, 2022, we will be celebrating the Federal Holiday of Juneteenth with our employees and residents.

Juneteenth marks the day when federal troops arrive in Galveston, Texas, the last corner of the United States, to ensure all enslaved people are freed. Today, Juneteenth honors the end of slavery in the United States. To kick off the celebration, on Friday during Happy Hour, we will be having traditional red soda and tea cakes. In celebration throughout the week, we will be creating a living flag where residents, staff, and visitors can fill in the colors. Next to the flag we plan to hang a copy of the decree ending slavery, as signed by President Abraham Lincoln. We will also have some fun word searches and trivia games during the week.

The Fremont Senior Living in Springfield, MO offers senior villas, 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. Centrally located less than two miles from Mercy Hospital and Cox Medical Center South with convenient access to major shopping centers, including Farmer’s Park, James River Town Center, Primrose Marketplace, and the Battlefield Mall.

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The Fremont Senior Living

1520 E Bates Street

Springfield, MO 65804

Arrow Senior Living serves and employs individuals of all faiths, regardless of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or handicap, except as limited by state and federal law.

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