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Methodist Retirement Communities Breaks Ground on $74 Million Development in League City
Future Residents, Staff, Local Dignitaries Commemorate Significant Milestone for The Crossings
“Excitement is continuing to build as Methodist Retirement Communities brings the area’s first true Life Care community to League City with the development of The Crossings. Over the next several months, we’ll begin to see everyone’s hard work and planning on this community take shape,” said Ron Jennette, president and chief executive officer of Methodist Retirement Communities. “Thanks to the support of our board members, community leaders, project developers and future residents, we’re able to reach this significant milestone in bringing a vibrant new lifestyle and full continuum of care to area seniors.”
A groundbreaking celebration will take place in the Crystal Ballroom at the South Shore Harbour Resort, located at 2500 South Shore Blvd., in League City at 2:00 p.m. There will be a dirt box present for future residents and invited dignitaries to ceremonially “turn the dirt.”
During the ceremony, Jennette will offer welcoming remarks, and League City Mayor Tim Paulissen will speak about the benefits The Crossings will bring to League City and the surrounding area.
The Crossings will consist of 116 independent living apartments, 34 assisted living apartments, 48 skilled nursing apartments and 24 memory support apartments, and will be the only Life Care option for seniors in the area.
In addition to continuing care on one campus, The Crossings will offer freedom from the burden of homeownership, which will allow residents to focus on what’s really important to them. Multiple casual and fine dining venues will be located on campus, along with a fitness facility, swimming pool and various activity centers to encourage a social and engaging lifestyle.
Construction on the community is anticipated to be complete in the fall of 2015. This new construction will bring more than 150 jobs to the area.
For more information on The Crossings, please visit the community’s website (http://www.mrcaff.org/
About Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC)
The Crossings is sponsored by Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC), a not-for-profit service ministry that has a volunteer affiliation with the Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Methodist Retirement Communities has provided senior housing and health care services in Texas for more than 50 years. Methodist Retirement Communities welcomes residents of all faiths and beliefs in the communities it operates throughout Texas, including in Bryan, Huntsville, Lufkin, Texarkana, League City and La Porte. Most campuses are full-service retirement complexes that provide a wide array of housing options for seniors. Additional information on MRC is available at www.mrcaff.org.