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Immediate Press Release…Busy Bees

February 10, 2021

The Busy Bees at Brightmore of South Charlotte

Charlotte, NC — (2/10/2021)

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They are called the “Busy Bees” and, as the name suggests, they have been busy!In fact,this group of crafty individuals collectively knitted over 100 hats in 2019 and even more in 2020.

This skilled group of residents at Brightmore of South Charlotte most recently participated in the 2020 “Share the Love” event at The Pavilion Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For example,The Busy Bees created lap quilts for several patients of the facility, which is located on the same campus with Brightmore of South Charlotte.

The Busy Bees engage in several craft endeavors, but are mainly known for their knitted caps that have been generously given to multiple individuals and organizations. Most recently, the Busy Bees have been knitting approximately 25 caps per week to send to the Martin Truex Jr.Foundation to provide support for those receiving chemotherapy. Knitted caps have also been sent to elementary schools, Native American reservations in South Dakota, local hospitals, and missionaries in Alaska.

“A common reason our residents choose community living is the sense of belonging it brings,” says Life Enrichment Director, Anna Jordan. “It’s easy to find a group of friends with shared interests; and if your interests are giving back to your community and creating wearable art, the Busy Bees are for you! These residents have a passion for giving back to the community and it shines through their creations.

The ‘Bees’ are constantly finding new charitable organizations to partner with, both in the greater Charlotte area and across the country. Our community is so proud to have residents with a heart for giving!”

Located near the Ballantyne Community, one of the fastest- growing zip codes in the United States, Brightmore of South Charlotte provides a vibrant retirement lifestyle. Here, residents can choose from a number of independent living rental apartment home floorplans, take advantage of the financial flexibility of zero entrance fees, and enjoy numerous amenity options for active living.

Additionally, Brightmore of South Charlotte offers peace of mind with multiple levels of support and care available right onsite. Residents have priority access to The Terrace at Brightmore, offering assisted living and memory support, and The Pavilion, a Liberty Health and Rehabilitation facility, providing continuing care options should the need arise.

Brightmore of South Charlotte, which includes The Terrace, is a Life Plan Community located in Charlotte, NC that offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Support, and Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Services. To learn more about Brightmore of South Charlotte and the services they offer, contact Brigitte Rinaldi, or visit

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Brightmore of South Charlotte & The Terrace at Brightmore

10225 Old Ardrey Kell Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277