Category: Out & About

October 15, 2018

Boca Goes Green for the Cure in 2018’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of dementia, and accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases and is not, in fact, considered a normal part of aging. It currently affects millions, including over 200,000 people under the age of 65 years old. The Fountains of Boca Ciega […]

October 8, 2018

Boca Goes Green for the Cure with a Week Long Green Bench Celebration

Celebrating the 101st Anniversary of The World Famous St. Pete Green Benches and preparing for the Walk to End Alzheimer's, Mr. Dick Holmes partnered a couple special events with Palms of Pasadena Hospital and the Alzheimer's Association to celebrate with a cause! On Monday, October 1st at 1:00pm, the Mayor of Pasadena gave a dedicated […]

April 30, 2018

U.S. Navy Veteran of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay Takes Honor Flight

Channel 8 News recently published a video feature of veterans in Clearwater Florida taking an honor flight to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, April 24th 2018. To view the segment please click here. Nearly 80 passengers boarded a plane in Clearwater, Florida last Tuesday, and they all had one thing in common – their service to […]

March 14, 2018

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay Supports Local Girl’s Journey to the Special Olympics

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay and Watermark for Kids have driven another child's passion, this time galloping through new educational terrain in means of horseback riding and pure happiness. Elizabeth Backman, 17, loves horseback riding and it has played an important role in her growth as a young adult. Watermark for Kids has sponsored […]

May 5, 2017

Dining Out For Life

On Thursday, April 27th, 2017, thousands of people around the Tampa Bay area went out to dinner for a great cause. Certain restaurants participated in Dining Out For Life where a generous portion of their proceeds from the day's meals were donated to Empath Partners in Care. This, first of its kind fundraiser, has raised […]

December 16, 2016

Holly Trolley Jolley Ride!

Hang on to your knickers, The Fountain's went on one amazing ride! Every year, we do the holiday lights tour at the famous Lake Park Estates neighborhood, where almost every single house is decorated and the nightly event is sponsored by Hospice. The last few years have been a little difficult to see with our bus […]

September 27, 2016

Thanking our Local Heroes

Pay it forward is a phrase used to convey the passage of good deeds onto others after receiving your own. The Fountains is grateful for all of our local heroes - firefighters, paramedics, police officers - and we wanted to show our appreciation and pay it forward for all of their kindness by creating care […]

June 10, 2016

An Extraordinary Glamping Trip

We braved the indecisive weather and spent a night “Glamping” at Westgate River Ranch, located near Lake Whales, with residents from The Inn and The Gardens and an awesome team of five associates! This type of glamorous camping makes all other camping seem drab! With plush mattresses inside a canvas covered tent, comfortable furniture, a […]

April 25, 2016

A Historical Trip Downtown

We host many Watermark University classes in-house, but that's not all we're limited to. This past month, we took a trip with our Inn and Gardens residents to the Dunedin History Museum for a class on-the-go. The museum contains approximately 2,000 artifacts, 2,500 photographs and a library containing 200 volumes of local and Florida History. […]

September 10, 2015

Dinner Night Out

Every week residents of The Fountains enjoy a delicious meal amongst friends at a local restaurant. This week, by request, we decided to try out a barbecue restaurant. Our bus driver, Pat, joked that no barbecue sauce was to make its way back onto the bus. So we walked in with a huge roll of […]