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The Classic at Hillcrest Greens Hosting Grand Opening Celebration
Date: Sep 16th, 2015 9:28am


Ben Taylor

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens, 2455 Sawgrass Place in Altoona, Wisc., will host a grand opening celebration Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, from 1 to 4 p.m. 

The new senior living community is on the grounds of the former Hillcrest Golf & Country Club. It includes 99 rental apartments for people 55 and older — 63 designated for independent or assisted living residents and 36 for memory care residents.

The public is invited to the grand opening celebration, which will feature tours, door prizes, music and hors d’oeuvres.  Visitors are asked to bring a canned food item for donation to the Altoona Compassion Coalition Food Pantry.

Locally owned Rooney Properties is the developer of the Hillcrest Greens, and Heartland Contractors, a Rooney company, is the builder of The Classic, which is managed by Ecumen.  Ecumen, based in Shoreview, Minn., is one of largest non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services in the nation.

The community is adjacent to more than 65 acres of public park, with 6,000 feet of frontage on Otter Creek (a Wisconsin Class II Trout Stream), 3.5 miles of bike and walking trails and sidewalks, three ponds and park amenities that include a playground area, a pavilion, basketball court, pickle ball court, and a putting/chipping green.

The Classic has numerous common spaces including a spa/salon, exercise/yoga studio, bistro, chapel, game room and a two-story lounge area with a view overlooking a wooded area and bluff.  Located on the former Hillcrest Golf & Country Club, The Classic senior complex is part of the Hillcrest Greens master-planned neighborhood, an intergenerational development that also includes single family housing, bay homes and townhomes on more than 178 acres of pristine woodlands and scenic rolling hills.

“The Classic has openings for Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments,” said Community Relations Director Natalie Robarge.  “We encourage potential residents to reserve early to get their preferred apartments.” 

For more information, call the sales office at 715-839-0200 or visit the website at  Or stop in for a tour.

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Thank you for providing this

Thank you for providing this Beautiful Facility in Altoona. You have created a New Atmosphere
that can be enjoyed by everone, Some only looking at it and saying, WOW! Sharing your Classic
with the Community is greatly appreciated. Ray L. Henning