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Annual Fundraiser

“Franke’s Follies” is an annual auction event which began in 2006. Proceeds go directly to our senior community outreach programs, such as the Pt. Defiance~Ruston Senior Center, Senior University, and our community Wellness Program. To inquire about corporate sponsorships of this popular event, please contact Shelley Harris, Director of Philanthropy at 253-756-6297, or by email,

Celebration of Life Event

As a part of our tribute and memorial program, we hold a Celebration of Life event each January to honor the memory of those residents who have passed away in the previous year.  All are welcome at this event, which is held on campus.

Donor and Volunteer Appreciation Event

Each April, we celebrate our generous donors and volunteers with a party. Our donors and volunteers are important and cherished members of our community. For information on this event, please contact Nalani Brown, Philanthropy Coordinator at 283-756-6327, or by email,