FFA CAMP - Saluda High FFA members attended FFA Camp at Cherry Grove last week. Pictured, left to right: State FFA VP Brandon Myers , Ashton Hallman, TJ Price, Whitney Wood, Samantha Nichols, Hannah Bowen, State FFA President Katie Martin , Justin Proctor, Devin Hipp, State FFA VP Kelly Coons.
Evin Whittle Hired as Wellness Director for Liberty
Senior Living’s Brightmore of South Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, NC, June 26, 2015 – Evin Whittle, who grew up in Saluda, has been hired by Liberty Senior Living as Wellness Director for their new, full-service retirement community, Brightmore of South Charlotte [www.BrightmoreofSouth Charlotte.com].
“We are delighted to have Evin on board to help create active and engaging wellness opportunities for our residents,” said Jerry Cooper, Director of Marketing for Liberty Senior Living.
Whittle manages the community’s state-of-the-art Fitness and Aquatics Center. He works directly with the residents to create personalized fitness plans, develops and runs a variety of fitness and wellness classes including Stretch and Flex, Balance Aerobics, Yoga and Circuit Training, as well as personal training sessions which enable residents to target specific wellness goals. The community will soon add water aerobics and arthritis aquatics classes which will be held in the indoor, heated swimming pool.
“Our goal is to work one-on-one with our residents to help them improve their overall health and wellbeing by building and gaining strength, flexibility and balance,” shared Whittle.
In addition to the on-site programs, Whittle leads residents in community wellness walks at different parks and greenways around the Charlotte area. He also organizes resident participation with different charity events including Relay for Life and the Susan G Komen walk in October.
A graduate of Winthrop University, Whittle previously worked as a wellness specialist at a senior community in Rock Hill. He has extensive experience in both personal training and rehabilitative services.
Brightmore of South Charlotte is a senior living community by Liberty Senior Living, part of the Liberty Healthcare Companies. Liberty Healthcare Companies are a family of independently operated health care providers. The company has served residents of North Carolina for nearly 150 years and currently serves more than 15,000 customers in the Carolinas and Virginia. Liberty Healthcare’s comprehensive services are designed to meet the evolving needs of seniors – from independent living communities to assisted living to short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing and memory care and homecare and hospice.