Cypress Cove Events
June 6, 2022
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The Worldwide Travels of the Pettichords

By Cypress Cove Resident Marcia Goldberg Ken and Pat Pettichord take you on a whirlwind tour of countries and experiences while telling of their lives prior to landing at Cypress Cove in July 2020. Both were born in the State of Washington, Pat in Seattle and Ken in Pullman, on the Idaho border. Their high-school […]
May 17, 2022

Things To Do in Fort Myers When Friends and Family Visit You at Cypress Cove

When people retire to Florida, friends and family are bound to visit. That doesn’t end when they move to Cypress Cove. Thanks to the maintenance-free lifestyle, they now have even more time to enjoy quality experiences when their loved ones visit beautiful Southwest Florida. We checked in with two residents who have a regular stream […]
May 10, 2022
Cypress Cove residents Schmitts with grandaughter at graduation from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland

An Architect of Multiple Achievements

By Cypress Cove Resident Robert Runck Those who have lived in or visited Fort Myers for a number of years recall the aging downtown. You might be interested to know that Cypress Cove resident Chuck Schmitt played an important role in the later revitalization of that area. Chuck, an architect, was responsible for the historic […]
March 24, 2022
Cypress Cove Florida Retirement Cancer Survivor Bettie Phillips

Bettie Phillips’ Medical Journey Supported by Faith and Hope

By Cypress Cove Retired Public Relations Coordinator, Ed Stransenback Dale and Bettie Phillips moved to Fort Myer’s Gateway area from Maryland in 1991 for, as Bettie notes, “all the reasons that most of you came to Florida … retirement, warm weather, golf, beach, and to enjoy a life of vacation after years and years of […]
March 2, 2022
Senior Community Resident Profile Marcia and Rabbi Jim Ruddin

Resident Profile: The Remarkable Life of Rabbi James Rudin

By Cove Currents Resident Marsha Addis A Rabbi, a Minister and a Priest Walk into a Bar… James (Jim) Rudin and his wife, Marcia Kaplan Rudin, moved from New York City to Sanibel Island 18 years ago. After living at Punta Rassa Condos for the past four years, they joined us at Cypress Cove in […]
February 2, 2022
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Resident Story: Marlene Mackey’s Lifetime of Nursing and Adventure

By Cypress Cove Resident Donna Miceli Marlene Mackey always knew she wanted to go to college. At one time, she thought she might want to be a reporter—like the woman she admired who wrote for the local paper. “It was unusual to have a woman reporting the news back then,” she recalled. However, when the […]