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When Carol Roycroft joined the team at United Methodist Retirement Homes in 1988, Croasdaile Village was only a vision that was still 11 years and a lot of planning away from becoming a reality. The community, which officially opened its doors to area seniors in 1999, has never seen a day without Roycroft leading the sales and marketing team. In a few months’ time, that will all change.
Today, immigration stories make expansive negative news headlines. Seldom are there heartwarming tales about immigrants who strive to become American citizens. Every Friday morning and afternoon, qualified immigrants are ceremoniously inducted as citizens of the United States at the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Office in Raleigh. These immigrants come from the world over, seeking a better life in America.
The Rusty Pipes, composed of close to 25 retirees at Croasdaile Village, perform several times a year in their own community as well as various churches and senior centers. (Pictured) The Rusty Pipes band rehearses on Mondays at the cottage of Kathy and Lex Silbiger to prepare for events such as the Croasdaile Village Field Day. "While we welcome audiences, we play mostly for our own enjoyment and well-being," Kathy says.