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There’s lots going on at Heron’s Key. Keep up with all the latest news and notes right here.


From Restaurants to Retirement Communities, Chef Lacours Has Done it All

Just over four years ago, Matthew Lecours was working as a district chef for Microsoft and then previously as an executive sous chef for the Seattle Mariners, traveling around the country for events such as the All-Star Game, World Series and Super Bowl. Matthew was then steered in the direction of retirement communities by his …

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Finding the Perfect Match

George Baker and Arliss Siebert lived in the same country club neighborhood in Olympia, Wash. They met unexpectedly when George was planning on attending a special event on a neighbor’s yacht, and his friend suggested he take his neighbor along. George gladly agreed to bring Arliss to the event and once onboard, the ship’s owner took …

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A New Life at Heron’s Key

     A letter arrived in the mail a little more than four years ago at the home of Ron and Lee Magid and, little did they know, they were about to consider a new home in Gig Harbor. The letter informed them of a new Life Plan Community coming to the maritime city of …

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The Woodshop Club

While Heron’s Key officially opened just several days ago, there were quite a few friendships that were formed long before this Life Plan Community opened. More than a dozen men formed a group called the Woodshop Club, a group in which attendees regularly meet to create various pieces of wood. The Woodshop Club, formed by …

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Emily Bonwich

Retired University of Missouri medical sociologist, Emily Bonwich is excited to be moving to Heron’s Key this summer. She’s wanted to move near Seattle to be closer to her family for some time now. After visiting a few communities with her son Steve, they quickly knew that Heron’s Key would be the perfect fit for …

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Heron’s Key is Officially Open!

The $145 million Heron’s Key, an amenity-rich Life Plan Community located in Washington’s historic maritime city of Gig Harbor, has officially opened its doors for residents. The stunning 18-acre community offers 184 beautiful independent living apartment homes and 10 charming cottage homes that range up to 1,800 square feet. Penrose Harbor, Heron’s Key’s on-site healthcare …

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HAPPINESS: THE BEST MOTHER’S DAY GIFT

Sari Dahl, daughter of Selma Rattner, could not be more thrilled for her mother to make the move to Heron’s Key this summer. “We’ve been planning for this move for about four years, and we can’t believe the date is just a few months away,” Sari explains. It’s hard to say who is more excited …

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GIG HARBOR RANKED 2016’S BEST PLACE TO RETIRE IN WASHINGTON STATE

After looking at several factors, SmartAsset.com recently ranked Gig Harbor as 2016’s Best Place to Retire in Washington State.   November 10, 2016 – SmartAsset.com Wondering where to retire? SmartAsset’s interactive retirement map can help you pick the best spot for your retirement. Zoom between states and the national map to see the best places to …

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