Avamere Family of Companies Launches #SummerTunes 15-Day Giveaway Campaign

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Fond summer memories are often associated with the hottest tunes of the decade, regardless of the generation. Avamere Family of Companies is stirring those memories and giving away a $20 iTunes gift card once a day for 15 days.

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“The emotional and physical benefits of music to uplift our spirits and the spirits of those we serve are tremendous,” - Nicolette Merino, Regional Director of Operations

Avamere Family of Companies, a leader of post-acute services and senior living options, announced today the launch of their 15-Day #SummerTunes Giveaway, a campaign engaging people of all ages to share their favorite summer tunes with the Avamere community on its Facebook page. Entrants will have a chance to win a $20 iTunes gift card, one given per day for the duration of the promotion.

Beginning on June 13, 2014, participants can enter for a daily chance to win and sing along to video posts, read fun summer tunes trivia and have a blast with planned themed days. The campaign aims to bridge the generational gap among the families and patients that Avamere serves through music across different decades.

Schedule of Themed Days –

  •     Manic Mondays: All 80’s tunes and trivia
  •     Top 10 Tuesdays: Fun Top 10 lists from Billboard throughout the years
  •     Wedding Wednesdays: Bringing people back to the memories of that big day in the

        summer years ago

  •     Thelonious Thursdays: A tribute to the history of Jazz
  •     Flashback Fridays: Bring out the disco ball and the platform shoes, it’s all about the


  •     Swinging Saturdays: Jitterbug and swinging around the jukebox on Saturdays
  •     Soulful Sundays: A little James Brown and Motown for a Soulful Summer Sunday.

“The emotional and physical benefits of music to uplift our spirits and the spirits of those we serve are tremendous,” says Nicolette Merino, Regional Director of Operations. “We are excited to compile the songs submitted to the #SummerTunes contest into a playlist for our staff to enjoy during our various employee appreciation events during the summer.”

Participants can support the campaign by commenting on Avamere’s daily Facebook posts to share their own (or their parents’ or grandparents’) favorite #summertunes for a chance to win a $20 iTunes gift card each day.

To join the #SummerTunes fun, Avamere invites families and friends of all ages to like their Facebook page in order to receive updates and participate in the campaign. The campaign formally launches tomorrow, June 14, 2014, with one winner to be announced each day.

For more information on Avamere Family of Companies and its healthcare services and facilities, visit http://www.avamere.com.


About the Avamere Family of Companies
Founded in 1995 and based in Wilsonville, OR, the Avamere Family of Companies began as a single nursing facility in Hillsboro, OR. Today, the Avamere Family is comprised of 41 Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing facilities, over 6,000 employees, and multiple ancillary healthcare companies that provide services including inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, home care, home health, and hospice.

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