myCasa Winter 2019 Edition

Welcome to myCasa, Vacenti’s new look winter 2019 edition. In this issue, Meet the Casagrandes (the 3 generations behind Vacenti). Recipe – Lemon herb salmon with creamy coconut sauce. Interview with Jeffrey Nutter, Con Noi’s new manager. Autumn...

Con Noi’s ANZAC Couple

After 58 years of marriage, Con Noi couple Joseph and Jeanette seem as much in love as ever – recounting old memories and cutely debating the finer details. Vacenti staff member Shelly Mills was lucky enough to sit down with this couple and learn about their story....

Portofino Fashion Parade at Con Noi

Our Con Noi residents certainly have style! Last month, Con Noi hosted a fashion parade. Our Resident’s Committee Activities Director, Gweneth, would like to thank Judith, Clare and her happy group of helpers who assist arranging the fashion parade twice a year, in...

New Con Noi Retirement Village Manager, Jeffrey Nutter

Following the retirement of our Con Noi Retirement Village Manager, Allen Collishaw, at the end of last year, we have had internal staff acting in the role whilst recruiting for the perfect fit. We are immensely grateful for the fantastic work our staff have done...

Aqua Aerobics: Mellissa’s Journey from participant to instructor

In 2007 Mellissa was a regular attendee of aqua aerobics classes.  When the instructor of her class needed to take leave for a few weeks, Melissa took it upon herself to lead the classes – and loved it.  In 2008 she became a qualified health and fitness instructor...

Toe Tapping Tunes

In the 1970s, Allan took a liking to brass instruments. Fancying clarinets, he took lessons to learn and eventually started playing alongside his musical brother in a band. This band played at functions around the Beenleigh district, entertaining audiences from...