Meet The Residents

Bunnie Kizer

Ovation Member Spotlight

Bunnie Kizer first heard about Ovation Heartwood Preserve while she was living at a different retirement community. What prompted her to consider Ovation Heartwood Preserve? “I heard about a brand-new community with apartment homes and amenities, so my daughter and I went to snoop with no intention of actually moving. But once I saw the video, the floor plans, and the community renderings I decided to make the move that very same day − before I even left the presentation!”

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Dee Schlautman

Ovation Member Spotlight

Dee Schlautman is our featured Ovation Club member. Dee is one of the first people to join the Ovation Club. She was attracted to the fact that our community is going to be brand new and part of the Heartwood Preserve development. Dee’s father was a builder and they always had a new house.

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Elizabeth Morris

Choosing to move close to family after living in a different state for 20 years wasn’t easy for my parents. Ovation has made their decision so much easier.

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Judy Johnson

Ovation Club Member, Judy Johnson, talks about her decision to move to Ovation Heartwood Preserve. Judy is thrilled to be a part of Omaha’s newest urban, upscale, active lifestyle community.

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Glen and Carol VanHaren

The VanHarens were attracted to Ovation because of the hospitality philosophy displayed by the Ovation marketing team and the monthly rental program.

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Sally Smith

Sally Smith is one of the first individuals to join the Ovation Club. Sally participated in the Ovation Heartwood Preserve focus group hosted by Avamere three years ago.  She was impressed with the concept presented by Avamere and was attracted to the location.

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