‘Johnny A’ stepping down: Serenity Homes celebrates 25 years | Local News

Being a part of Serenity Homes has meant “my life,” said the young man. “Johnny has helped me get back on my feet. He gave me a job (and) self-confidence.”

Today, “I’m feeling excellent,” said Anthony. “I take it day by day and go by faith, not by fear.”

Looking at what Apodaca has built over the past 25 years is inspirational, said Anthony. “I know that if he can do it, I can do it,” he said.

Butch T., another Serenity Homes resident, said that from living in the Napa community his whole life, he knew of Apodaca and the program. So when Butch admitted his own drinking had become a problem, Johnny “graciously provided a safe place for me to be.”

He’s been at Serenity Homes since May 14, said Butch. “Life has definitely taken a turn for the better,” he said. He’s employed and is also now

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Gracemark Homes to build in Serenity at Meridiana


Gracemark Homes, a builder dedicated to new homes that fulfill the needs of active adult buyers, has been named the exclusive builder in Serenity at Meridiana, the community’s new 55-plus neighborhood.

From thoughtfully designed floor plans to the flexibility to customize structural and design options, Gracemark delivers a quality-built home and a top-quality home buying experience for those who have worked hard to earn this hassle-free, comfort-rich living experience.

Serenity at Meridiana represents an active-adult enclave of single-family

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