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The Secret Garden Project: Watch Our Progress Through Our Photos
The Secret Garden Project: Watch Our Progress Through Our Photos
Posted Jun 10, 2013

Residents of Willows Assisted Living now have a beautiful new garden to enjoy, thanks to the completion of the with renovation of the Secret Garden.

The first Capital Campaign Project of the Friendship Senior Service Foundation, the Secret Garden completes the Campus Master Plan’s initiative to...

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Concert Violinist Anthony Kawalkowski
Concert Violinist Anthony Kawalkowski
Posted Sep 23, 2016

Anthony Kawalkowski has been entertaining for more than 30 years, performing on violin and piano, with audience sing-alongs encouraged. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information call Donna at 847-843-4254.

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The Healing Power of Music
The Healing Power of Music
Posted Sep 22, 2016

Understand why music has such a powerful and positive impact on the brain and body. Learn how music helps individuals with Alzheimer's disease, autism, chronic pain and more. Practice using music to achieve a higher level of personal health and happiness. The program, which is co-sponsored by...

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500 Years of Marital Bliss
500 Years of Marital Bliss
Posted Sep 19, 2016

Research has shown definitively that a secret to well-being and even longevity is love. 

And love is clearly in the air at Friendship Village.  Always. This was demonstrated last year when we held our wedding vow renewal ceremony for 10 couples celebrating more than 500 years of marital bliss.  We...

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Grupo Folklorico Quetzal Dancers
Grupo Folklorico Quetzal Dancers
Posted Sep 18, 2016

Enjoy the talented students of Grupo Folklorico Quetzal as they celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The performance is free and open to the public. For additonal information call Donna at 847-843-4254.

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2016 National Awards Honor Best of Mature Market Media
2016 National Awards Honor Best of Mature Market Media
Posted Sep 12, 2016

The 25th annual National Mature Media Awards℠ recently honored the nation’s best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs produced for older adults. The awards program is the largest of its kind and was created to annually recognize the best materials produced for those who...

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Marches, Minuets and Medleys
Marches, Minuets and Medleys
Posted Sep 09, 2016

Join Patrick Sciannella, tubaist and Amy Ridings, flutist, for an entertaining evening of great music. The program will feature Double Play Flute and Tuba's own arrangements of music from Bach to Bagley. The performance is free and open to the public. For additional information call Donna at...

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Friendship Village Residents Strut Their Stuff!
Friendship Village Residents Strut Their Stuff!
Posted Sep 08, 2016

They danced, sang and strutted their stuff as residents of Friendship Village participated in the community's annual talent show.

"I am constantly amazed at the talent of many of our residents. Some of them have professional vocal and instrumental experience, and are so generous is sharing it with...

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Britain: Winston Churchill
Britain: Winston Churchill
Posted Sep 07, 2016

Barry Bradford will speak about the amazing life of Winston Churchill, focusing on his courage and strength. The program, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by Harper College. For additional information call Jeannette at 847-884-5539.

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Friendship Village Residents Strut Their Stuff
Friendship Village Residents Strut Their Stuff
Posted Sep 07, 2016

They danced, sang and strutted their stuff as residents of Friendship Village participated in the community's annual talent show. 

"I am constantly amazed at the talent of many of our residents. Some of them have professional vocal and instrumental experience, and are so generous is sharing it...

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Celebration Brass
Celebration Brass
Posted Sep 02, 2016

The Labor Day concert features a 17-piece brass ensemble performing music from Sousa, Lerner and Loewe and Marlatt. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information call Donna at 847-843-4254.

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Friendship Village Introduces New Chaplain
Friendship Village Introduces New Chaplain
Posted Aug 29, 2016

“I’m not a garb girl,” said Rev. Caryn Baham, new chaplain at Friendship Village senior living community in Schaumburg. Replacing Chaplain Richard Oas, who retired after 12 years of service at Friendship Village, Chaplain Caryn is not one to wear clerical robes or stoles. Nor is she one to preach,...

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Friendship Village Resident On the Go!
Friendship Village Resident On the Go!
Posted Aug 28, 2016

He still works, fishes, plays tennis and swims. New to his repertoire however, are working out, rock climbing, iFly indoor skydiving and Wii bowling. Allan Dalgleish, affectionately known as Big Al, moved to Friendship Village Schaumburg four years ago, and is using his free time to enjoy long time...
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Super Heroes Celebrated at Friendship Village
Super Heroes Celebrated at Friendship Village
Posted Aug 28, 2016

Friendship Senior Options Foundation has awarded scholarships to five outstanding graduating high school seniors. Madison Astling and Jessica Kock, both from Batavia High School, and Margarita Ramirez from Schaumburg High School received Associate Scholarships, meaning that they work at GreenFields...

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New Friendship Village Chaplain Journeys Along Residents of All Faiths
New Friendship Village Chaplain Journeys Along Residents of All Faiths
Posted Aug 28, 2016

“I’m not a garb girl,” said Rev. Caryn Baham, new chaplain at Friendship Village.  Replacing Chaplain Richard Oas, who retired after 12 years of service at Friendship Village, Chaplain Caryn is not one to wear clerical robes or stoles.  Nor is she one to preach, proselytize or try to change minds. ...

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Country Studio Presents Summer’s End
Country Studio Presents Summer’s End
Posted Aug 27, 2016

Come for an evening of classical and pop music including singing, piano, trumpet and other instruments. The performance is free and open to the public. For additional information call Donna at 847-843-4254.

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