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Students and faculty members will gather on Monday for the dedication of a new concept within Schaumburg schools: the Hoover Math and Science Academy. The open-enrollment school aims to offer a unique learning environment for students, immersing them in hands-on experiences to...Read More »
Several residents of Friendship Village of Schaumburg are now able to greet each other by saying "Nǐ Hǎo" (pronounced Nee HaOW), a greeting meaning "hello" in Chinese. It's just one of the many words and phrases they're learning in an eight-week Chinese language and culture class...Read More »
Friendship Village of Schaumburg honored 371 volunteers at a breakfast ceremony entitled: “Celebration: People in Action.” Over 140 volunhteers attended the event and enjoyed a hearty breakfast, high accolades and astonishing statistics to kick off National Volunteer Week.
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Friendship Village received the "Community Impact Award" from Life Services Network during their annual conference held at Navy Pier. The award honors Friendship Village's outreach program to Herbert Hoover Elementary School where the Friendship Village residents and staff worked with...Read More »
Seniors at Friendship Village grasped each other’s hands Friday, as well as those of veterans, police and firefighters as a symbol of gratitude toward those that lose their lives on Sept. 11. The gesture followed a memorial service at the Schaumburg retirement community where...Read More »
Several residents of Friendship Village of Schaumburg are now able to greet each other by saying "Nǐ Hǎo" (pronounced Nee HaOW), a greeting meaning "hello" in Chinese. It's just one of the many words and phrases they're learning in an eight-week Chinese language and culture class being taught...Read More »
In a stunning upset, the Wii bowling team of Friendship Village took first place in the DuPage County Wii Bowling Tournament which included competitors from eight retirement communities. Ironically, Cook County-based Friendship Village team was the only one not in fact from DuPage County.
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Religion is not synonymous with spirituality according to Reverend Shawn Kafader, a chaplain at Friendship Village. “In my own voice, I believe that every person has spirituality, whether or not they are aware of it. Spirituality is the part of us that connects with something beyond ourselves. ...Read More »
Good news regarding the economy translates directly to good news at Friendship Village of Schaumburg. “Home sales are improving, retail is up, the economy and unemployment is improving. It’s all a move in the right direction, and we’re starting to reap some of the benefits with the best sales...Read More »
Friendship Village is looking especially beautiful these days, thanks to a painting created by Tiffani McCann. Tiffani is the very talented wife of lifestyles director Mike McCann. Tiffani painted her own beautiful rendition of Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Nights on the mirror in the fitness...Read More »
Friendship Village’s Project Linus volunteers are receiving some help from an unexpected, but well-appreciated source. KarlHeintz Megger, a second grade student at Michael Collins Elementary School in Schaumburg is launching a drive to collect supplies for the Friendship Village team of...Read More »
It’s a well-established truth at Friendship Village that our residents never cease wanting to learn. Taking that a step further, we’ve observed that many of our residents never stop wanting to teach or share their experiences and knowledge. Earlier this fall, Friendship Village announced the...Read More »
Friendship Senior Options honored an 800 year tradition through its own 14 year tradition. On September 30, FSO held its 14th Annual Sterling Friendship Dinner. The event pays tribute to persons who embody the highest ideals of older adult living, and personify the positive aspects of aging. This...Read More »
Friendship Village lifestyles director Michael McCann and chaplain Shawn Kafader will be teaching their program entitled Exploring the Male Journey: Understanding Your Past-Choosing Your Future at the Institute for Continued Learning of Roosevelt University early next year.
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On Thursday, August 4, Friendship Village staff and residents took to the airwaves. Lifestyles director Michael McCann and residents Ruby Hirakawa and Tom Carroll were the on-air guests of Sue Billings Zawacki of Aging Info Radio on station WJJG. The hour-long show was about the vibrant and...Read More »
Nine divers explored the deepest regions of the Aquatic Center pool as they participated in the third Try SCUBA program at Friendship Village. Don Milliken and his staff from Above and Under Water introduced the residents to the underwater wonder of SCUBA diving and snorkeling. The program is an...Read More »