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The Silver Games
The Silver Games
Posted Jan 04, 2012

TribLocal

Schaumburg area seniors competed in the Silver Games, a series of competitions for 60 and up organized by the Schaumburg Park District and Friendship Village of Schaumburg.

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Friendship Village Extends In House Schoolhouse
Friendship Village Extends In House Schoolhouse
Posted Jan 04, 2012

TribLocal

Due to the overwhelmingly positive response, Friendship Village has extended its In House Schoolhouse program which was introduced earlier this fall. In House Schoolhouse, a series of weekly sessions covering a wide variety of topics, is conducted by residents of Friendship Village...

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Sharing the Warmth
Sharing the Warmth
Posted Jan 04, 2012

TribLocal

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...

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Spiritual Well-Being
Spiritual Well-Being
Posted Jan 04, 2012

TribLocal

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...

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Hoover Students Put Academic Talents to Work in Garden Project
Hoover Students Put Academic Talents to Work in Garden Project
Posted Dec 21, 2011

Daily Herald

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...

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High School Student Teaches Second Language to Residents of Retirement Community
High School Student Teaches Second Language to Residents of Retirement Community
Posted Dec 21, 2011

TribLocal

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...

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Friendship Village Honors 371 People in Action
Friendship Village Honors 371 People in Action
Posted Dec 21, 2011

TribLocal

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.

“The best...

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Friendship Village Wins Industry Award
Friendship Village Wins Industry Award
Posted Dec 21, 2011

TribLocal

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...

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Seniors Join Hands to Commemorate 9/11
Seniors Join Hands to Commemorate 9/11
Posted Dec 21, 2011

TribLocal

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...

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Friendship Village Residents Learn to Speak Chinese
Friendship Village Residents Learn to Speak Chinese
Posted Dec 19, 2011

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...

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Wii Are the Champions!!
Wii Are the Champions!!
Posted Dec 18, 2011

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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Spiritual Well-Being
Spiritual Well-Being
Posted Dec 14, 2011

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....

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Good News
Good News
Posted Dec 13, 2011

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...

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Starry Nights at Friendship Village
Starry Nights at Friendship Village
Posted Dec 11, 2011

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...

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Project Linus Volunteers Receive Support
Project Linus Volunteers Receive Support
Posted Dec 09, 2011

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...

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Always Learning/Always Teaching
Always Learning/Always Teaching
Posted Dec 08, 2011

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...

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