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Humor, Hugs and Hope
Posted Jan 18, 2012

Author and motivational speaker Greg Risberg embraces the power of laughter. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested.

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Friendship Village Residents to Explore the Wonders of Science
Friendship Village Residents to Explore the Wonders of Science
Posted Jan 16, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village is introducing a class which, through lecture and hands-on experience, will allow participants to explore The Wonders of Science. The ten-week course will cover a fascinating variety of topics. Featured, will be the study of forensics, such as that shown in the...

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Friendship Village Celebrates its 35th Anniversary
Friendship Village Celebrates its 35th Anniversary
Posted Jan 16, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village of Schaumburg is celebrating its 35th anniversary through a series of programs, events and honors which will begin in February and continue throughout the year.

Click here to read more about Friendship Village's 35th anniversary celebration as it appears in...

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Friendship Village Residents to Explore the Wonders of Science
Friendship Village Residents to Explore the Wonders of Science
Posted Jan 16, 2012

Friendship Village is introducing a class which allow participants to explore The Wonders of Science, through a series of lecture and hands-on experience. The ten-week course will cover a fascinating variety of topics. Featured, will be the study of forensics, such as that shown in the popular...

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Friendship Village Celebrates its 35th Anniversary
Friendship Village Celebrates its 35th Anniversary
Posted Jan 12, 2012

Friendship Village of Schaumburg is celebrating its 35th anniversary through a series of programs, events and honors which will begin in February and continue throughout the year.

The festivities officially kick-off on Friday, February 17 at 2 p.m. with the 35th Anniversary and Centenarian...

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Let’s Dance Movie Premiere
Let’s Dance Movie Premiere
Posted Jan 05, 2012

Following the search lights that led fans to the Beatles, the Pope, the Rolling Stones and just last week, to Friendship Village, paparazzi clustered behind pillars and posts to capture photos of Let’s Dance movie stars as they exited their limousines, courtesy of A1 American Limousine.

When a...

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Friendship Village Seeks to Ensure Spiritual Well
Friendship Village Seeks to Ensure Spiritual Well
Posted Jan 04, 2012

Daily Herald

The chaplains at Friendship Village of Schaumburg seek to ensure the spiritual well-being of all residents.

Religion is not synonymous with spirituality according to the Rev. Shawn Kafader, a chaplain at Friendship Village. “In my own voice, I believe that every person has...

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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.

Click here to read more about the Silver Games as the story appears in TribLocal.

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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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