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Another Home Run for Friendship Village and Schaumburg Boomers
Another Home Run for Friendship Village and Schaumburg Boomers
Jun 25, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

It's another home run as Friendship Village of Schaumburg and members of Schaumburg Boomers enjoy their third summer together. In a win-win relationship between the two community-oriented organizations, Friendship Village is hosting three members of the professional baseball team for the summer.

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Friendship Village Residents Shoot Archery
Friendship Village Residents Shoot Archery
Jun 25, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

There was an impressive number of bullseye shots as 14 residents of Friendship Village of Schaumburg went shooting at Chicago Archery Academy in Elmhurst. The archers, most of who have not shot before, were between the ages of 69 and 92. "Archery is a great activity for all ages, genders and...

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Art Therapy Proves Healing
Art Therapy Proves Healing
Jun 25, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

“We have seen healing, a lot of healing, and a lot of acceptance of the past and present,” said Chaplain Shawn Kafader of Friendship Village. “People have found purpose. People who hadn’t felt like they had anything to contribute have created beautiful pieces of art.” For the past eight months,...

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Best Brownie Ever Challenge
Best Brownie Ever Challenge
Jun 25, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

The competition was fierce and the fragrance divine as ten residents of Friendship Village competed in the first Best Brownie Ever Challenge. “There’s not much in life as perfect as great chocolate and this was a competition to determine the very best of the best,” said Jeanette Magdaleno,...

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Senior Speed Demons Hit the Tracks
Senior Speed Demons Hit the Tracks
Jun 25, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

Friendship Village resident Anna Hauser never had a driver's license. This did not stop her from putting the pedal to the medal her first time behind a steering wheel last week. Completely obliterating the common (mis)perception of activities for aging adults, Friendship Village Schaumburg has...

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Friendship Village Celebrates Blackhawks
Friendship Village Celebrates Blackhawks
Apr 27, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

Fired up by the Chicago Blackhawks' presence in the NHL playoffs, a group of especially active retirees at Schaumburg's Friendship Village and official team mascot Tommy Hawk came together for several high-energy games of chair hockey Friday.

With such arena rock anthems as "We're Not Gonna...

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Videos Sharpen Focus on Lifestyle at Friendship Village
Videos Sharpen Focus on Lifestyle at Friendship Village
Apr 06, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

Roberta Anglin is bringing a whole new dimension to chronicling resident activities at Friendship Village, a senior living community in Schaumburg, where she has been employed as lifestyles production coordinator for nearly a year. When residents go rock climbing, indoor skydiving, snow tubing,...

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Arts and Crafts Committee Donates to Support Scholarships
Arts and Crafts Committee Donates to Support Scholarships
Feb 19, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

For the second consecutive year, the arts and crafts committee at Friendship Village Schaumburg, has donated $2000 to the Friendship Senior Options Foundation to help support academic scholarships for area graduating seniors.

The arts and crafts committee is completely resident-driven. With a...

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Friendship Village Honors Martin Luther King’s Legacy
Friendship Village Honors Martin Luther King’s Legacy
Jan 19, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

On January 19th, Friendship Village honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, through a day of service. “Dr. King’s life was dedicated to helping others and in his memory we will serve the hungry of the Northwest suburbs,” said Jeannette Magdaleno, lifelong learning and volunteer coordinator...

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Residents Help Out in the Classroom at Hoover Math and Science Academy
Residents Help Out in the Classroom at Hoover Math and Science Academy
Jan 12, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

Friendship Village and Hoover Math and Science Academy, both of Schaumburg, have a long-standing and mutually beneficial relationship. For years, seniors from Friendship Village have visited and helped out as teachers' aides in the Hoover classrooms.

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Schaumburg Youth Symphony Performs
Schaumburg Youth Symphony Performs
Jan 06, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

Candle-lit trees, Shirley Temple, Lionel Trains, bubble lights… and beautiful music of the season.The award-winning Schaumburg Youth Symphony Orchestra celebrates the holidays of yesteryear with "Auld Lang Syne," its 15th annual Presto! Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 20 at 3:30 pm and 7:30...

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Honor Flight Experience Brought to Veteran
Honor Flight Experience Brought to Veteran
Jan 06, 2015 in News & Events » In The Press

As a gunner's mate in the U.S. Navy, Morris Barton served aboard the Lady Luck, a landing craft support ship, in the Battle of Okinawa during World War II.

Judging from the festivities held in his honor Sunday, lady luck has been with Barton ever since.

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