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Silver Games Promote Friendly Competition
Silver Games Promote Friendly Competition
Aug 25, 2016

Seniors may engage in good-natured rivalry during the Schaumburg Park District's Silver Games, presented by Schaumburg Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank.

The games kick off at 10 a.m., Sept. 12 and run through Sept. 15 at locations throughout Schaumburg, including Friendship Village, 350 W....

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Volunteers Pack Nearly 100 Boxes of Food at Feed My Starving Children
Volunteers Pack Nearly 100 Boxes of Food at Feed My Starving Children
Aug 04, 2016

In the spirit of Hero Week at Friendship Village, residents of Friendship Village volunteered at Feed My Starving Children on Wednesday, July 27th. Together with other volunteers, they packed 99 boxes of food. This will provide 21,384 meals to children in Haiti who would suffer from hunger and...

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Friendship Senior Options Foundation Invests in our Youth
Friendship Senior Options Foundation Invests in our Youth
Jul 19, 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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Friendship Village Holds Amerifest
Friendship Village Holds Amerifest
Jun 28, 2016

It was a celebration of all things American as Friendship Village held its annual Amerifest. The event, which has become a favorite of the residents of the retirement community, paid adage to times gone by, with entertainment, games, food and more.Amerifest began with a country fair-style buffet...

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Female Octogenarian Makes History as Member of Schaumburg Boomers
Female Octogenarian Makes History as Member of Schaumburg Boomers
Jun 15, 2016

Making baseball history, Velma Robinson of Friendship Village has been appointed an honorary player for the Schaumburg Boomers baseball team. The octogenarian, who is a resident of Friendship Village, spent a day practicing with the team last week, showing off her impressive on-the-field prowess.

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Resident Works to Save Native Area
Resident Works to Save Native Area
Jun 15, 2016

Most afternoons, Schaumburg resident Herb Demmel can be found outdoors clearing brush from the largest remaining remnant of Sarah's Grove woodlands, located adjacent to his home at Friendship Village.

He has been at it for 15 years, nearly since moving into the senior living community, and finally...

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Resident Recognized for Conservation Efforts
Resident Recognized for Conservation Efforts
Jun 15, 2016

On May 23rd, Friendship Village resident Herb Demmel was presented with a Conservation@Home certification by the Barrington Area Conservation Trust (BACT). The certification recognizes the efforts of Herb, and Friendship Village's support of a remnant of property known as Sarah's Grove. Friendship...

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Veterans Interviewed for WDCB Memorial Day Show
Veterans Interviewed for WDCB Memorial Day Show
Jun 15, 2016

Five veterans, who are residents of Friendship Village in Schaumburg, will talk about their military experience on a special Memorial Day segment of Midwest Ballroom from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 28, on WDCB 90.9 FM and at wdcb.org.

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Intergenerational Chorus to Perform
Intergenerational Chorus to Perform
May 09, 2016

It's no secret that music is universal, bridging the gap between languages, ethnicity, religions, backgrounds and generations. With this in mind, an intergenerational choir concert has been put together, featuring the voices of middle school students from Hoover Math and Science Academy in...

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Resident Recognized for Volunteer Work
Resident Recognized for Volunteer Work
Apr 26, 2016

Friendship Village resident Kris Howard Jensen was recognized by Mayor Al Larsen at the annual Volunteer of the Year Awards Luncheon sponsored by the Village of Schaumburg. Kris was responsible for bringing the "New Life for Old Bags" program to the community and, as Jeannette Magdaleno, Friendship...

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Friendship Village Residents Make Annual Visit to Hines VA
Friendship Village Residents Make Annual Visit to Hines VA
Apr 16, 2016

It's become a treasured tradition. Earlier this month, residents from Friendship Village of Schaumburg visited veterans at Edward Hines VA Hospital. This is the fourth consecutive year in which they have visited and they plan on making it an annual event.

Friendship Village is a continuing care...

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Mussman’s HIdden Gems Program Hosted by Friendship Village
Mussman’s HIdden Gems Program Hosted by Friendship Village
Apr 11, 2016

State Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, hosted her 5th annual "Hidden Gems of Our Community" recently at Friendship Village to highlight inspiring women in the community and hear their stories.

"Every year, I love having the opportunity to hear how local women overcame obstacles to get to where...

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