Mariela Canela Recipient of the 8th Annual Carol Dooley Scholarship Award at Brooksby Village

Peabody, MA -   Mariela Canela from Peabody, is the recipient of the 8th annual Carol Dooley Scholarship Award. Canela works in the Dining Services Department at Brooksby Village as a Service Coach and attends Northshore Community College.  Canela will receive a $1000.00 towards her education at Northshore Community College.   She is the daughter of Claudino Canela who also works at Brooksby Village as a Utility Worker. Carol Dooley was the Director of Human Resources at Brooksby Village and unfortunately passed away from cancer.  The Carol Dooley Scholarship Award supports children of Brooksby Village employees who plan on attending college or trade school upon high school graduation. "Carol is in our hearts and minds every day," said Mary Naughton, Human Resources Director, Brooksby Village.  "Mariela is a wonderful choice for this year's scholarship winner." As a recipient of the Carol Dooley Scholarship Fund, Canela will receive a $1000.00 scholarship in the Fall. Brooksby Village has three large clubhouses featuring an on-site medical center, staffed by full-time doctors, five restaurants, two convenience stores, two beauty parlors, a TV studio, a swimming pool, activity rooms, classrooms, game rooms and even two branches of a bank. Residents also have the opportunity to take part in hundreds of different clubs and activities. The community also has its own Interfaith Chapel on campus that serves as the physical foundation for a strong faith-based community. About Erickson Living: Erickson Living develops and manages full-service retirement communities including Brooksby Village that provide worry-free living for America's seniors - the country's fastest-growing population segment. Erickson's refundable entrance deposit and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind. Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into every community, lead to demonstrated resident benefits. A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average. And the company's wide-ranging employee programs have earned Erickson numerous awards, including Fortune magazine's "Best Companies to Work For®" in 2008 and 2009. For more information, visit www.ericksonliving.com.