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Ashby Ponds is a "Home Away From Home" for Local Students Working at the Community

Apr 24, 2012
(ASHBURN, VIRGINIA) - At Ashby Ponds retirement community, there are nearly 100 high school students from Loudoun County and Fairfax County working for the community's dining services department.  The students work in a variety of capacities including as servers, restaurant assistants, and service coaches, among others.  In addition to gaining valuable work experience and earning a wage, students who work at least 1000 hours during their junior and senior years of high school may be eligible for up to a $4000 scholarship paid directly to the college or trade school of their choice. The relationships that develop and grow between...

Ashby Ponds Welcomes Dr. Thomas Morris as the Community's Medical Director

Apr 5, 2012
(ASHBURN, VIRGINIA) - In March 2012, Dr. Thomas Morris joined Ashby Ponds  retirement community as the Medical Director for the community's Medical Center.  His addition to the community comes at an important time, as a new residential building featuring 80 additional apartment-style homes recently opened on April 4. Dr. Morris, a Board Certified Family Doctor, is a familiar face around Erickson Living communities; in July 2006, he joined the medical team at Monarch Landing, a former Erickson community in Chicago, Ill.  Since then, he has worked at the Fox Run community in Novi, Mich., the Oak Crest community...

President of Dulles Corridor Rail Association (DCRA) to Visit Ashby Ponds

Mar 9, 2012
Patricia Nicoson will speak on plans for Metro in Loudoun County

What:  Patricia Nicoson, President of the  Dulles Corridor Rail Association  will give updates on the status of the Metro coming to Loudoun County.

When:   Wednesday, March 14 @ 10:00am

Where: Ashby Ponds retirement community Cardinal Clubhouse Living Room 21170 Ashby Ponds Boulevard Ashburn, VA 20147

Contact:  Please contact Jessica McKay at 703-923-4690 or jessica.mckay@erickson.com  should you wish to cover/take photos the event.  There is a gatehouse for security...

Loudoun County Sheriff, Mike Chapman, to Share Updates with Ashby Ponds Residents

Mar 8, 2012
Friday, March 9 | 10:00am What:   Sheriff Mike Chapman to provide an update of County issues being handled by the Sheriff's Office When:   Friday, March 9 @ 10:00am Where: Ashby Ponds retirement community Cardinal Clubhouse Living Room 21170 Ashby Ponds Boulevard Ashburn, VA 20147 Contact: Please contact Jessica McKay at 703-923-4690 or jessica.mckay@erickson.com  should you wish to cover/take photos the event.  T About Ashby Ponds:    Ashby Ponds , one of 16 retirement communities managed by  Erickson Living , is situated on a scenic 132-acre campus in Ashburn, Virginia (approximately 30 miles west...

Ashby Ponds to Expand Senior Living Options with Innovative Apartment-Style Homes in Loudoun County

Mar 1, 2012
Meeting the demands of a growing Baby Boomer population, Ashby Ponds retirement community is set to introduce Red Robin View (ASHBURN, VIRGINIA)  - The first of the 78 million Baby Boomers turned 65 in 2011, starting an upward trend of increasing growth in U.S. older populations.  In 2010, the U.S. Census indicated that "by 2030, all of the baby boomers will have moved into the ranks of the older popula­tion. This will result in a shift in the age structure, from 13 percent of the population aged 65 and older in 2010 to 19 percent in 2030." Ashby Ponds retirement...

Bill May, President of One Loudoun, to Update Community on Progress of Town Center

Feb 27, 2012
What:   Bill May, President of  One Loudoun , which is advertised as "a new urban destination that will become Loudoun County's new downtown," will be giving residents at Ashby Ponds an update on what's happening at the Town Center destination and what to expect in the future. When:   Wednesday, February 29, 2012 10:00am Where: Ashby Ponds retirement community Cardinal Clubhouse Living Room 21170 Ashby Ponds Boulevard Ashburn, VA 20147 Contact: Please contact Jessica McKay at 703-923-4690 or jessica.mckay@erickson.com  should you wish to cover/take photos the event.  There is a gatehouse for security at the front...

Ashby Ponds Welcomes New Resident Services Coordinator

Feb 23, 2012
(ASHBURN, VIRGINIA) -  Ashby Ponds retirement community in Ashburn, Va. has recently welcomed Faith Edwards to the community as a Resident Services Coordinator.  She joins a staff of over 200 at the community, which will expand further with the opening of an additional residential building, Red Robin View, in April 2012. Edwards joins Ashby Ponds from Greenspring, another Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va.  As a Resident Services Coordinator at Ashby Ponds, Edwards will be providing direct social service support to residents, family members, and staff as well as assistance to the other Resident Life departments. "I'm looking forward to developing wonderful relationships with the...

Ashby Ponds Welcomes New Community Resources Coordinator

Feb 17, 2012

(ASHBURN, VIRGINIA) - Ashby Ponds retirement community in Ashburn, Va. has recently welcomed Elisabeth Longworth as the new Community Resources Coordinator. She joins a staff of over 200 at the community, which will further expand with the opening of Red Robin View, an additional residential building, in April 2012.

Elisabeth Longworth spent three years at The Jefferson, another area continuing care retirement community (CCRC), as the Director of Lifestyle and Leisure. During her graduate studies, she was also a canvass volunteer coordinator with the Obama for America Campaign and an intern on Capitol Hill for...

Ashby Ponds Sweethearts Prepare to Celebrate 64th Wedding Anniversary on Valentine's Day

Feb 6, 2012
On February 14, 1947, Donald Weisman presented his girlfriend, Mary, with a box of chocolates for Valentine's Day just before dinner.  Not wanting to spoil her appetite, Mary graciously accepted the gift, but had no intention of eating any chocolates prior to dinner.  After some strong encouragement from Donald, Mary opened the box and saw that one of the chocolates had been replaced with an engagement ring.  Exactly one year later, Donald and Mary wed in Cincinnati, Ohio on February 14, 1948. Donald and Mary Weisman moved to the Tyson's Corner area of Virginia nearly 53 years ago when Donald received a position...

Rabbi Holzman of Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation to present "Israel in Transition" at Ashby Ponds

Jan 11, 2012
WHAT:  Rabbi Michael Holzman of the Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation  located in Reston, Virginia will be visiting the  Ashby Ponds  retirement community and will present "Israel in Transition" to the residents of the community. From the NVHC's website: "Rabbi Michael Garret Holzman began his tenure as NVHC's fourth Rabbi in July 2010.  An inspirational and compassionate spiritual leader, Rabbi Holzman has a strong commitment to lifelong Jewish education, youth programming and social action and is known for his highly innovative, energetic and successful approaches to making Judaism accessible and exciting to all.  Holzman served from 2004...