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Brooksby Village Residents Tech Savvy!

Jun 25, 2012
Brooksby Village Residents will Showcase their Technology Talents with Skype, iPads, Wii Bowling and more Thursday, June 28 at 1pm at the Tech Expo Peabody, MA -- Who said just teenagers love Facebook, Twitter and Wii? Technology is thriving at Brooksby Village and at the Brooksby Village Technology Expo on Thursday, June 28 from 1-3pm guests and Brooksby Village residents will have the opportunity to interact and have some hands-on fun with iPads, Wii, Facebook and more. "Our residents are using technology more and more to stay connected with friends and family, to keep track of their health and for...

For 12 years, Brooksby Village has Provided North Shore Active Adults With Endless Opportunities to Enjoy Their Freedom Years

Jun 21, 2012
PEABODY, MA - The 90 acre site that Brooksby Village rests upon was originally part of a quarry. On June 5, 2000, Brooksby Village opened its doors to residents seeking a new opportunity to be part of an exciting and vibrant way of life with a chance to add more living to their lives.  Now, 1800 people call it home and there is room for more people to move into Brooksby Village. Brooksby Village aspired to be a community where older adults could lead an active and engaging lifestyle under one roof with a small town feel - offering many...

Brooksby Village Hosting a Technology Expo

Jun 12, 2012
Learn more about Brooksby Village's iPadders, Wii Bowling Group, Internal TV Station, Electronic Medical Records and more Thursday, June 28 at 1pm WHAT:  Technology is thriving at Brooksby Village and at the Brooksby Village Technology Expo, guests will have the opportunity to interact and have some hands-on fun with: Wii Bowling Club: Meet resident club members and try your hand at this electronic bowling game. The iPadders: Learn how easy and enjoyable it is to use an iPad. BRAG (Brooksby Radio Amateur Group): Community HAM radio enthusiasts will share details about this popular campus club. Photography Club: Beautiful photos snapped...

Staff at Brooksby Village Complete English as a Second Language Program offered to Employees

Jun 5, 2012
Peabody, MA - Twenty one employees at Brooksby Village completed the English as a Second Language program offered to employees and attended a graduation to celebrate their achievement. The ESOL program was provided by North Shore Community College and classes were held twice a week for two hours each. "We have been offering English as a Second Language classes to our employees for years," said Mary Naughton, Director of Human Resources at Brooksby Village.  "Every year it is so exciting to see the progress our employees have made.  We are very proud of this year's class." The employees who participated...

Hundreds Who Live and Work at Brooksby Village to Participate in 11th Annual Brooksby Village Marathon

May 17, 2012
Wednesday, May 23 at 11am Peabody, MA - People who live and work at Brooksby Village will walk a mile and raise money for the Benevolent Care Fund at the 11th Annual Brooksby Marathon. "Every year we have hundreds of people participate in the Brooksby Village marathon," said Stefanie Fuller, Fitness Specialist,  Brooksby Village.  "It's a wonderful event and everyone loves to participate either as a walker or a cheerleader." Participants will walk a mile and there will be an awards ceremony immediately after the event. Partial proceeds will go to the The Benevolent Care Fund which is a Fund...

Thirty-Four Local Students Head to College Thanks to their Friends at Brooksby Village

May 15, 2012
Students Honored with Brooksby Village Scholarship at Award Ceremony, Wednesday May 23 at 7pm Peabody, MA - This fall 34 local students working at Brooksby Village will be heading to college and for some, continuing on with their college/trade school education with financial help thanks to the over 1700 people who live at Brooksby Village.  Thirty four students from the North Shore area will receive the Brooksby Village Scholarship. Over $140,000 has been raised so far by those living at Brooksby Village for The Brooksby Village Scholarship Fund, which is for student employees who plan to attend a college or...

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

May 9, 2012
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...

Sarah Niles Named Community Resources Coordinator at Brooksby Village

May 3, 2012
Peabody, MA -- Sarah Niles has been named Community Resources Coordinator at Brooksby Village.   Niles will act as the residents' primary contact for the creation of new activities/events and organizations.   She will partner with residents in planning, promoting and coordinating events, activities, interest groups and educational programs.  She will also serve as the liaison between the community and outside organizations. Prior to Brooksby Village she worked at WHDH-7News as a news writer, she also worked at FOX 25 as a writer/producer for the Morning News.  Niles is a graduate of University of Delaware. Brooksby Village has three large clubhouses featuring...

50 High School Students Star and Assist in Variety Show at Brooksby Village and Raise over $2400 for Student Scholarship Fund

Apr 5, 2012
Peabody, MA -Fifty students currently working at Brooksby Village performed and assisted in a Variety Show to benefit The Brooksby Village Scholarship Fund and raised over $2400. "In 2007 we had our very first variety show and it was a huge hit," said John Daly, Staff Development Manager, Brooksby Village.  "Students sang songs, danced, played instruments and performed in skits.  We are thrilled to raise $2400 for the Brooksby Village Student Scholarship Fund." The cost for tickets was $5, $2 for students.  All proceeds went to the Brooksby Village Student Scholarship Fund which is for student employees who plan to...

People who Live and Work at Brooksby Village Kicked off Spring with a Tropical Heatwave!

Apr 2, 2012
Peabody, MA- People who live and work at Brooksby Village kicked off spring with a number of Tropical Heat Wave events! "What better way to kick off the season than with a full day of activities themed around fun in the sun," said Fran Gerrior, Community Resources Lead Coodinator, Brooksby Village.  "We have had a few nice days so everyone is ready to kick off spring!" People who live and work at Brooksby Village wore Hawaiian style clothes and the campus was decorated in tropical colored streamers, balloons and more.  Residents enjoyed tropical themed meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  ...