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Brooksby Village Employees Complete Leadership Academy with the Massachusetts Restaurant Association

Nov 14, 2012

Peabody, MA - Amanda Parker of Lynn, Carla Pujols of Salem, and Stefanie Rogers of Peabody, employees at Brooksby Village in Peabody, completed the yearlong Leadership Academy with the Massachusetts Restaurant Association.  All three attended their graduation ceremony at the Top of the Hub in the Prudential Building in Boston. 

 The Leadership Academy is a 36 week program focused on instruction in the areas of Hospitality and Restaurant Management, Managerial Accounting, Controlling Food Service Costs, Servsafe Food Certification and Customer Service.  The goal is to develop young talent into future management level positions and to...

Brooksby Village Collects Items for Haven From Hunger

Nov 14, 2012
    The Annual Turkey Trot will take Place On Friday, November 16 at 11am

Peabody, MA - Hundreds of people who live and work at Brooksby Village and one large turkey will participate in the annual Turkey Trot at Brooksby Village on Friday, November 16 at 11am.

Over the last few weeks, people donated canned goods and other food donations and both will be presented to Haven From Hunger before the walk at 11am.  Then walkers will walk a mile around the campus. 

 "This is an annual event so it's nice...

Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds,Erickson Living Retirement Communities, named to The Boston Globe List of Top Places to Work for 2012

Nov 6, 2012
Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds, Erickson Living retirement communities, were named to The Boston Globe List of Top Places to Work for 2012. Both are listed at #9 on the Largest Employers list. Boston Globe's 2012 Top Places to Work survey was conducted by WorkPlace Dynamics of Exton, Pa., specialists in employee engagement and retention. The Globe invited 1,586 employers to participate in the survey; 304 organizations employing a total of 210,000 people completed the process. Completed surveys were received from 81,907 individuals, who rated their employers based on workplace practices in compensation, leadership, appreciation, career opportunities and management. "In...

U.S. Senator Scott Brown Visits Brooksby Village

Oct 3, 2012
U.S Senator Scott Brown spoke to more than 200 people at Brooksby Village.   [caption id="attachment_18158" align="alignnone" width="300"] From left to right: Jim Wingardner, Executive Director, Brooksby Village; Loretta Tenaglia, Brooksby Village resident; U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his wife Gail.[/caption]

PETS TO PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL INTERFAITH BLESSING OF THE PETS AT BROOKSBY VILLAGE

Oct 3, 2012

Peabody, MA -- A number of pet owners who live and work at Brooksby Village will participate in the Annual Interfaith Blessing of the Pets on Thursday, October 4 at 10am in the Chapel. 

 "We are expecting many pets and their owners," said Rich Byrne, Pastoral Ministries Manager, Brooksby Village.  "People bring dogs, cats, and photos of deceased pets, some pictures dating into the 1940s.  Each year it is a warm and memorable sharing of our love for our special friends."

Brooksby Village has three large clubhouses featuring an on-site medical center, staffed by...

MORE THAN 250 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE 12th ANNUAL BROOKSBY VILLAGE CHARITY GALA AND RAISED $90,000 FOR THE BENEVOLENT CARE FUND

Sep 26, 2012

 PEABODY, MA - More than 250 people who live and work at Brooksby Village attended the 12th Annual Brooksby Village Charity Gala  at Brooksby Village. 

 "We are thrilled we were able to raise $90,000 this year for the Benevolent Care Fund," said Director of Philanthropy and Communications at Brooksby Village, Beth McNelis.  "Each year the Gala brings together both people who live and work at Brooksby Village with our supporting vendors and local community members.  The evening features a scrumptious sit-down dinner created by our own Executive Chefs, a pre-dinner band and much more.  It's a...

Brooksby Village Hosted Art Show and Silent Auction

Sep 12, 2012

Peabody, MA - A variety of artwork, jewelry, photography and much more were on display and for sale at Brooksby Village's Art Show and Silent Auction to benefit the Brooksby Village Benevolent Care Fund.   Everything for sale was created by or donated by both people who live and work at Brooksby Village.  There was also live music and refreshments as well as a cash bar. 

 "This was our first Art Show and Silent Auction so everyone was very excited,"  said Beth McNelis, Director of Philanthropy and Communications at Brooksby Village.  "There are so many clubs and artists...

MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE TO ATTEND THE 12th ANNUAL BROOKSBY VILLAGE CHARITY GALA TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE BENEVOLENT CARE FUND

Sep 12, 2012
PEABODY, MA - More than 200 hundred people who live at Brooksby Village will attend the 12th Annual Brooksby Village Charity Gala  on Friday, September 14 at 6:30pm at Brooksby Village.  "The Gala is the biggest event of the year and everyone is looking forward to having a wonderful time," said Director of Philanthropy and Communications at Brooksby Village, Beth McNelis.  "People who live and work at Brooksby Village enjoy dressing up for the Gala every year.  It's always a fabulous night of entertainment, food, fun and dancing."  This year guests will also enjoy Sisters of Swing, the story of the...

16 People Who Live and Work at Brooksby Village to Perform at "Dancing with the Brooksby Stars"

Aug 1, 2012
Thursday, August 2 at 1pm PEABODY, MA - Brooksby Village will have its own version of the hit ABC show "Dancing with the Stars" on Thursday, August 2 at 1pm when more than 16 people perform in "Dancing with the Brooksby Stars." Both people who live and work at Brooksby Village will perform all kinds of dance including rhumba, disco, tango, waltz, fox trot, jitterbug and zumba. "This is our 4th year having this event and every year it gets bigger and better," said Lisa Kirshon. "Last year we made $2500 for the Benevolent Care Fund and we hope to...

Brooksby Village Hosting Art Show and Silent Auction

Jul 30, 2012
Sunday, August 26th, 2012 WHAT:  A variety of artwork, jewelry, photography and much more will be on display and for sale at Brooksby Village's Art Show and Silent Auction to benefit the Brooksby Village Benevolent Care Fund.   Everything for sale will be created by or donated by both people who live and work at Brooksby Village.  There will also be live music and refreshments as well as a cash bar. "This is our first Art Show and Silent Auction so everyone is very excited,"  said Beth McNelis, Director of Philanthropy and Communications at Brooksby Village.  "There are so many clubs...