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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...

Brooksby Village Hosting a Medicare 101 Seminar with Guest Speaker Irene O'Donnell of Mystic Valley Elder Service

Jul 11, 2012
Thursday, July 26 at 6:30pm WHAT:  Brooksby Village will host a Medicare Seminar on Thursday, July 26 at 6:30pm with Guest Speaker Irene O'Donnell of Mystic Valley Elder Services. This seminar will help people make more informed decisions when it comes to Medicare health insurance. WHEN:  Thursday, July 26, 2012 6:30 p.m. WHERE: McIntosh Clubhouse Catering Room at Brooksby Village 300 Brooksby Village Drive Peabody, MA  01960 RSVP:  Call 978-536-7810

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...