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Brooksby Village Names Reverend Karen Maleri Manager of Pastoral Ministries

Jun 24, 2013
Brooksby Village has named Reverend Karen Maleri as the new Manager of Pastoral Ministries. Reverend Maleri comes to Brooksby Village with a wealth of experience in interfaith collaboration, management, and continuing care retirement community experience.   She was an ecumenical liaison for her church in the Milton Interfaith Clergy Association immediately prior to her coming to Brooksby Village.  Reverend Maleri helped to  establish, manage and staff a volunteer program known as the Compassionate Caregivers Group at Havenwood-Heritage Heights, a CCRC in Concord NH, where Reverend Maleri served for eight years. She has been involved with the pastoral counseling of individuals in...

Many Runners and Walkers Participated in 12th Annual Brooksby Village Marathon

Jun 4, 2013
Peabody, MA -- More than 75 people who live and work at Brooksby Village walked a mile wearing Boston Strong ribbons and raised money for the Benevolent Care Fund at the 12 th Annual Brooksby Village Marathon.  "Every year we have a number of people who live and work here participate in the Brooksby Village marathon," said Stefanie Fuller, Fitness Specialist,  Brooksby Village.  "This year we had a great turnout of both runners, walkers, cheerleaders and we also had a record number of employees participate.   The Brooksby Marathon is just another example of how active people are who live here."  Participants...

Sisters Receive Same Award at Brooksby Village

Jun 3, 2013
Peabody, MA --  Melissa, Vanessa, Alysia and Cassie Graves from Topsfield, have all worked at Brooksby Village and received a Student Scholarship Award.  Cassie is the latest sister to receive the award and her three sisters were present to watch her receive it this year.  All four sisters worked in the Harvest Grille Restaurant at Brooksby Village,  were promoted to the Student Leadership Program and received the Brooksby Village Scholarship Award at one time or another.    [caption id="attachment_57988" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Graves sisters from Topsfield, from the left to right are their names and when they received...

Residents Teaching and Learning at Brooksby Village's Life and Learn Program

May 15, 2013
Peabody, MA - Who says you have to be in college to learn French or American history?  People who live at Brooksby Village are eager to learn and have now started their second semester of Live and Learn courses at Brooksby Village.     "A group of residents and staff came together to talk about ways to increase the number of educational opportunities offered at Brooksby Village," said Fran Gerrior, Community Resources Lead Coordinator, Brooksby Village.  "Residents expressed how interested they are in continuing their life-long learning, most especially from the comfort of their Brooksby Village home.  From these meetings, Live...

Brooksby Village Names Winners of the 2012 Employee Awards

Apr 22, 2013
 Peabody, MA - Brooksby Village announced the Winners of the 2012 Employee Awards. There were five awards presented at the Brooksby Village Employee Party.  "The party was originally scheduled back in February during the weekend of the Blizzard so we have been very anxious to announce the winners this year," said Mary Naughton, Director of Human Resources, Brooksby Village.  "With over 930 employees here at Brooksby Village, to be nominated as a finalist for one of these awards is truly remarkable"   Employee of the Year Winner - Tami Howard, Peabody, Unit Secretary Commitment to Excellence Award Winner - Alison...

$1700 Raised for Brooksby Village Scholarship Fund At Family Feud Event

Apr 10, 2013
Peabody, MA -- People who live at Brooksby Village teamed up with students who work there to play Family Feud to help raise money for the Brooksby Village Scholarship Fund. More than 240 people attended the event and $1700 was raised. Eighteen residents and 22 of the 39 Brooksby Village scholars were mixed into eight teams of five people each. John and Sue Evans, Andrew Zucco, Leah Bolduc and Kim Jones were named Brooksby Village Family Feud Champions! [caption id="attachment_47918" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Brooksby Village Family Feud Champions; John and Sue Evans, Andrew Zucco, Leah Bolduc and Kim...

Erickson Living Names Laurie Phillips, Personal Moving Consultant, Brooksby Village

Apr 1, 2013
Erickson Living has named Laurie Phillips, Georgetown, MA, Personal Moving Consultant, Brooksby Village.  Phillips, a licensed MA Realtor since 2005, currently holds a license with RE/MAX Prestige.  In this role Phillips will help future residents sell their homes quicker by referring local, successful realtors in their area; providing resources to them for various vendors such as painters, carpenters, and home staging companies to help them sell their home and maximize the money netted from the sale.   She will offer home services when she visits clients in their homes and offer downsizing tips, resources to donate, sell, or auction the things...

Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds Named a 2013 National Top Workplace

Feb 6, 2013
Ranked 85 nationwide in largest survey of American workers of its kind


Brooksby Village in Peabody and Linden Ponds in Hingham announced they have been named one of America's Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics. Both were ranked #85 nationwide among 872 organizations with more than 1,000 employees that participated in regional top workplaces programs. The National Top Workplaces list was determined solely by feedback gathered through an objective employee survey . The survey was conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, the leading on-demand employee survey provider, in conjunction with 30 leading regional newspapers.  Brooksby Village...

Stan Yeakel of Boxford Promoted to Director of General Services at Brooksby Village

Feb 1, 2013
Brooksby Village has promoted Stan Yeakel of Boxford, MA to the position of Director of General Services at Brooksby Village in Peabody, MA.  Prior to this promotion, he was Sr. Facilities Manager at Brooksby Village overseeing the Maintenance & Engineering Department.  For 16 years Yeakel was also a Development Director where his responsibilities included regional development, design, construction, and budgets, contract and staff management at communities including Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds in Hingham, MA. 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...

Yoga, Tai Chi, Zumba, Swimming; People Who Live at Brooksby Village are Getting in Shape

Jan 25, 2013
Peabody, MA - It's the beginning of another year and people are starting new workout routines or continuing what they are already do for exercise.   At Brooksby Village, hundreds of residents are attending the more than 13 different types of classes at the retirement community or they are working out in the Brooksby Village fitness center which doubled in size from 904 square feet to 1971 square feet. "We offer all types of classes including yoga, tai chi, zumba,  aquatic classes and we have our new fitness center," said Stefanie Fuller,  Fitness Specialist, Brooksby Village.  "We doubled in size, added new equipment, a personal training/physical therapy room and significantly...