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

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 make even more this year.  Everyone can't wait to see the performances. " Tickets are $5 and money raised will go to the The Benevolent Care Fund which is a Fund set up to provide support to residents who, despite careful planning, outlive their financial resources. This Fund enables residents to remain at Brooksby Village, knowing they will always receive the care they deserve. If you would like to cover "Dancing with the Brooksby Stars" on Thursday, August 2 at 1pm in the McIntosh Catering Room at Brooksby Village, please call Dani Baldassare at 978/536-7905. 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 TV studio, a swimming pool, activity rooms, classrooms, game rooms and even two branches of a bank.  Residents also have the opportunity to take part in hundreds of different clubs and activities.  The community also has its own Interfaith Chapel on campus that serves as the physical foundation for a strong faith-based community. About Erickson Living:  Erickson Living develops and manages full-service retirement communities including Brooksby Village that provide worry-free living for America's seniors - the country's fastest-growing population segment.  Erickson's refundable entrance deposit and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into every community, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  And the company's wide-ranging employee programs have earned Erickson numerous awards, including Fortune magazine's "Best Companies to Work For®" in 2008 and 2009.  For more information, visit www.ericksonliving.com.