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Linden Ponds to Host The Harvest Fair

Sep 23, 2013
WHAT:   People are invited to visit Linden Ponds, in Hingham, for The Harvest Fair Saturday, November 2 from 9am-1pm.  Thirty crafters, some of who live at Linden Ponds, will display and sell their handmade jewelry, paintings, holiday ornaments, handbags, and more.  "We are very excited about the Linden Ponds Harvest Fair," said Deb Graham, Linden Ponds resident.  "There are so many gifted crafters living here at Linden Ponds and this provides a way for them to share their talents.  We also have a number of outside crafters coming to Linden Ponds to showcase their work.  It will be a...

Hundreds Attending Linden Ponds Summer Concert Series Every Week

Jul 22, 2013
Hingham, MA - Hundreds of people who live at Linden Ponds are attending the Linden Ponds Summer Concert Series every Tuesday at 2pm outside at the Summer Concert Stage. "This is one of Linden Ponds most popular summer events," said Jeremy Graham, Community Resources Coordinator, Linden Ponds. "Outside groups come to Linden Ponds every week to perform in front of hundreds of residents and staff." This years' groups include local singers and bands and is presented by The Linden Ponds Event Committee. About Linden Ponds : Linden Ponds is one of 16 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living . Linden...

Erickson Living Names James Wingardner Executive Director for Linden Ponds

Jul 22, 2013
Hingham, MA - Erickson Living has named James Wingardner as the Executive Director at Linden Ponds in Hingham, MA.  In his new leadership position, Wingardner will oversee the overall operations of this retirement community; one of two Erickson Living developed and managed sites in the Boston area. Wingardner's career history includes over 15 years of experience in managing Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Massachusetts.  During this period, he served as the Executive Director of Lasell Village, Director of Operations at Fox Hill Village, as well as Associate Executive Director at Linden Ponds and Executive Director at Brooksby...

Linden Ponds Makes Pillow Cases for Children with Life Threatening Illnesses

Jun 24, 2013
Hingham, MA - People who live at Linden Ponds gathered together to quilt pillow cases for ConKerr Cancer, an organization that delivers bright and cheerful pillowcases to children with life threatening illnesses*. Children's Hospital Boston, The Jimmy Fund and MassGeneral Hospital for Children are just a few of the hospitals that will receive the pillowcases. So far to date, the group at Linden Ponds has made over 100 pillowcases for ConKerr Cancer.  "Everyone here was very excited to make the pillow cases again," said Vivian Bleakney, Chair of the Pillow Case Group at Linden Ponds.  "A few years back Sandra O'Shaughnessy,...

Linden Ponds Resident Chosen as Faculty Grand Marshall at the Berklee College of Music Graduation

Jun 3, 2013
Hingham, MA  -- Lo Steele, who lives at Linden Ponds in Hingham and is a part time faculty member at Berklee College of Music was chosen to be the Faculty Grand Marshall at the Berklee College of Music Graduation. Steele was one of the speakers at the graduation. Annie Lennox, Grammy-winner and former Eurythmic, also spoke and received an honorary doctorate along with Carole King, Legendary Singer and Songwriter, and Willie Nelson, County Music Superstar. She was the first part time faculty member, the first Music Education Department Professor and the second woman to be chosen as the Grand Marshall...

More than $104,000 Has Been Raised for the Linden Ponds Student Scholarship Fund

May 2, 2013

Hingham, MA -- More than $104,000 has been raised for the Linden Ponds Student Scholarship Fund for the 36 students eligible for the scholarship this year.  During the annual Scholars Week more than $1800 was raised at the Fashion Show.

"During the months of April and May we raise money for the Linden Ponds Student Scholarship Fund,"  said Susan DeMello, Staff Development Manager, Linden Ponds.   "One week in April people who live here had the chance to attend a spelling bee, watch a fashion show and/or play Jeopardy at Linden Ponds.  Most of the events are free...

Fashion Show, Spelling Bee, and More Events Planned for the Linden Ponds Student Scholarship Fund

Apr 22, 2013
36 Students Eligible for Scholarships This Year

 Hingham, MA - Students working at Linden Ponds will participate in the annual Student Scholarship Week, April 21-26, to raise money for the Linden Ponds Student Scholarship Fund.

The Linden Ponds Scholarship Fund is for student employees who plan to attend a college or accredited trade school beginning fall 2013.  The students need to have worked at Linden Ponds during their junior and senior year and put in 1000 hours of work.  Those students will receive a total of $5,000 over four years of college.  The money will be...

Chit Chat Knitters at Linden Ponds Giving Back to Community

Apr 1, 2013
Group Making Items for Local Hospitals, the Military, Warm up America and More   Hingham, MA - Many people at Linden Ponds have been knitting for years, they are making items for local hospitals, the military, their families and more.  While not all the knitters at Linden Ponds choose to belong to the knitting club, the group is growing with over 30 active members.  Overtime three smaller groups:  The Comfort Shawl Knitters, The Caps for Kids Knitters, and the Plastic Bag Crocheters, joined together to form the ChitChat Knitters.  The name was officially changed in October 2012.  The Knitters and...

Linden Ponds' Artists Bring Spring Inside

Mar 20, 2013
"A Touch of Spring," Six Gardens Themed After Children's Stories, Located Inside Linden Ponds Hingham, MA - It's been a long winter in MA. That's why four people who live at Linden Ponds thought they would kick off Spring this year by creating real gardens inside the retirement community. "A Touch of Spring," created by Marty Saunders, Roy Peterson, Ding Wilding-Smith and Jim McGurl, includes six gardens (all completely real) themed after Children's Stories. "We have had Touch of Spring the past few years at Linden Ponds but this year we took it to another level," said Saunders. "Roy Peterson was...

The Linden Ponds Community Comes Together to Raise $6000 for the Massachusetts Hospital School

Feb 21, 2013
Hingham, MA - Hundreds of people who live at Linden Ponds raised $6000 for the Massachusetts Hospital School by attending a performance of "I Do! I Do!" presented by Showstoppers at Linden Ponds. "Between ticket sales, resident donations and Linden Ponds making a donation, we were able to donate $6000 to Massachusetts Hospital School, said Jeremy Graham, Community Resources Coordinator, Linden Ponds. "Everyone looks forward to this event every year so they can help the Massachusetts Hospital School. Best Chevy sponsors the entire event so all of the ticket sales and donations go directly to Mass Hospital. We can't thank them enough."...