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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."...

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...

Linden Ponds Artists Create Hall of Presidents Exhibition

Feb 4, 2013
Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln Featured in 6ft by 8ft Watercolor Portraits

Hingham, MA - When Linden Ponds decided they wanted to celebrate the many Presidents of the United States, residents Burt Longenbach and members of his water color painting class, Hilda Peirce, Judy Fockenier, Charles Vaughn and Ann O'Malley responded 

The five artists came together to create The Linden Ponds Hall of Presidents Exhibition which includes 14 charcoal drawings of the presidents between Washington and Lincoln (18 in by 24 in) and two 6ft by 8ft watercolor portraits of Washington and Lincoln. "Last year...

Linden Ponds' Continuing Care Center Awarded Accreditation by the Joint Commission

Jan 28, 2013
Hingham, MA -Linden Ponds' Continuing Care Center was awarded accreditation by the Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. "The accreditation is another milestone in Linden Ponds' effort to be a leader in person-centered care and commitment to excellence," said Ian Brown, Executive Director, Linden Ponds.  "The Linden Ponds' team should be proud of this accomplishment.  We are grateful and thankful to all for a job well done."  The Joint Commission's mission is "to continuously improve healthcare for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders,...