Ashby Ponds priority list members enjoyed a special tour and wine tasting at Quattro Goomba’s Winery (quattro goomba is Italian for “four close friends”).

The Ashby Ponds priority list offers the hottest ticket in town, a future home at the sought-after Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va.

Members of the most recent Ashby Ponds STEM panel, (from left) Kira Emmons, Emily Crisp, Sarah Ritter, and Jarreau Williams, shared with audience members the impact of STEM education on their career choices.

According to the National Math and Science Initiative, the United States is expected to have more than 8.6 million jobs available within the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by 2018, but as many as 3 million of those jobs may be unfilled.

Author Suzi Weinert and her husband moved to Ashby Ponds late last year.

“Life is good and will be even better when we advance from the priority list to our Ashby Ponds home,” said Suzi Weinert in an interview with the Tribune in the fall of 2014. This past December, she and her husband Don made their dreams a reality.

Last year, Nan Krueger and her fellow technological gurus at Ashby Ponds aimed to take the largest senior selfie to date.

According to a recent report by eMarketer, “more than 1 billion people worldwide, representing nearly 15% of the global population, use a tablet.” eMarketer anticipates that this total will reach 1.43 billion by 2018. 

(From left) Sales Counselor Dana Bradshaw, Sales Director Holly Henderson, Personal Moving Consultant Elizabeth McCumiskey, and Sales Manager Casey Jaekle

“Every day, I help people discover why Erickson Living communities, like Ashby Ponds, provide the best lifestyle for seniors but not because it is my job,” says Director of Sales Holly Henderson. “I do it because I strongly believe it’s true.” 

Ashby Ponds residents Wes and Rose Kriebel

“For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” —Judy Garland

Former kindergarten teacher Ann Wilkinson (center) with Farmwell Station middle school students.

“A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.” —Charles and Ann Morse

Paula Rivera

“I absolutely love my apartment home. It’s just beautiful,” says Paula Rivera of her extra-large, two-bedroom, two-bath Radcliffe apartment home at Ashby Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va.

Ashby Ponds resident

If information is power, John Hedley was at the center of it. With an intelligence career spanning nearly 50 years at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), John worked on matters related to Soviet foreign policy, compiled the President’s daily brief, and determined which CIA agents’ stories would become public as the chairman of the CIA’s publication review board.