After the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal, guests enjoyed looking at photos and keepsakes from Elizabeth “Libby” and her late husband William Haynes’ personal collection.

On Saturday, October 8, Colonel Bruce Heinlein, commander of National Capital Wing, Civil Air Patrol, bestowed a Congressional Gold Medal to Greenspring community member Elizabeth “Libby” Daggit Haynes for her service as a cadet member of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) during World War II.

Each December, Betty Kenealy reflects on her place in American history.

It’s a day I’ve never forgotten,” says Elizabeth “Betty” Kenealy, a community member at Greenspring, in Springfield, Va., and a survivor of the December 7, 1941, Japanese bombing at Pearl Harbor.

Greenspring’s one-bedroom, one-bath Brighton floor plan is one of the community’s most popular designs, and for a good reason. The Brighton marries spaciousness with value and affordability.

“I wanted a spacious one-bedroom home with a full bath, and the Brighton is exactly what I asked for,” says Greenspring community member Marcia Aberle. “After a year of waiting, I received the call that this home was available.

(From left) Avan Price, Producer/Director Diane Gatsis Havinga, and Producer  Andrew Seegers proudly display Channel 6’s three bronze Telly Awards.

With a professional staff of 3 employees and more than 60 resident volunteers, Greenspring’s in-house cable channel recently received three bronze International Telly Awards. Since the channel’s inception in 1999, the station has received an impressive 29 Telly Awards.

Personal Moving Consultant Anna Greves has literally helped hundreds of people move to Greenspring in Springfield, Va.

“Before I moved to Greenspring, I had friends tell me I was too young,” says 73-year-old Sue Leathers. “And I just laughed. Too young for what—to have fun? No! I’m too young to waste my time caring for a too-big house when I could be having the time of my life.”

At a winery tasting and lunch, from front to back, are Mary Ann Perry, Robert Disque, Sally Pritchett, Anne McMasters, Bill Campbell, and Greenspring’s special trips coordinator Robin LeGrand.

Scottish novelist and travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson once remarked, “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” 

Sue Leathers loves her Abbott studio apartment home because she has more time for fun and activities.

“I love my Abbott studio apartment home at Greenspring,” says community member Sue Leathers. “For the first time ever, my life is now my own. I’m no longer spending time keeping house and dealing with an overload of stuff.

Marilyn and Thomas Hady relied on Personal Moving Consultant Anna Greves and her recommendations on trusted realty and moving vendors to help them with their move to Greenspring in Springfield, Va.

Earlier this year, Thomas and Marilyn Hady moved from their Springfield, Va., house of 43 years to Greenspring, with the help of Personal Moving Consultant Anna Greves.

Shirley Teasley (front) and Judy Molseed (center) distribute books to students.

Maya Angelou once remarked, “Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his needs, is good for him.” For members of the Catholic Council at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va., it is the guiding force behind their three-year mi