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Helping Heroes and Nourishing Neighbors

Northwest EMS operates four stations and serves a population of over 55,000 residents in 15 municipalities. Community Cupboard of Elizabethtown is an emergency food program serving an average of 195 individuals monthly. In an effort to “go green,” Masonic Villages is donating money saved on production costs of its Report to the Community to charitable organizations.  A $3,500 donation was made to Northwest EMS for its bullet-resistant vest campaign, and a $2,800 donation was made to Community Cupboard on behalf of Masonic Village at Elizabethtown.

December 7th, 2018|Neighbors|

Unleashing the Possibilities Worldwide

Fifteen years ago, Masonic Village resident Jo-Anne Karnes started a program through the Order of the Eastern Star to provide service dogs for children, adults and veterans. Having raised close to $1.3 million throughout the U.S. and Canada, the program is now going international.

November 1st, 2018|Neighbors|

It’s Good to Have Options

The OPTIONS program, run through the Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging, serves more than 6,000 seniors facing a range of hardships. In an effort to “go green,” Masonic Villages is donating money saved on production costs of its Report to the Community to charitable organizations serving seniors across Pennsylvania. A $2,500 donation was made to the OPTIONS program on behalf of the Masonic Village at Sewickley.

September 19th, 2018|Care, Neighbors|

National Security Officers Appreciation Week: Valerie Gray

When entering Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, you will notice the historic stone buildings, quaint cottages and lush green gardens..and also blue, black, and red security vehicles driven by security officers keeping watch on these beautifully kept grounds. Valerie Gray, a 10-year veteran with Masonic Villages, assists her fellow officers in keeping the residents and visitors safe and secure.

September 17th, 2018|Lifestyle, Neighbors|

An Honest Life

Esther Slemenda can keep a secret. After all, she did it for a living. Although the details of her work are classified, she is still able to share other stories from her 105 years.

September 14th, 2018|Lifestyle, Neighbors|

Masonic Villages is Hungry to Help

Each month, nearly 200 seniors in Luzerne County rely on the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank to keep from going hungry. In an effort to “go green,” Masonic Villages is donating money saved on production costs of its Report to the Community to charitable organizations serving seniors across Pennsylvania.  A $2,000 donation was made to the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank on behalf of the Masonic Village at Dallas.

September 11th, 2018|Care, Neighbors|

A Friend for Neighbors in Need

In addition to running Meal on Wheels, a food pantry and a thrift shop, Colonial Neighborhood Council receives new requests for assistance daily. In an effort to “go green,” Masonic Villages is donating money saved on production costs of its Report to the Community to charitable organizations serving seniors across Pennsylvania. A $2,500 donation was made to the Colonial Neighborhood Council on behalf of the Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill.

September 5th, 2018|Care, Neighbors|

The Greatest Gift of All

The Christmas Gala is committed to helping senior adults in Bucks County year-round. In an effort to “go green,” Masonic Villages is donating money saved on production costs of its Report to the Community to charitable organizations serving seniors across Pennsylvania. A $2,000 donation was made to The Christmas Gala on behalf of the Masonic Village at Warminster.

August 1st, 2018|Care, Neighbors|

Meet our Maintenance Staff: John Lebzelter

Over the years, John Lebzelter has done everything from restoration tech to working on a cattle farm. On Oct. 13, 2017, he started his job as a maintenance mechanic in the turnover department at Masonic Village of Elizabethtown, where he continues to have that variety in his career.

A 60-Year Love

Walt and Margie celebrate 60 years of marriage on Nov. 23, 2017. Those 60 years have been filled with sidesplitting laughter, good stories and, most of all, unbreakable love.

November 20th, 2017|Neighbors|