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Thanksgiving Meal Package

Leave the Cooking to Us! Thanksgiving Meal Package PACKAGE INCLUDES: 8 - 9 pound Turkey (serves 4 - 6) or 12 - 14 pound Turkey (serves 8 - 10) Mashed Potatoes Traditional Bread Dressing Turkey Gravy Corn or Green Beans

October 17th, 2019|Neighbors|

A Love That’s Lasted 70 Years

This year is a very special one for Masonic Village at Elizabethtown residents Carl and Evelyn Hackman, as it marks the 70th year of their marriage. Carl and Evelyn’s relationship started with a church youth group’s ice cream social …

September 25th, 2019|Neighbors|

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|