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Loomis News

Opening Reception in Applewood Gallery

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Amherst – On Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 3:30 – 5:00 P.M., Applewood, One Spencer Drive, Amherst will hold an opening reception for an Exhibit by Jack Medoff of Drawings, Illustrations, Cartoons and Puntoons.The exhibit is free and open to the public and will run through February 11, 2018.   Read more...

Loomis Team Wellness Bowling Event

Monday, September 25, 2017

Twenty Loomis team members recently participated in a Bowling Wellness Challenge. Prizes were given to the best team and the four best overall scores.   Read more...

Alzheimer's Walk 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Team The Loomis Communities raised $6,787.00 for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s held on September 17. Activities included Blueberry Muffin Sales, Dogs on the Run hot dog lunches, basket raffles, a wine tasting, and of course sponsors for those walking. Of particular note, Loomis Village residents raised over $2,100 for fellow resident, Elwin Sanborn.   Read more...

Solar Eclipse Viewing

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

On Monday, August 21 over 100 residents, family members and team members enjoyed the partial solar eclipse. Everyone received viewing glasses and eclipse moon pies, lemonade and iced tea. Executive Director Craig Johnson and resident Don Bliss wore eclipse fashion.   Read more...

Hospitality of Applewood Resident

Monday, July 31, 2017

Sandi is a resident who has lived at Applewood for about 2.5 years. In that time, she has hosted many, drop in and socialize events. Most recently, she opened her home to all of the Applewood staff and residents for coffee, tea and blueberry muffins. She coordinated the event and then recruited a couple of other residents, Jill and Susan to assist with the baking and preparation.    Read more...

Eclectic Photography by Judith Ruderman

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Amherst – On Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 3:30 P.M. – 5 P.M., Applewood, One Spencer Drive, Amherst will hold an opening reception for a photography exhibit by Applewood resident Judith Ruderman. The opening is free and open to the public.
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Applewood Residents Visit Springfield, Massachusetts Materials Recycling Facility

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Applewood residents are concerned about their “Carbon Footprint”; so fifteen residents and three staff members received a guided tour through the Recycling Facility. This plant, which has been operating for 27 years, recycles products that are marketable in the United States and other countries. As companies are willing to produce products from used paper, plastics, and metal this industry grows becoming more profitable with an expanding marketplace.   Read more...

Quilt and Watercolor Display

Monday, March 13, 2017

Amherst – On Thursday, April 6, 2017, 3: 30 – 5:00 pm, Applewood, One Spencer Drive, Amherst will hold an opening reception for a quilt and watercolor display, “A Celebration of Light and Color” by Valerie A. Ivy and her daughter Valerie I. Steinberg. Reception is free and open to the public.   Read more...

Applewood and the Five College Learning in Retirement Celebrate Veteran’s Day

Friday, November 11, 2016

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ended when Germany signed an armistice agreement with the Allies. The participants took a moment at 11AM to quietly remember this historic event.   Read more...

Iron Chef Competition

Friday, October 28, 2016

On Thursday October 27, 2016, a cooking competition modeled after Iron Chef was held at Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing. All the chefs of our four communities, Applewood, Loomis House, Loomis Village and ofcourse our Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing chef competed against each other in this fun for all.   Read more...

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