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Myers Installed as Associate Chaplain

May 10, 2017 – Deacon Donald Myers of Westminster was officially installed as the Associate Chaplain at Carroll Lutheran Village on Sunday, May 7 by the Rev. William Gohl, Bishop of the Delaware-Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Myers was called to service as Associate Chaplain in October 2016 after earning

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Winebrenner Selected to Lead Therapy Department

May 9, 2017 – Carroll Lutheran Village welcomes Michael Winebrenner, PT, DPT, MBA as the Therapy Coordinator.  He will oversee inpatient and outpatient therapy services for Village residents. Winebrenner is a former co-owner of a private physical therapy practice and most recently served as  Rehab Director at Heartlands Senior Living in Ellicott City.  He holds

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Village Volunteers Honored During National Volunteer Month

April 24, 2017 – Carroll Lutheran Village volunteers were honored on April 22 as part of National Volunteer Month.  The event featured a concert by Coram Deo, a men’s choral group from the Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church in Ellicott City, followed by refreshments and social time. More than 150 of the Village’s 402 volunteers were

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Horn Selected as Director of Social Work

March 23, 2017 – Carroll Lutheran Village has named Elizabeth Horn, LCSW-C, as Director of Social Work.  She will oversee social work services for nearly 700 residents in residential living, assisted living and skilled nursing. Horn has served in social work for more than 30 years, most recently as the Director of Social Work at

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Employees Recognized for Years of Service

March 10, 2017 – Carroll Lutheran Village recognized 26 employees for their years of service at John Street Station in Westminster on March 9. These employees achieved a combined 255 years of service at the continuing care retirement community in Westminster through the end of 2016.     Employees who retired during the previous year

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Early Bird Registration Deadline for 20th Annual CLV Golf Tournament

March 1, 2017 – The deadline to register at early-bird pricing for the Carroll Lutheran Village golf tournament is quickly approaching. The tournament will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at The Links at Gettysburg. Golfers who register before April 1, 2017 will pay $190 each.  After April 1 the fee rises to $200.

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CLV to Host World Day of Prayer Service

February 17, 2017 – Women, men and children in more than 170 countries and regions will celebrate the annual World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 3, 2017.  Carroll Lutheran Village will host the Carroll County service beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Krug Chapel Auditorium. The service was written by the women of the World

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Carroll Lutheran Village Wins National Wellness Award

January 17, 2017 – Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster has been named the Gold Senior Living Community Winner of the Pinnacle Award.  The award, sponsored by the NuStep Corporation, recognizes senior living organizations for excellence in whole-person wellness programming that promotes the concept of healthy aging and demonstrates a culture of wellness throughout the organization.

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Winter Games Tickets Available

December 23, 2016 – Carroll Lutheran Village will host its annual Winter Games on Saturday, January 28 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Hospitality Dining Room on campus. The event consists of three hours of board and card games, door prizes, a 25/25/50 raffle and light refreshments to help beat the winter doldrums.

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Funt Named Executive Chef

December 22, 2016 – Shelley Funt of Gettysburg, Pa. has been selected as the executive chef at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster working under Sodexo, an international provider of integrated food and facilities services. Funt will oversee the culinary program for the Village, which includes food quality and recipe compliance and consistency.  Previously she worked

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Off the Shelf Raises Funds for CCFS

November 1, 2016 – Carroll Lutheran Village was the host for the 5th Annual “Off the Shelf” Gala to benefit Carroll County Food Sunday on Thursday, October 20.  The event raised $6,400 for the organization. The Village’s award winning Executive Chef, Chris Spear, used food pantry staples like breakfast syrup, saltines, ketchup, grape jelly and

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Myers Named Associate Chaplain

October 31, 2016 – Don Myers of Westminster has been named Associate Chaplain at Carroll Lutheran Village. Myers graduated from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg in 2016 with a Master of Arts degree in ministerial studies with a concentration in pastoral care.  He was consecrated as a Deacon in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in

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Annual Quilt Raffle to Benefit the Village

October 31, 2016 – The annual Carroll Lutheran Village quilt raffle is underway now through December 3. The quilt, entitled Bed of Roses, is 77.5” by 77.5” and was hand-sewn by the Carroll Lutheran Village Quilters. The 2016 raffle quilt is on display at the Village Corner gift shop at 300 St. Luke Circle on

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Great Decisions Registration Underway

October 14, 2016 – Discussion topics for the 2017 Great Decisions discussion series have been announced.  The program is co-hosted locally by Carroll Lutheran Village and McDaniel College and sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. Great Decisions is a national program produced by the American Foreign Policy Association, which seeks to convey a

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Residents Association Elects New Leadership

September 9, 2016 – The Carroll Lutheran Village Residents Association elected new leadership at its annual meeting on September 7, 2016 at the Village. The newly elected officers include: Ann Wickersham – President Don Wright – Vice President Craig Greaves – Treasurer Martha Slay – Secretary   Resident committee chairs for 2015-2016 include: Deborah Rio

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Fall Lifelong Learning Courses Listed

September 6, 2016 – The fall course offerings through the Lifelong Learning Series at Carroll Lutheran Village are now available for registration.  The series of programs include art appreciation, yoga, swimming, international affairs, technology, movement and meditation classes and more. The Lifelong Learning Series continues as part of the Carroll Lutheran Village wellness initiative in

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Carroll Lutheran Village Employees Awarded Scholarships

July 29, 2016 – Eighteen employees at Carroll Lutheran Village have been awarded scholarships to continue their education.  The recipients were honored at a reception on July 28 at the Village. The awards were made through the Walters Education Fund, which provides scholarship and education advancement opportunities to Village employees in three tracks: Student, Professional Development

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Pool Renovations Underway

July 15, 2016 – The therapeutic indoor pool at Carroll Lutheran Village is closed for renovations through mid-August. A new pool deck surface is being installed and other maintenance and repairs are underway. We look forward to re-opening the pool in mid-August for residents and community guest members to enjoy!

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Golf Tournament Raises $113,000 to Benefit Seniors with Need

June 8, 2016 – The 19th Annual Carroll Lutheran Village Golf Tournament was held on June 3, 2016 at The Links at Gettysburg.  The event raised $113,000 in support of the Ministry of Caring, which provides assistance to residents of Carroll Lutheran Village who have outlived their financial resources. The event featured 18-holes of golf,

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Heuer Art Studio Dedicated

Art Studio Dedication

May 31, 2016 – Residents of Carroll Lutheran Village have a new, dedicated art room thanks to a gift in memory of two residents.  The Heuer Art Studio, located in the former pharmacy space in the 205 St. Mark Way building, provides storage space for art supplies and works in progress, display areas, work space, and

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Volunteers Recognized with President’s Award

volunteer luncheon crowd

May 25, 2016 – Volunteers who documented 100 or more volunteer hours with Carroll Lutheran Village last year were honored at a luncheon on May 25. In 2015, 22 students, 178 adults from the off-campus community and 260 residents documented nearly 25,000 of volunteer service to the Village. A total of 74 volunteers gave 100

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Golf Tournament Sold Out

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May 25, 2016 – Golfer positions are sold out for the 19th annual Carroll Lutheran Village Golf Tournament scheduled for Friday, June 3 at The Links at Gettysburg.  The tournament is unique in that it offers six divisions based on age ranges for individual scoring. Trophies and prizes are awarded to the top two scorers in each

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Volunteer Honored with Lay Ministry Award

April 25, 2015 – The 19th Annual Celebrate Ministry Awards Program recognizing outstanding Lutheran lay ministry in the Delaware-Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America was held on April 17, 2016 at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster.  A total of 13 awards were presented by the Synod Bishop, the Rev. Wolfgang D. Herz-Lane.

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Comcast Cares Day

Comcast Cares Day Volunteers

April 23, 2016 – Carroll Lutheran Village residents and staff participated in Comcast Cares Day on April 22, which was also Earth Day, to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Westminster. A total of 38 volunteers participated.  Some picked up litter along Adams Mill Road in Westminster, some picked up litter on campus, and

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Sister Community Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

April 17, 2016 – The Lutheran Village at MILLER’S GRANT, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in the final stages of construction, held a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 15, 2016 to celebrate the opening of the senior living community along Frederick Road in Ellicott City. During the ceremony, state and Howard County officials joined

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Volunteers Honored During National Volunteer Month

Volunteer Appreciation Event

April 4, 2016 – Carroll Lutheran Village volunteers were honored on April 2 as part of National Volunteer Month. The event featured a concert of Celtic harp and bagpipe music by the duo Port Righ followed by refreshments and social time. Nearly 200 of the Village’s 460 volunteers were on hand to enjoy the event.

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Oxx Named Executive Director

George Oxx

April 4, 2016 – George Oxx has been named Executive Director for Carroll Lutheran Village.  He has more than 30 years’ experience in the management and administration of continuing care retirement communities. Oxx joins the Village after nearly ten years at Mercy Ridge, a continuing care retirement community in Timonium, where he was the executive

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CLV to Host Quilt Show

April 1, 2016 – Quilts of all shapes, sizes and styles will be on display in the Wellness Center at Carroll Lutheran Village on Saturday, April 9 from 2:00 pm. to 4:00 p.m. The Quilt Show will feature more than 30 quilts, some of which are family heirlooms. The show is open to the public.

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Employees Recognized for Years of Service

March 25, 2016 – Carroll Lutheran Village recognized 32 employees for their years of service at John Street Station in Westminster on March 26. These employees achieved a combined 374 years of service at the continuing care retirement community in Westminster through the end of 2015. 25 Years of Service Melissa Batten Sandra Groomes Diane

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Golf Early Bird Registration Deadline Near

2015 Golf Tournament

March 8, 2016 – The deadline to register at early-bird pricing for the Carroll Lutheran Village golf tournament is quickly approaching. The tournament will be held on Friday, June 3, 2016 at The Links at Gettysburg. Golfers who register before April 1, 2016 will pay $190 each. After April 1 the fee rises to $200.

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World Day of Prayer Celebrates Children

March 7, 2016 – March 4 was a day for women, men and children of all cultures to come together and celebrate their faith during the annual World Day of Prayer. Carroll Lutheran Village hosted the Carroll County event, which was planned by Church Women United of Carroll County.  Women from seven area churches and

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Spring Lifelong Learning Series Courses Offered

March 7, 2016 – The spring course offerings through the Lifelong Learning Series at Carroll Lutheran Village are now available for registration. The series of programs include art appreciation, yoga, swimming, Zumba, movement and meditation classes; sessions on osteoporosis, technology, reproductive health care for older women and more. The Lifelong Learning Series continues as part

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