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Henry Named Executive Director

June 5, 2018 – John Henry has been named Executive Director for Carroll Lutheran Village effective June 9. He will succeed George Oxx, who is retiring on June 8.  Henry joined the organization in 2015 as the Administrator of the Health Care Center and Diven House for assisted living. He is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator

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Carroll Lutheran Village to Host World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event

May 24, 2018 – Carroll Lutheran Village will host the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day for Carroll County on Monday, June 11 from 10am-11:30am in Krug Chapel Auditorium. The event will include information geared toward older adults, family members, caregivers, etc.  Doors will open at 9:30am. Presentations include “Recognizing Signs of Elder Abuse” and “Recognizing

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Two Carroll Women Honored with Lay Ministry Awards

 May 7, 2018 – The 21st Annual Celebrate Ministry Awards Program recognizing outstanding Lay ministry in the Delaware-Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America was held on April 15, 2018 at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster.  A total of 14 awards were presented by the Synod Bishop, the Rev. William Gohl. Social Ministry

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Comcast Cares Day

April 19, 2018 – Residents and staff participated in Comcast Cares Day on April 18. A total of 45 residents and four staff from Comcast in Frederick picked up litter and planted flowers. This group picked up litter on Adams Mill Road in Westminster. Comcast donated $20 per volunteer – a total of $980 –

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More than 30 Employees Recognized for Years of Service

March 16, 2018 – Carroll Lutheran Village recognized 32 employees at John Street Station in Westminster on March 15. These employees achieved a combined 355 years of service at the Westminster continuing care retirement community through the end of 2017.       Employees who retired during the previous year were also honored. Robert Kropkowski,

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Carroll Lutheran Village Approved as Stephen Ministry Organization

March 12, 2018 – Carroll Lutheran Village has been approved as a Stephen Ministry organization.  Stephen Ministry equips lay people within a community to provide one-to-one emotional and spiritual care to people who are experiencing difficulty in their lives such as the loss of a loved one, a terminal or chronic illness, hospitalization or another

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Early Bird Registration Deadline Approaching for Golf Tournament

March 1, 2018 – 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 1, 2018 at The Links at Gettysburg. Golfers who register before April 1, 2018 will pay $190 each.  After April 1 the fee rises to $200.

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Quilt Raffle Winner Announced

February 9, 2018 – Carol Schoennagel (right) of Reisterstown is the winner of the 2017 Carroll Lutheran Village Quilt Raffle. The winning ticket was drawn on Saturday, January 27 at the annual Winter Games event at Carroll Lutheran Village.  Schoennagel, who was not present at the drawing, received her prize on February 9.   Ticket

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Soup Challenge Raises Funds for Employee Education

February 8, 2018 – Emma Austin was the winner of the 3rd annual Carroll Lutheran Village Chef’s Soup Challenge on February 6. More than 100 residents and staff paid $10 per ticket to taste-test new soup recipes by eight chefs to raise more than $1,100 for the Walters Education Fund, which supports student employee scholarships

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CLV Nurse Elected President of Infection Control Association

Carroll Lutheran Village nurse

January 2, 2018 – Mary Lou Tindale of Westminster has been elected President of the DELMARVA Chapter of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), which serves Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.  Tindale is the Employee Health Nurse and Infection Preventionist at Carroll Lutheran Village. The organization works to prevent infection by educating

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Readers’ Theater Raises Over $1,600 for Local Charity

December 21, 2017 –  The Carroll Lutheran Village Readers’ Theatre presented The Marley Version on December 14. The play is inspired by Charles Dickens’ novel A Christmas Carol.  This play focuses on Marley’s errand and the journey he undertakes to fulfill it. Twenty residents volunteered as cast members and/or production staff.  Tickets were free to

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Staehlin Wins Prestigious Engineering Honor

December 6, 2017 – Carroll Lutheran Village resident John Staehlin received the Hoover Medal in Engineering on November 6 at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Honors Assembly in Tampa, Florida.  He was recognized for his lifetime achievement in finding customized engineering solutions to help people with disabilities achieve greater mobility and independence. Professionally, Staehlin

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Quilt Raffle to Benefit Resident Assistance Fund

November 30, 2017 – The annual Carroll Lutheran Village quilt raffle is underway now through January 27, 2018.  The quilt, entitled Friendship Honey Bee Quilt, is 92” by 92” and was hand-sewn by the Carroll Lutheran Village Quilters. The quilt is on display at the Village Corner gift shop at 300 St. Luke Circle on

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Village Residents Named Distinguished Volunters

November 21, 2017 – Two residents of Carroll Lutheran Village have been named Distinguished Volunteers by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Western Maryland Chapter. Nick Delia and Jim Emmons were among 20 volunteers honored on November 15 at Musket Ridge Golf Course. Delia and Emmons were honored for their work on the Carroll Lutheran Village

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CLV Hosts Annual Dinner To Benefit Carroll County Food Sunday

November 15, 2017 – Carroll Lutheran Village hosted the 6th Annual Off the Shelf Fundraising Dinner to benefit Carroll County Food Sunday on Thursday, October 19.  The event netted over $10,800 for the organization. The evening began with a cocktail hour that included music and a silent auction.  The Village’s award winning Executive Chef, Shelley

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Dillow Inducted to Hall of Fame

November 8, 2017 – Carroll Lutheran Village resident and Board of Trustees members Roberta “Bobbie” Dillow has been inducted into the Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.  She was one of 50 older adults in Maryland to be inducted at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie on October 26.  The Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of

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Five Members Elected to Board of Trustees

October 18, 2017 – Five members were elected to the Carroll Lutheran Village Board of Trustees at the annual Corporation Meeting on October 17. Stacie Dowling, partner at Summerfield, Willen, Silverberg & Limsky; Justin Durboraw, owner of Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home; and Dr. Diane Martin, Director of the Center for the Study of Aging at McDaniel

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Residents Association Elects New Leadership

September 7, 2017 – The Carroll Lutheran Village Residents Association elected new leadership at its annual meeting on September 6, 2017 at the Village. The newly elected officers include: Ann Wickersham – President Deborah Rio – Vice President Craig Greaves – Treasurer Joyce McNeil – Secretary   Resident committee chairs for 2017-2018 include: Lon Bishop

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Girl Scout Troop Completes Silver Award Project at Carroll Lutheran Village

August 24, 2017 – Girl Scout Troop 1523 in Sykesville completed requirements for their Silver Award in August after a 15-month project at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. The six members of the troop and their two leaders presented a Tree Identification Guide for the Bollinger Fitness Trail on campus to Volunteer Coordinator Pamela Malkin

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Employees Awarded Scholarships

July 20, 2017 – Eleven employees at Carroll Lutheran Village have been awarded scholarships to continue their education.  The recipients were honored during a reception at the Village on July 20. The awards were made through the Walters Education Fund, which provides scholarship and education advancement opportunities to Village employees in three tracks: Student, Professional

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Carroll Lutheran Village Golf Tournament Raises $138,500

June 20, 2017 – The 20th Annual Carroll Lutheran Village Golf Tournament was held on June 2, 2017 at The Links at Gettysburg.  The event raised $138,500. The tournament featured 18-holes of golf, a live auction and a raffle.  Raffle winners were drawn on Thursday, June 1 at Carroll Lutheran Village and were Doris Dell,

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New Volunteer Coordinator Selected

June 16, 2017 – Pamela Malkin of Finksburg has been selected as the Volunteer Coordinator for Carroll Lutheran Village.  Malkin will oversee the volunteer program at the Village including matching community volunteers with opportunities on campus and matching Village residents with volunteer opportunities in the greater community. Malkin is a former middle school art teacher

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Volunteers Recognized with President’s Award

June 12, 2017 – Volunteers who documented 100 or more volunteer hours with Carroll Lutheran Village last year were honored at a luncheon on May 25, 2017.  In 2016, 11 students, 160 adults from the off-campus community and 231 residents documented nearly 25,000 of volunteer service to the Village. A total of 73 volunteers gave

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Lau Named Care Coordinator

June 9, 2017 – Carroll Lutheran Village has selected Kimberly Lau, RN, BSN, CCM as the organization’s first Care Coordinator.  Lau will work with Village residents to help them navigate the health care system, schedule appointments and provide basic nursing care in the campus medical suite. Lau has served in similar roles most recently with

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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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26 Employees Recognized for Years of Service – 2017

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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