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March 10, 2020
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Ladue Strings Bring Beautiful Music to Our Dining Room!

We recently got a treat from the Ladue Strings group from Ladue Horton Watkins High School who played during lunch at Friendship Village Chesterfield! The group spent about an hour performing at lunch for residents and staff, making it a classy, lovely affair. Thanks again to all the young artists who made our day a little more beautiful!
March 4, 2020
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Mary Mungenast (Chesterfield) and Bob Swearingen (Sunset Hills) Speak at MO Capitol

Mary Mungenast (Friendship Village Chesterfield) and Bob Swearingen (Friendship Village Sunset Hills) were invited by the Missouri State Senate to participate in a Legislative Committee Hearing Wednesday, March 4th in the State Capitol regarding the modernization of an old law pertaining to finances for Life Care Type “A” communities in the State. Mary and Bob are Friendship Village’s Resident Leaders and have done an amazing job representing Friendship Village and senior living communities in Missouri! Appreciation was given again for their participation, wisdom and experiences with senior living. The two […]
March 4, 2020
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First New Resident Moves Into Brand-new Rockhurst Building at Friendship Village Chesterfield!

The brand-new Rockhurst Building at Friendship Village Chesterfield had its first new resident Phyllis move into her new apartment Tuesday and we couldn’t be more thrilled! The Rockhurst Building has 52 new Independent Living apartments and we have residents moving in now and through April! And as our expansion construction continues in Chesterfield and at our Sunset Hills community, we look forward to many more move-ins to expand our community and make new friends! Welcome, Phyllis, and all our new neighbors! Friendship Village Chesterfield Executive Director Mike Hambley and new […]
March 2, 2020
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February 27, 2020
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The FVC Drama Club Puts on Play to Packed House in Chesterfield!

The FVC Drama Group presented the play An Evening With Your Neighbors to a packed house at the Trillium Theater at Friendship Village Chesterfield! With twelve residents as actors, our talented thespians did a wonderful job for the crowd of over eighty residents. Great job, everyone!
February 26, 2020
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WWII War Veteran Tony Snyder of Friendship Village Sunset Hills Given France’s Highest Honor!

We were thrilled to be present as our own Friendship Village Sunset Hills’ resident Tony Snyder, 95, was awarded the French Legion of Honor medal Tuesday by Guillaume Lacroix, the French Consul General! The honor carries with it the distinction of Knighthood and is given on behalf of the President of France. Tony was being recognized for his service during World War II as a U.S. Army Sergeant in the 14th Armored Division (“The Liberators”) who helped liberate France to win WWII. The French Legion of Honor medal is the […]
February 25, 2020
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Steel Beams Get Signed to Become Part of Friendship Village History!

Friendship Village Sunset Hills residents got a chance to make their mark on history when two six-foot steel beams were displayed to be signed at the Village Care Center! The two beams will be placed among the new construction expansion projects at Friendship Village to be a part of continuing to build the future of senior living! Thanks for contributing, everyone!
February 20, 2020
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Our Event Explaining the Tax Benefits of Life Care Had Over 100 Attendees!

Our Ballroom at Friendship Village Sunset Hills was PACKED with nearly a hundred folks to learn the benefits of our Life Care program (including the tax benefits) and were treated to a complimentary brunch. Our President and CEO Terry Walsh as well as Senior Living Sales Director Matt Beckham informed everyone about Life Care and other aspects of senior living at Friendship Village. It was a fun and informative morning and thanks so much to everyone who came out! For more information about Life Care, click this link Life Care […]
February 17, 2020
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Friendship Village residents are creating “Puppets with a Purpose”!

Friendship Village Chesterfield residents have a fun new community project they are working on and we’re calling it “Puppets with a Purpose”! Under the guidance of Aristocrafts Coordinator Patty Aufricht, the residents in her class are observing Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary by working jointly with teacher Denise Cox and her students at North Side School in St Louis. The new project has residents busily sewing Sesame Street hand puppets which will be used in the classroom for various learning projects. In addition to the hand-made puppets, Friendship Village residents working […]