The Timbers of Shorewood donated $11,200 to the Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association as part of #GivingTuesday. The money was raised during multiple events and fundraisers throughout the year.
The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Honor Guard bugler played taps and representatives performed a flag folding ceremony. Each veteran received gifts from American Legion Women’s Auxiliary of Lockport and a goodie bag with multiple items including a hand-made poppy crochet from the Timbers staff.
The Timbers of Shorewood has been serving seniors for 20 years in the Joliet area. To celebrate the 20th anniversary milestone, we had a ribbon cutting and champagne toast. Thank you to all our wonderful residents, family members, staff, and the entire community for a fantastic 20 years.
Authors from the WriteOn Joliet visited the Timbers of Shorewood at an event called “Meet the Authors”. During the COVID pandemic, WriteOn Joliet member Denise Unland, donated 30 copies of WriteOn Joliet’s fourth anthology titled, “Write Where We Are”, to the Timbers Book Club.
The Timbers of Shorewood is hosting a Grandparents Day Photo Shoot Fundraiser on Saturday, September 10 from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Photographer, Vicky Hallberg, former photographer for the Chicago Cubs, will be conducting mini photo sessions for $50. This is a fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association.
Pat Cipriani, a resident of the Timbers of Shorewood, was a nurse for 60 years, and she says she never, ever tired of it. In her 30s she started volunteering, and it became a passion. Once she retired, she continued her volunteerism.
When Betty Wirth, a resident of The Timbers of Shorewood, first saw a notice last year that the Timbers was starting a newspaper written by residents, she thought how much fun that would be. She volunteered!
The Timbers of Shorewood held a graduation ceremony for ten residents who completed the Timbers’ Academy for Seniors course on brain function. Launched in 2018, the Timbers’ Academy for Seniors features courses on a wide range of topics.