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Kevin, Rita, Amy at the Timbers

Timbers’ Academy for Seniors graduation ceremony

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.

Jennifer Loughran at the Timbers of Shorewood

Jennifer Loughran, a ‘volunteer extraordinaire’

Volunteer Jennifer Loughran, of Coal City, was awarded the Joni Hilger Volunteer of the Year Award at the Timbers of Shorewood’s Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held during National Volunteer Week on Thursday, April 21, at the Timbers, 1100 North River Road, Shorewood.

Residents of the Timbers of Shorewood with the Timbers Times

Collaborating to create a new newspaper – The Timbers Times

/ August 3, 2021

Several residents of the Timbers of Shorewood launched a grassroots newspaper called The Timbers Times. They planned, managed, and wrote the first issue of the eight-page paper. Volume 1, Issue 1 came out in June 2021. The newspaper is “resident run and full of fun.” Published monthly, the Timbers Times is full of interesting articles, …

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Mother follows in daughter’s footsteps to volunteer

/ July 29, 2014

Virginia Shemwell’s daughter leads the morning “Sittercise” classes at the Timbers of Shorewood, 1100 N. River Rd. For the past six years, 85-year-old Virginia has been attending them regularly. Seeing her daughter interact with residents, Virginia was inspired. Three years ago, she began volunteering at the Timbers’ general store. She quickly progressed to managing and …

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