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DePaul Seeks Holiday Helpers

With the holiday season nearly upon us, DePaul, a not-for-profit community support organization based in Gates, is seeking the community’s support for its annual Holiday Helpers Program. Individuals and service organizations can “adopt” clients from DePaul’s mental health residential programs who may not have family support. Participants can select from Continue reading →

Savoring the Flavors of Fall

From the farm to the table, Woodcrest Commons residents are savoring the flavors of fall. Residents picked 40 pounds of apples at Green Acre Farms, some of which were used to make apple dumplings, apple chips and apple butter. In addition, residents picked about 16 pounds of concord grapes in Continue reading →

Thousands of miles, several movie appearances and more than 140 years after leaving the Cunningham Carriage Factory on Litchfield Street in Rochester, New York, a late-19th century brougham-style carriage returned home on Tuesday, September 30.

Historic Carriage Returns to Rochester

Thousands of miles, several movie appearances and more than 140 years after leaving the Cunningham Carriage Factory on Litchfield Street in Rochester, New York, a late-19th century brougham-style carriage returned home on Tuesday, September 30. After sitting vacant for 25 years, DePaul is getting ready to re-open the doors of Continue reading →

Joining Horizons residents for a recent carnival were volunteers (front row, left to right) Ty Naffziger, Bear Scout Cub Wyatt Wadams, Arrow of Light Cub Scout Hayden Naffziger, Webelos Cub Scout Garrett Lester, Tiger Cub Scout Holden Lester and Boy Scout Justin Lester, along with adults (back row, left to right) Karen and Ralph Naffziger and Carl and Amanda Lester.

Scouts at Your Service

Horizons, a DePaul Senior Living Community, recently hosted a carnival along with help from Cub Scout Pack 54 and Boy Scout Troop 55, both of East Bloomfield. Residents and scouts enjoyed traditional games such as duck pond, tic-tac-toss, bean bag toss, skeeball, a jumping frog pond, ring the bottle toss Continue reading →

Stepping foot onto the Greater Rochester International Airport’s 1,100 acre campus, Woodcrest Commons residents embarked upon one of the most interesting adventures they’ve ever experienced. And it all took place without even leaving the ground.  Pictured here are Woodcrest Commons residents Barb Frielinghaus, Joanne Hackett, Alma Coles, Kathy Hart, Anna Callon, Activities Director Lindsay Lown and resident Rosemarie Klos.

Aviation Lessons on the Wing

Stepping foot onto the Greater Rochester International Airport’s 1,100 acre campus, Woodcrest Commons residents embarked upon one of the most interesting adventures they’ve ever experienced. And it all took place without even leaving the ground. At the Army National Guard Aviation Unit, residents took turns sitting in the cockpit of Continue reading →