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Residents at Friendly Home Show Their “Heart to Serve” at Joy Community Church

Once a month, residents from the Friendly Home visit Joy Community Church to help out with the church’s food ministry. Accompanied by staff and family, residents greet community members, distribute utensils and give out items prepared at the Friendly Home, including homemade cookies, breads, and other treats. Residents have also collected and donated baby items […]

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Vanessa Brookes, Friendly Senior Living Director of Quality, Honored as Rising Star in Women of Distinction Awards

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Vanessa Brookes, Director of Quality for Friendly Senior Living, has been recognized by McKnight’s as a Women of Distinction award winner in the Rising Stars category. This national recognition honors women who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the senior care industry. 2019 is the inaugural year of the Women of Distinction […]

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Friendly Home Honors Member with an Artist’s Reception

Brighton, N.Y. — The Friendly Home recently honored Member Betty Smith with an artist’s reception, recognizing several of her paintings which were recently on exhibit in the Home’s Member Art Gallery. Several of Betty’s fellow Members and staff attended the reception. Betty, a native Rochesterian, always liked to draw, and her love of art blossomed […]

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“To the Mountains and Back” Watercolor Exhibit on Display at Friendly Home

Brighton, NY, January 3, 2019 – The work of local artist Tracie Doerner is currently on display in the Friendly Home’s Memorial Gallery located at 3156 East Avenue in Brighton. The watercolor exhibit, titled To the Mountains and Back, may be viewed daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. now through March 31, 2019. Admission […]

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Residents at Friendly Home Organize Thanksgiving Baskets for Families in Need

Over the past two weeks, residents from the Friendly Home partnered with Joy Community Church to organize a food collection drive for Thanksgiving baskets to give to Rochester families in need. Friendly Home residents, families and staff have collected more than 100 non-perishable food items, which will be donated to 150 local families. The items […]

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