Summit News

Summit News

March 9, 2017
Residents of The Summit have made over 10,000 stuffed bears, balls and neck braces for children visiting Centra Lynchburg General Hospital in the last four years. A committee of 10 to 12 ladies meets every Friday afternoon to stuff the items before passing the final...Read more
March 7, 2017
Residents of The Summit stepped back in time 34 years recently while enjoying an exhibit of the Lynchburg News and Advance. Resident Paul Kavanaugh, who celebrated his 100th birthday in November, shared the newspapers he collected with the entire campus. The special...Read more
February 17, 2017
Carolyn Avalos and Ralph Wilt have spent most of their lives caring for others, most recently as the owners of a bed and breakfast in Staunton, Virginia. Now, they are looking forward to carefree living in their brand new garden home within The Summit’s Life Plan community...Read more
February 9, 2017
Stan Smith was recently honored for his 60-year commitment to the Grand Masonic Lodge of Nebraska. Stan, who joined the Masons in Omaha, Neb. at 24, said the lodge gave him an opportunity to fellowship and serve with friends.His father was a long-term Mason and his mother...Read more
December 23, 2016
On Thursday evening The Summit was honored to host a concert performance by Terra Voce. The festive evening began at 7 p.m. with a Mulled Wine Social catered by Meriwether-Godsey in the Community Room. The concert began at 7:30 p.m. where attendees had the opportunity to...Read more
November 7, 2016
Excitement mounted on the afternoon of November 7 th as final preparations were made for Paul Kavanaugh’s 100 th Birthday Celebration. Over 50 of Pauls’ friends and neighbors crowded together to celebrate his exciting milestone with him at The Summit. Just a few minutes...Read more
November 1, 2016
Deon Calloway is the Summit guest artist for November 2016. He has installed an exhibit on the 2 nd floor gallery featuring over 30 original sketches covering a range of subjects. As an artist “spotlight” in the current issue of “Lynchburg Living” magazine, Deon is making a...Read more
September 9, 2016
Charles Thaxton-a 2-year President of the regional Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA)-cites, “It’s a history lesson,” as what excites him about infusing the former beauty back into antique cars. History is what September 9 th ’s Antiques and Collectibles Fair at The...Read more
June 13, 2016
On Saturday June 4, 2016, nearly two dozen volunteers pitched in to uncover a beautiful nature walk which can be enjoyed by all who live at The Summit. For over a decade there has been a wonderful trail along the eastern edge of the lake. As the years rolled by more and...Read more
June 10, 2016
The Summit Health & Rehab was found to be deficiency free during their annual state survey in May by the Office of Licensure and Certification. The five surveyors spent 3 days at The Summit. After interviews with residents and families, staff, open and closed clinical...Read more

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