Summit News

Summit News

May 4, 2017
Carol McLoughlin and her husband, David, looked at three Life Plan Communities several years ago before choosing The Summit, in large part, because of the fee for service model. David, who had terminal stomach cancer when the couple moved in, wanted to make sure his wife...Read more
April 28, 2017
“I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.” Trees, Joyce Kilmer Residents of The Summit planted a lovely Curly Willow tree Friday on Arbor Day. Natural beauty is one of the hallmarks of The Summit’s 143-acre campus. “Residents enjoy so much walking along The...Read more
April 20, 2017
The Summit Assisted Living hosted a special luncheon to recognize volunteers, the lifeblood of the activities department. Volunteers enjoyed the smooth tunes of the Smith Mountain Lake Harmeneers, a barbershop quartet. “Volunteers are extremely important to the activities...Read more
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

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