Summit News

Summit News

February 3, 2016
The Santa Claus Story By December 1984, the Johnson family Christmas traditions were well established. Come Christmas Eve, Fulton and Ruth and all four of their children were excited to be gathered in the Rustburg home for two days of festivities. The two older children had...Read more
November 4, 2015
Summit resident takes pride in making outside of facility look beautiful Tooling slowly around the grounds of The Summit retirement community in a golf cart with his wife Liz, Bill Hodges points to Forsythias, Hydrangeas, Mexican Sunflowers, Day Lilies and Hostas. It’s when...Read more
November 2, 2015
Arts and crafts have been part of Maryann Nance Birdsell’s life ever since childhood. Many relatives in her immediate family are artists and she has examples of their works in her apartment. Several of Maryann’s paintings hang in the Summit hallways. After Maryann’s last...Read more
October 16, 2015
The Cheerleading Squad at E. C. Glass High School always selected new cheerleaders as members graduated from the school. When Mary Lucy Marshall (White) was elected as a junior, the girl cheerleading next to her was Gloria Layne (Farrar). With several practices a week and...Read more
October 6, 2015
Walk To End Alzheimer's BANK DAY October 8th, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at The Summit Creative Arts Room From the Alzheimer's Association: Because we had to cancel the Walk last Saturday due to weather, we have added a time and place this week where you can drop off any money you've...Read more
October 6, 2015
The Summit, in partnership with the Beard Center on Aging at Lynchburg College, and The Alzheimer’s Association of Central and Western Virginia, invite you to attend a community screening event of the critically acclaimed documentary, “Glen Campbell….I’ll Be Me.”Read more
October 1, 2015
A Happy Life During the 1930s, small Virginia towns were relatively free of crime and safe for children to play in their yards and on the streets. This was certainly true of South Boston when Mary Lucy, a Summit resident, moved there with her parents. Her father worked for...Read more
September 25, 2015
Centra Hospice presents a special program dedicated to grief during the holiday season. The first of three programs will be hosted at The Summit on Tuesday, October 27 from 1-2:30 in the afternoon. Centra Hospice invites adults of all ages to a time of sharing, learning and...Read more
September 17, 2015
It's Friday afternoon and The Summit Community Room is buzzing with stories and laughter as the Bears, Balls, and Braces team volunteer their time and talents for Lynchburg General Hospital (LGH).Read more
September 13, 2015
September 13th is the beginning of National Assisted Living Week! This special week was established by the National Center for Assisted Living in 1995 and it provides an opportunity to celebrate our residents, families, staff, volunteers and our community.Read more

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