Monthly Archives: December 2019

Michael Andrew and the Atomic Big Band Swing In to Celebration

By Paul Collins Bandleader and vocalist, Michael Andrew, brings his 18-piece Atomic Big Band to Celebration on Saturday, January 18 at 7 p.m. at Community Presbyterian Church. Big Bands and swing music were wildly popular in the first half of the twentieth century. Folks loved dancing to the jazz influenced music [...]

Michael Andrew and the Atomic Big Band Swing In to Celebration2019-12-30T11:17:52-05:00

Marching Along with the Celebration Foundation

Marching Along with the Celebration Foundation By Carmen Palma The Celebration Foundation and the community took part in the Veterans Day Parade. It was a beautiful day. All the participants and spectators could show their respect and gratitude to all veterans for their never-forgotten service. The gathering was a small token [...]

Marching Along with the Celebration Foundation2019-12-30T11:16:03-05:00

Celebration Foundation Helps Local Students Learn without Hunger

By Claire Neel As we head into the holiday season, I find myself thinking about all that I am thankful for in life. My family, friends, health and home all top my list. This year, I am grateful for the opportunity to volunteer my time and give back to my community. A [...]

Celebration Foundation Helps Local Students Learn without Hunger2019-12-30T11:15:01-05:00

A Thriving In Place Birthday Celebration to Remember

By Linda Ajello On November 18, Thriving In Place members and volunteers gathered at the 690 building to celebrate the November birthdays. Merrill Gardens hosted the event with a gorgeous and tasty cake that was decorated with dinosaurs, a prehistoric landscape that was even complimented with frosting fossil bones. Megan Ajello had [...]

A Thriving In Place Birthday Celebration to Remember2019-12-30T11:12:22-05:00

Resolve to Learn Something New This Year!

It is important to exercise your mind as well as your body! Consider Celebration Lifelong a gym for your brain health.  Celebration Lifelong is a lifelong learning membership program open to all adults in Celebration and beyond. With over 50 courses to choose from, you’re sure to find something that piques [...]

Resolve to Learn Something New This Year!2019-12-30T11:10:27-05:00

Thriving In Place is looking for volunteer drivers!

What is Thriving In Place? Thriving in Place is a community-based membership program under the umbrella of the Celebration Foundation. Our members are Celebration residents who are at least 55 years of age, or a person with a disability of any age, who want to stay in their own homes and [...]

Thriving In Place is looking for volunteer drivers!2019-12-30T11:05:20-05:00

Celebration Foundation Creates Stairsteps to Nursing – Helping to Train More Nurses for Our County!

By Jill Couch Since starting at the Celebration Foundation in August, I have been working most days in the office learning the ins and outs of my new position and meeting great folks affiliated with Celebration Foundation. But, in September, because of my background as a nurse, I got to tag [...]

Celebration Foundation Creates Stairsteps to Nursing – Helping to Train More Nurses for Our County!2019-12-30T11:03:34-05:00

Getting Students Serious About Science!

By Breanne O’Leary Something new to Celebration K-8 this year is the addition of a before-school science club! Serious About Science (SAS) was created by Celebration K-8 teacher, Holly Terry, in partnership with Celebration Foundation’s Women’s Initiative Nurturing Girls’ Strength (WINGS) program. The club is for 3rd and 4th graders and [...]

Getting Students Serious About Science!2019-12-30T11:01:22-05:00