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April 09, 2014

SPRING BREAK COMES TO HOPEWELL

SPRING BREAK COMES TO HOPEWELL

On March 1st, ten students from Xavier University arrived at Hopewell to participate in a week long alternative spring break. The students spent the week living on campus and participating in work crews and working on special projects with our Facilities Director, Rick Polch. Two mornings of work crew involved helping Norman Wengerd, Farm Manager, tap maple trees...[read more]

Posted by Betsie Arvin

April 02, 2014

Hopewell Community in a Song

Hopewell Community in a Song

What's happening at Hopewell these days? Well spring is here and with it is a new song from the Hopewell band.
Every morning we at Hopewell have a music therapy group in the dining room. The music is produced by the Hopewell Band. The band includes 4 residents and 4 staff members but this number changes depending upon the...[read more]

Posted by Betsie Arvin

March 14, 2014

GENEROSITY ABOUNDS ON ST. PATRICK'S DAY

GENEROSITY ABOUNDS ON ST. PATRICK'S DAY

Hello friends! A new restaurant recently opened at Legacy Village in Lyndhurst. The Granite City Food & Brewery located at 24519 Cedar Road, is hosting Hopewell Night on Monday, March 17 St. Patrick's Day!
Between 11:00 am and closing, anyone presenting a copy of a coupon, or opens it on their smart phone to show their server, 20% of...[read more]

Posted by Betsie Arvin

March 07, 2014

HOPEWELL'S VERY OWN, CANDACE CARLTON, HONORED AT YSU DINNER

HOPEWELL'S VERY OWN, CANDACE CARLTON, HONORED AT YSU DINNER

The Hopewell Community is proud to announce that staff member, Candace Carlton LISW-S, was the honored recipient of The Bitonte College of Health and Human Services 2014 Youngstown State Social Work Alumni of the Year award. Candace worked at Hopewell as a direct care facilitator during her college years. She was a member of the first graduating class at Youngstown...[read more]

Posted by Betsie Arvin

February 27, 2014

FESTIVE HOPEWELL GLOBES

FESTIVE HOPEWELL GLOBES

To add color to Hopewell's serene setting during these frigid months of winter, the Hopewell community gathered together to create these magical colored globes. These creations were made by coloring water with everyday food coloring. Then, the fun began by filling the balloons with our colorful mixtures to make water balloons. The water balloons were placed outside in the...[read more]

Posted by Betsie Arvin

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