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  • Getting Ready for Spring with Flower Arranging Class

    Getting Ready for Spring with Flower Arranging Class

    Vriendschap Village residents got to forget about the cold of winter and snow on the ground while they made a beautiful spring floral arrangement during a recent Watermark University class. Julie Klyn, Vriendschap's Sales and Marketing Director, provided the flowers and the knowledge for those who registered and attended. Thanks so much Julie for sharing […]

  • We Traveled through Snow for a Delicious Piece of PIE!

    We Traveled through Snow for a Delicious Piece of PIE!

    Vriendschap residents and staff traveled to Newton for a delicious lunch, great conversation and a slice of pie at Perkins!

  • Broadway Vocal Concert by Pella High School

    Broadway Vocal Concert by Pella High School

    Students for the Pella High School Concert, Select and Advanced Choirs, directed by Michelle Chaplin and Sharaeah Sharp, performed their concert of various Broadway tunes last night at Doustra Auditorium on the Central College Campus. Select groups from the choirs performed separate selections as well. Several Vriendschap Village residents and staff attended and were amazed […]

  • Lads and Lassies Square Dancing Group Performance

    Lads and Lassies Square Dancing Group Performance

    We were very excited to host members of the Lads and Lassies Square Dancing group this week at Vriendschap Village. It was a great time by all and some of the staff and members even joined in.

  • Vriendschap Village Hosts 1st Annual Chili Chili Bang Bang Cook-Off

    Vriendschap Village Hosts 1st Annual Chili Chili Bang Bang Cook-Off

    On Tuesday, Vriendschap Village hosted their 1st Annual Chili Cook-Off Competition. Our 3 judges scored each chili based on best taste, aroma, appearance, texture and overall favorite at the event. The judges included Jim Hibma from Crossroads of Pella, Dave Tornabane from Kindred at Home and Todd Smith from PRHC. 7 different residents and their families entered […]

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Getting Ready for Spring with Flower Arranging Class

Vriendschap Village residents got to forget about the cold of winter and snow on the ground while they made a beautiful spring floral arrangement during a recent Watermark University class. Julie Klyn, Vriendschap's Sales and Marketing Director, provided the flowers and the knowledge for those who registered and attended. Thanks so much Julie for sharing […]

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Lads and Lassies Square Dancing Group Performance

We were very excited to host members of the Lads and Lassies Square Dancing group this week at Vriendschap Village. It was a great time by all and some of the staff and members even joined in.

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Vriendschap Village Hosts 1st Annual Chili Chili Bang Bang Cook-Off

On Tuesday, Vriendschap Village hosted their 1st Annual Chili Cook-Off Competition. Our 3 judges scored each chili based on best taste, aroma, appearance, texture and overall favorite at the event. The judges included Jim Hibma from Crossroads of Pella, Dave Tornabane from Kindred at Home and Todd Smith from PRHC. 7 different residents and their families entered […]

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We Traveled through Snow for a Delicious Piece of PIE!

Vriendschap residents and staff traveled to Newton for a delicious lunch, great conversation and a slice of pie at Perkins!

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Broadway Vocal Concert by Pella High School

Students for the Pella High School Concert, Select and Advanced Choirs, directed by Michelle Chaplin and Sharaeah Sharp, performed their concert of various Broadway tunes last night at Doustra Auditorium on the Central College Campus. Select groups from the choirs performed separate selections as well. Several Vriendschap Village residents and staff attended and were amazed […]

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A Day of Rejuvenation – Ladies’ Day with Lisa

The incredible amount of snow fall and cold gusty winds didn't stop the ladies from going to Special Nails and Spa on their February Ladies' Day with Lisa. Each month, the ladies at Vriendschap Village can sign up to go on an adventure with Lisa White, our Executive Director. It's always a TRUE ladies day, […]

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Vriendschap Village Residents Enjoy National Caramel Apple Day

In honor of National Caramel Apple Day, Vriendschap Village staff held a Watermark University class so residents could join together and create this sweet treat!

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Vriendschap Village’s First Fall Fest was Fabulous

Vriendschap Village Management Team put together a Fall Fest Party on Monday evening and everyone was invited. 140 guests arrived and had a fabulous time.  Dining Services made homemade Chili, Vegetable Beef Soup, and Cheeseburger Chowder deliciously paired with Cinnamon Rolls. Fall cocktails and mocktails were enjoyed by all.  Entertainment was provided by the Sully […]

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Vriendschap Village Hosts “Ciders and Sweaters” Event to Welcome Fall

Thursday evening the Vriendschap Village Team partnered up with A&P Pub, and hosted a Ciders and Sweaters event. Over 135 people gathered in our courtyard to hear live music from Notes of Harmony, our own Kitchen Band, and Jim Skrydlak on the guitar. Dining Services made homemade apple cider and hot chocolate along with delicious […]

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Lola Mae turns 95!

Lola Mae Klein, a Vriendschap Village resident for almost 12 years, celebrated her 95th birthday this week. Friends, family and most of her neighbors gathered together to celebrate this week. Lola, a lover of music and accomplished piano player had classical music at her party and had pizza for everyone. Lola is known in the […]

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Sea of Red at Vriendschap Village Today!

Vriendschap Village's Management Team and residents participated in "National Wear Red Day" by coming together to raise support of heart disease and sporting their red attire. Our experienced RN's, Tonya Lawrence and Ashely Angelo, performed a presentation to all residents on the importance of heart health. "It is never too late to learn about ways […]

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Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Convenient Location & Welcoming Staff

This community was a good choice for us. The location is convenient for us to get too so we can visit. My mom likes being here she has settled into her apartment very nicely she has enough space so that she is comfortable. The other residents and staff are very welcoming and friendly. Everything seems […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Good Care and Value

We are very happy with this community. The staff is very caring and attentive. The community is clean and maintained. They have a nice variety of good meals that are very appealing. The calendar has a lot of activities. We would recommend the community for the good care and value to others families.

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Caring.com Review – Spacious Apartments

We really liked Vriendschap Village, and it's a newer facility. It's in very nice shape, so it's pretty nice. My mother-in-law liked it. The rooms are nice, and the living room is pretty big and had one fairly large bedroom and a nice-sized, eat-in kitchen where you could have a little table; my mother-in-law really […]

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Getting Ready for Spring with Flower Arranging Class

Vriendschap Village residents got to forget about the cold of winter and snow on the ground while they made a beautiful spring floral arrangement during a recent Watermark University class. Julie Klyn, Vriendschap's Sales and Marketing Director, provided the flowers and the knowledge for those who registered and attended. Thanks so much Julie for sharing […]

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Broadway Vocal Concert by Pella High School

Students for the Pella High School Concert, Select and Advanced Choirs, directed by Michelle Chaplin and Sharaeah Sharp, performed their concert of various Broadway tunes last night at Doustra Auditorium on the Central College Campus. Select groups from the choirs performed separate selections as well. Several Vriendschap Village residents and staff attended and were amazed […]

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Lads and Lassies Square Dancing Group Performance

We were very excited to host members of the Lads and Lassies Square Dancing group this week at Vriendschap Village. It was a great time by all and some of the staff and members even joined in.

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March 2019 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest!

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February 2019 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest!

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January 2019 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest!

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