The Village in the Woods is a community based, member led organization serving the greater Huntington Woods, Michigan area (including the Berkley School District and Pleasant Ridge). Its purpose is to support its members to age at home and in the community by providing concierge services, health, wellness and social programs as well as volunteer opportunities and neighbor-to-neighbor connections.
at the J--a new musical series co-sponsored by the Active Adult
Program of the Jewish Community Center, Thursday, April 10th at 7:00 pm at the Oak Park JCC, 15510 W. 10 Mile Road in Oak Park.
Bring your friends and enjoy the lovely sounds of Cliff Monear and Nicole New. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free for members of the Village in the Woods. $8.00 for the General Public.
Save the date for the next at the J on May 8th.
SCAMS!!! There are a lot of them. They sound legitimate, and many targeted at Seniors. Learn how to protect yourself so you don't become a victim. Mark your calendars for our 4th Consumer Protection Program--HOME REPAIR AND EQUITY SCAMS on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Huntington Woods Library.
UNLESS otherwise noted, all events are free at open to the public. No advanced registration is required, but space might be limited. To reserve your space, simply click on the EVENTS tab at the top of the page and you will be taken to an on-line registration page. Or, feel free to call at 248-592-5041
The Village Movement was recently featured on the NBC Nightly News Hour with Brian Williams. His in-laws are members of Staying Put, a Village in New Canaan, CT. Click the link to watch this exciting report and see the type of community we are working hard to create right here in the greater Huntington Woods area.
Did you know the Village in the Woods has a Facebook page? It's a great way to see what is happening at a glance. We also want to share our page with adult children of older adults still living in the Huntington Woods area. We encourage you to "LIKE" and "SHARE" our Facebook page. The more followers, the better we will be able to reach those in need of our services.
DO YOU KNOW any older adults in the Greater Huntington Woods area who may need our services? Please feel free to pass our information along, or let us know. We will contact them directly. Neighbor-to neighbor assistance is what makes the Village run.
Food for Thanks, Food for Giving, featuring food writer and caterer, Annabel Cohen was a huge success. Over 50 people from around the community attended.
Annabel's food and sparkling personality made the evening a total delight. Recipes will be posted shortly.
To add to the joy of the evening, we woud like to thank all the attendees who brought non-perishible foods to donate to area food banks. We collected 46 (forty-six) pounds of food that will be welcomed by others this holiday season.
If you are interested in joining the Village in the Woods or want more information, please feel free to use the "Contact Us" tab or call 248-592-5041. We will be more than happy to talk to you.
If you want more information on the Village movement, contact the Village to Village Network at www.vtvnetwork.org