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The Sound of Music is coming to a stage near you!

Delaware’s local community theatre group, Arena Fair Theatre, will be performing The Sound of Music this summer! If you are a Willow Brook resident at Willow Brook Christian Village or Willow Brook at Delaware Run, you can purchase tickets specially tomorrow (June 30th) in the lobby! Check out the promo video above and see a . . . Read More

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Holy Saturday and Easter Message from Chaplain Adam

In his message today, Chaplain Adam talks about the Saturday of Easter weekend, often referred to as Holy Saturday. He calls it the forgotten moment of Easter, a time of patience, awaiting the Resurrection. Hear more about what Adam has to say about this important day in the above video. 

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Good Friday Message from Chaplain Adam

Good Friday is the Friday during Holy Week, the Friday before Easter or Resurrection Sunday. On Good Friday Christians commemorate the crucifixion and death of Jesus. As Adam says, in his above Good Friday message, we, as Christians, eagerly await Easter or Resurrection Sunday. But we cannot get to Resurrection Sunday without first going through . . . Read More

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Maundy Thursday Message from Chaplain Adam

Maundy Thursday is the Thursday during Holy Week. Traditionally, in Western Christianity, Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus washing the feet of the Apostles and the Last Supper. Watch the video above to hear what Willow Brook’s chaplain, Adam, Metz, has to say on Maundy Thursday. 

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WBCC Second Mile Award Ceremonies

This video is a snapshot of the Second Mile Award Ceremonies at Willow Brook Christian Communities. Each year around Christmas, at all three Willow Brook campuses, staff and residents nominate staff members for The Second Mile Award – an award which recognizes the staff member’s dedication and hard work and their willingness to “go the . . . Read More

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Willow Brook visits The Central Ohio Symphony

This Sunday, December 12, 2021, at 4:30p.m., Willow Brook residents will be attending The Central Ohio Symphony Concert at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Gray Chapel. If you are unable to attend in person, but would still like to join us and enjoy this beautiful music, please click the link below:

https://www.owu.edu/about/follow-owu/stream-owu/community-performances/december-12-2021-central-ohio-symphony-holiday-concert/

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Willow Brook Singers “Silent Night” Performance

This musical project combines the talents of residents, staff, and friends from our Village and Delaware Run campuses.

The Barn at Stratford provided the perfect setting, thanks to the kindness of the Delaware County Historical Society.

We hope that the music and message of this timeless Christmas carol brings both warmth and joy to your holiday season.

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McNeal Wins Statewide Award for Leadership and Caring

Delaware, OH – Jan. 7, 2021

Connie McNeal, activities director at Willow Brook Christian Village in Delaware, Ohio, won the 2020 Excellence in Caring Award from LeadingAge Ohio, the statewide association representing 400 long-term care organizations and hospices.

“2020 has been without doubt the most challenging year ever experienced by the long-term care sector,” stated Kathryn Brod, . . . Read More

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Wellman Retires After 46 Years of Service at Willow Brook

Delaware, OH – June 18, 2020

Willow Brook Christian Communities’ longest serving employee Lucretia (Lu) Wellman recently retired from the organization after 46 years of service.

Hired as an office manager in 1974, Wellman was Willow Brook’s first employee. At the time, Willow Brook was a 25-bed nursing home in Worthington, Ohio and run by volunteers. Larry . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Christian Communities Coronavirus Policy

March 12, 2020

To: Willow Brook Residents, Employees and Families
From: Larry Harris, CEO

As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues and concerns increase, I want to tell you how we are preparing for any potential impact at Willow Brook.

First, here are coronavirus symptoms: a fever greater than 100 degrees, shortness of breath, continual coughing or trouble . . . Read More

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Senior Showcase Seeks Entries For Art Exhibit

Delaware, Ohio – Feb. 3, 2020

News Release
For Immediate Release: Feb. 3, 2020
Contact:  Erin MacLellan
 740-201-5789
emaclellan@willow-brook.org

SENIOR SHOWCASE SEEKS ENTRIES FOR ART EXHIBIT

Delaware, Ohio — Entries are being accepted for the Senior Showcase, a juried art exhibit that will showcase the art work of individuals in Delaware County who are 55 . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Christian Home Earns Perfect Inspection

Columbus, Ohio- Jan. 27, 2020

For the 15th straight year, the Willow Brook Christian Home’s assisted living facility received perfect scores for its nursing care during a recent inspection by the Ohio Department of Health.

And The Home also received a perfect inspection for all other aspects of its assistance living facility. Inspectors from the Ohio Department . . . Read More

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Artistic Seniors Win 25 Awards at Art & Writing Show

Delaware, Ohio – July 3, 2019 – What busy and artistic seniors we have at our three Willow Brook communities! This year, our residents entered a record 75 pieces in the Central Region Art and Writing Show sponsored by LeadingAge Ohio, a non-profit association representing 400 long-term care organizations.

Twenty-five winners from Willow Brook Christian Communities earned . . . Read More

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Willow Brook Honored by Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce

Delaware, Ohio – Feb 7, 2019

Willow Brook Christian Communities was named the Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year by the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce at the chamber’s annual dinner Feb. 4.

“Willow Brook is a great friend to the Chamber,” said Holly Quaine, president of the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce. “We are honoring Willow Brook leaders and . . . Read More

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Charles Allen’s Amazing Flight

It was a wonderful 100th birthday for Charles Allen after he was able to take control of a plane once more. Read the Delaware Gazette article here. To learn more about the incredible Charles Allen, and his time in WWII and Vietnam, please read his interview on the Delaware Gazette website here.

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Charles Allen 100th Birthday Flight

Delaware, Ohio – Nov 20, 2018

WORLD WAR II CO-PILOT TO FLY AGAIN ON 100TH BIRTHDAY ON NOV. 21

Charles Delton Allen, a pilot who flew combat missions in World War II and Vietnam, hopes to fly a plane one more time – on Nov. 21, his 100th birthday.

If the weather cooperates, he’ll do just that. Allen is scheduled to . . . Read More

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