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reframing aging: bonus edition
At the newly inaugurated Village Gallery, the photo exhibition entitled “Reframing Aging” features the words of twelve vibrant Ashby Village members. The brief text was culled from much longer interviews. Each person shared so many interesting thoughts and ideas that we wanted to share more of their words. So each month, we will feature an extended version of an interview with one participant.
We begin with Ashby Village mover and shaker Bill French: read his story.
ashby village open house 2017
“You can say all you want about AV being a community, but you can't manufacture community; it has to shape itself. I felt it yesterday.” With those words, member Pat Hom captured the universal feeling on July 8 among those attending Ashby Village’s first open house at its new headquarters, introducing the space to more than 250 attendees, including members, volunteers and 115 guests. (Read story of the event)
stories of members and volunteers
Sometimes when a volunteer performs a service for a member—such as driving or helping with a household project—that interaction sows seeds that grow into real friendship. In the Story Team series, writer Cynthia Bix and photographer Nancy Rubin
tell the stories of these inspiring member-volunteer friendships, bringing them to life through photographic portraits and the pairs’ own words.
: portraits of Ashby Village members
Read our past stories:
2016 Stories 2015 Stories 2014 Stories 2013 Stories 2012 Stories 2011 Stories 2010 Stories