News From Laurel View Village

New CEO Joins Laurel View Village

By siteadmin | October 31, 2015
Residents Greet New CEO Michelle Rassler

Our Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Michelle N. Rassler from eastern Pennsylvania is our new CEO. She started work today at Laurel View Village and spent much of her first day getting to know staff and residents. “Everyone has been so welcoming,” said Michelle. “I’m thrilled with the opportunity to be here and help Laurel View Village grow and prosper long into the future.” Our new CEO has over 16 years of administrative experience with continuing care retirement communities in Allentown and Frederick, PA, plus financial experience managing the Bureau of Collections in Lehigh County. She has also been involved in leadership training and coaching for LeadingAge PA, our state division of the nation’s most respected elder…

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Residents Enjoy Day Trips

By siteadmin | October 9, 2015
Gateway to Tranquility Gardens, Menoher Heights, Johnstown, PA

Our residents love to go places, and day trips are some of our most popular campus activities. Many of our day trips are free to our residents; others may have an admission charge. Recently a group of Vista, Townhome and Cambridge Place residents jumped on our Laurel View bus and headed out on a free excursion to Tranquility Gardens in the Menoher Heights area of Johnstown. Tranquility Gardens features classical statuary in majestic forested settings. Our residents walked the trails and enjoyed picnicing on the  grounds. Another day our staff arranged for lunch at the Coal Miners Cafe and an afternoon of live theatre at Mountain Playhouse in Jennerstown. There was a charge for this trip, but our staff did…

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New 3D Panoramas Added to Our Web Site

By siteadmin | August 19, 2015
3D panorama photo of Laurel View Village Townhome, Davidsville, PA

We send thanks to a very special young man, Dylan Conrad, and his dad, Adam Conrad, broker at Perry Wellington Real Estate in Johnstown. Adam volunteered his new 3D camera and software to create very cool virtual tours of a Vista and a Cambridge Place apartment as well as one of our Townhomes. Dylan took the room by room photos. Lori Knox recruited volunteers willing to allow photography of their homes, and now we are proud to display these panoramas on our website. Viewers can click on an overhead or a “dollhouse” version of each apartment (seen above) and then use their mouse to scroll through each residence. The images are striking, and we hope they will help web visitors…

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