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NOVEMBER 2016


Employee Giving Campaign


Each year The Wesley Foundation holds its popular Employee Giving Campaign. The campaign is an opportunity for employees to donate to one of several funds that benefit other employees and Wesley residents.


Employee Giving Committee and Foundation Board Member Tara A. Pleat display the final total raised. From L to R: Katelynn Donovan, Angie Scripter, Tara A. Pleat, Kati Squires and Kelly Macfarlane.

Throughout the campaign there were fun events, topped off by this year's Halloween-themed Employee Giving Thank You Party.  The party featured its popular annual pie eating contest. This year's champion was Maria Battisti, who beat defending champion, Jessica Fretto, and others. What wonderful sports!


The pie eating contest participants, complete with Halloween costumes. From L to R: Shelly Amato, Sandra Redding, Maria Battisti (champ), Jessica Fretto (defending champ), and Sharon O'Sullivan.
 

Wesley's employees outdid themselves with a record $26,200+ in donations! Thank you to all of our generous employees!


#GivingTuesday

Throughout the month of November you may notice the hashtag #GivingTuesday popping up online and elsewhere. Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is a day of charitable giving inspired by shopping holidays like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. However, instead of celebrating with sales and bargains, #GivingTuesday marks the start of the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

In addition to monetary donations, there are many ways one can take part in #GivingTuesday. Giving your time, talents or skills can also make someone's Holiday Season a bright point in the year. For more information and ideas on giving to The Wesley Foundation, please click here.

 
Embury Cafe Gift Card Sale

Now through December 25th, you can purchase a $25 Embury Cafe gift card for only $20. They're the perfect gift for residents and employees! To pick up a gift card, stop by Embury Cafe between 6:45a and 2p. 
 
 
We're Hiring
 

The Wesley Community is currently hiring for positions throughout the organization. We offer meaningful work in a great environment.

To learn more about all of the great benefits of working at The Wesley Community, click here.  Go directly to our job postings here.




From the Blog...

 

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year, but the extra activities sure can fill up your schedule! It's important to set aside free time, without obligations, in order to keep your stress levels low. Read more about "unobligated time" in the Senior Strategies Blog.
 

Upcoming Events

Don't miss these events...

Nov 24
Happy Thanksgiving! View Wesley's Thanksgiving Day activities here.

Nov 29
#GivingTuesday. Learn more about #GivingTuesday, a charitable giving holiday, here. Consider donating to The Wesley Foundation here.

Nov 30 - Dec 4
Saratoga Festival of Trees - Come and see the Wesley tree! More info.

Dec 7
Wesley Employee Holiday Party

Dec 10
Caroling on Horseback. Visiting carolers on horseback and resident sing-a-long. 

Jan 1
Happy New Year!
 

Activity Calendars

Stay up to date on daily campus activities...

Woodlawn Commons

Embury Apartments

Evergreen Adult Day Services

Wesley Health Care Center
 

Wesley Resources


Senior Strategies Blog

Careers at Wesley

Wesley Level of Care Tool

Wesley Campus Map

Embury Cafe Menu
 

 


 

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