PHOTOS: Nathaniel Witherell Community Open House

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(Left to right) Allen Brown, Nathaniel Witherell’s executive director; David Ormsby, chairman of the Friends of Nathaniel Witherell; and Greenwich First Selectman Peter J. Tesei partake in the ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the new family meeting room at the recently renovated Nathaniel Witherell. Photo J Cook Photography

More than 250 people attended the recent Open House at Nathaniel Witherell on October 14. Music, hors d’oeuvres, and refreshments were featured at the festive celebration, and guests were invited to tour the recently modernized short-term rehab and long-term skilled nursing center, located on Parsonage Road Greenwich.

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Connecticut State Representative Livvy Floren. Credit: J. Cook Photography

In addition, entertainment was provided by the Melody Men, the men’s singing group of the Retired Men’s Association of Greenwich; the Grace Notes, the women’s a cappella group dedicated to bringing the joy of music to Greenwich and surrounding communities; and the Matryoshka string trio based out of Greenwich.

Support for the Witherell’s renovation project came from the Town of Greenwich and Project Renew: The Capital Campaign for the Nathaniel Witherell (organized by the Friends of the Nathaniel Witherell), the facility’s first capital campaign in its 111-year history.


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(Left to right) Bill Deutsch, Ronald and Davidde Strackbein; and David Ormsby, chairman of the Friends of Nathaniel Witherell. Credit: J. Cook Photography

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(Left to right) Patricia Burns, Project Renew co-chair Debby Lash, and Sally Harris. Photo credit: J. Cook Photography

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(Left to right) Scott Neff, development director for the Friends of Nathaniel Witherell; Louise Puschel, board member of The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell; Lynn Bausch, Witherell’s director of nursing; and Gerald Puschel. Credit: J. Cook Photography

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(Left to right) Jack Moffly; Lloyd Bankson III, Nathaniel Witherell board member; Ray Augustine, Witherell’s CFO; and Bob Brady, former Board of Estimate and Taxation (BET) member Credit: J. Cook Photography

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The Melody Men. Credit: J. Cook Photography

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(Left to right) Project Renew co-chair Karen Sadik-Khan; Larry Lawrence; David Ormsby, chairman of the Friends of Nathaniel Witherell; and Alice Duff. Photo: J. Cook Photography

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The Grace Notes. Credit: J. Cook Photography

 

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Thomas Saccardi (left), Witherell board member; and Jim Lash, former Greenwich First Selectman. Credit: J. Cook Photography

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(Left to right) Witherell board vice president ChrisThurlow, Harry Roberts, and Carolyn Holcombe Credit: J. Cook Photography

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The Matryoshka Trio. Credit: J. Cook Photography


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