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The Gables Celebrates their 25th Anniversary

May 14, 2016

The Gables Celebrates their 25th Anniversary
Hundreds of residents, family members, friends, employees and member of the Winchester area community attended the gala 25th Anniversary Celebration of The Gables at Winchester last Saturday, May 14. The celebration lasted three hours and included an incredible array of homemade food, entertainment and a Proclamation from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ House of Representatives. Winchester State Representative Michael S. Day presented the proclamation which read: “Be it hereby known to all that: The Massachusetts House of Representatives offers its sincerest congratulations to: The Gables at Winchester in recognition of 25 years of dedicated and caring service to our seniors and active involvement in the betterment of our community. The entire membership extends its very best wishes and expresses the hope for future good fortune and continued success in all endeavors.” It is signed by Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo and Representative Day, who represents Winchester and Stoneham. Three managers were recognized by Executive Director Karla Rossi for 23 years of service: Marion Borges, Business Office Manager, of Woburn and lifelong resident of Medford; Russ Wyse, Director of Maintenance, a resident of Winchester; and Janet Grant, Housekeeping Supervisor, a resident of Woburn. Rossi also recognized the nurses, care givers and other staff for “going above and beyond every day in their service to residents” of The Gables. She hailed the record of many long-term employees. Director of Food and Beverage Barry Greene and his staff presented carving stations, a pasta station; an activity room full of seafood delights; and a large room full of desserts, in addition to several other platters. Attendees were greeted at a champagne fountain and many admired the large ice sculpture carved into the number 25. A live band played music and sung tunes from the 40s through 60s. Several area residents took tours of the assisted and independent living community. A one-bedroom model was open to the visitors.