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Wiley Creek residents get set to celebrate 20th anniversary

 

May 2, 2018

SHELIA THOMSEN, rear, runs a bingo game at Wiley Creek as residents, seated from left, Mary Ripley, Joy Alton, Virginia McFarlan, Celeste McIntire, Caroline Putney and Clair McIntyre play the game, one of the most popular activities at the senior living community, Thomsen says.

Every morning, rain or shine, Donna Ego, Joy Alton and Maxine Martin set out on their walk around Samaritan Wiley Creek Community's neighborhood, watching the sun rise over their community within the community.

The assisted and independent living facility opened in 1998, placing 44 apartments and 20 cottages spread out on 42 acres. It will celebrate its 20th anniversary with an open house Thursday, May 10.

Ego, Wiley Creek's longest resident, got her foot in the door before there even was a door.

"When I bought in, there were some studs up, there was a spot I was gonna be in, but it was fa...



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