UMC Community Corner - Pitman

UMC at Pitman CARES

On Tuesday, August 30, building services associates at United Methodist Communities at Pitman were awarded certificates of completion for the CARES training.  For six months, associates participated in different training modules concentrating on the five CARES behaviors: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Enthusiasm, and Service. Ray Bates, building services director, made arrangements to celebrate the associates’ hard …

Good Things Come in Small Packages

Pint sized Chef cooks up a few surprises. Recently United Methodist Communities at Pitman (UMCP) welcomed a very special “guest executive chef” who proved that the old adage “good things come in small packages.” Nine year old Corrine Godlewski of Washington Township combined her love of volunteering and cooking into one awesome demonstration for residents, …

8th Annual Just Peachy Festival

United Methodist Communities at Pitman 8th Annual Just Peachy Festival was one sweet time for residents and community Despite the warmer than usual August weather and the ever present threat of rain – UMC at Pitman was able to host its 8th Just Peachy Festival in the courtyard much to the delight of the 100 residents, …

Meet UMC at Pitman’s new Executive Director, James P. Scalese

Members of the public are invited to come and meet United Methodist Communities at Pitman’s new Executive Director, James P. Scalese, at an open house reception planned for Friday, September 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. Scalese, who took over leadership in July, brings over 25 years of experience in diverse settings within long term …

UMC at Pitman to host its 13th Annual Classic Car Show & Picnic

“Honk if you love cars.” The public is invited to attend United Methodist Communities at Pitman’s (formerly Pitman Manor) 13th Annual Classic Car Show and Picnic on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The “stars” of this much anticipated community relations event will be the approximately 100 vintage automobiles from throughout …

Support Yvonne’s Efforts

Yvonne Giovannitti, owner of The Inn on Holly Bed and Breakfast, is a contestant on Dancing with the Gloucester County Stars.  The Greater Woodbury Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the  11th anniversary of “Dancing With The Gloucester County Stars.” Join us in celebrating years of helping local community dancers raising funds for local charities in Gloucester County! For …

Garden Club celebrates Arbor Day by getting a jump on spring planting

Recently members of the United Methodist Communities at Pitman Garden Club celebrated Arbor Day by planting a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and flowers. Last year Assisted Living Social Worker, Lisa Kozlowski launched the Garden Club and quickly discovered there were many residents who used to be gardeners and still loved getting their hands in …

The Borough of Pitman to Celebrate Poems on Parade during the Month of April

Chances are if you visit the town of Pitman during the month of April you will see poems written by school children, residents and community members on display in many of the windows of participating businesses, inside the McCowan Library and at United Methodist Communities at Pitman. This month-long celebration, the brainchild of Irene Donnelly …

Rowan University Staff and Students Treat Pitman Manor

Recently a baker’s dozen of graduate students and professional staff from the Rowan University Recreation Center in Glassboro made the holidays cheerier for Pitman Manor residents by hosting some very lively BINGO games. The volunteers, who dressed in festive holiday attire, brought their own supplies, sound system, prizes, and music and played for well over …

Pitman Manor Cook Tim Spencer Receives the Sodexo CARES Quarterly Award

James Clancy, the Executive Director of Pitman Manor recently announced that lead cook, Tim Spencer was selected to receive the Sodexo CARES quarterly award. According to Mike MacGuigan, Operations Manager at Pitman Manor who nominated Spencer, “Tim greets every resident with a smile and knows each by name. Over the years he has learned their …