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United Methodist Communities at Pitman to host its 14th Annual Car and Cycle Show on June 17

United Methodist Communities at Pitman to host its 14th Annual Car and Cycle Show on June 17

“Honk if you love cars.” The public is invited to attend United Methodist Communities at Pitman’s 14th Annual Car (and now Cycle) Show on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 11am to 3pm. The “stars” of this much anticipated community relations event will be the approximately 150 vintage automobiles and motorcycles from throughout the region that …

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Bridges Comes to Pitman

Bridges Comes to Pitman

What’s Your End-of-Life Plan? Death in the American mind is something in the very distant future. Despite the fact that about half of adults say they have a friend or relative who has had a terminal illness or who has been in a coma within the last five years, only 30 percent have conversations with …

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Getting Back on Track

Getting Back on Track

Transitions Customized Solution Comes to Pitman Were you recently discharged from a hospital or rehab facility and faced a dilemma because you didn’t feel quite ready to return home or did so and found you needed additional support? United Methodist Communities at Pitman now offers Transitions, a customized solution for these instances. A Transitions stay …

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Soldiers Without Guns: Women Defense Workers of WWII

Soldiers Without Guns: Women Defense Workers of WWII

In recognition of National Humanities Month, United Methodist Communities at Pitman will welcome living history interpreter, Stacy F. Roth of History on the Hoof (Burlington, NJ) who will present Soldiers Without Guns: Women Defense Workers of World War II.   During her hour-long program, Roth will speak as Rose Helen Niemiec, a 1940’s home maker, who …

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UMC at Pitman CARES

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 …

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Good Things Come in Small Packages

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, …

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8th Annual Just Peachy Festival

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, …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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Support Yvonne’s Efforts

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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Rowan University Staff and Students Treat Pitman Manor

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 …

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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 …

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Pitman Manor 10th Annual Pet Parade

Pitman Manor 10th Annual Pet Parade

“Who let the dogs out?” That was definitely the question of the day as 19 dogs took part in this year’s 10th Annual Pitman Manor Halloween Pet Parade. Associates, community members and volunteers, along with some help from their faithful canine friends, helped make this Halloween tradition a howling good time! “Pitman Manor is an …

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The Pitman Manor 7th Annual Just Peachy Festival was one sweet treat for residents and community.

The Pitman Manor 7th Annual Just Peachy Festival was one sweet treat for residents and community.

Mother Nature did not want to cooperate and dark clouds and the threat of rain forced the 7th Just Peachy Festival inside. However optimism prevailed and the rain could not dampen the spirits of the residents, guests and volunteers who enjoyed the evening’s activities despite the change of venue. A joint Activities and Marketing event, …

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Pitman Manor Achieves Deficiency-Free Nursing Survey

United Methodist Communities at Pitman, a retirement community, recently achieved a deficiency-free nursing survey by the New Jersey Department of Health, Division of Health Facilities Evaluation and Licensing. The division ensures that New Jersey citizens receive quality health care through inspections, certifications, regulations and other means, in a wide range of health care settings throughout …

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Pitman Manor Dining Services Wait Staff Associate Jessy Gomez Receives the Sodexo C.A.R.E.S. Award

James Clancy, the Executive Director of Pitman Manor, announced today that wait staff associate Jessy Gomez was recently selected to receive the Sodexo C.A.R.E.S. award. According to Norm Engel, General Manager of Dietary Services at Pitman Manor who nominated Gomez, “Making the resident experience the heart of everything we do is central to Sodexo Health …

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Pitman Manor’s Poet Laureate Helps Celebrate National Poetry Month in the Borough of Pitman

Chances are if you visit the town of Pitman during the month of April you will see poems written by local school children, residents and community leaders on display in the windows of specially selected businesses as part of The Pitman Poems on Parade. Among those poems on display is one written by Pitman Manor …

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As Part of Its Farm to Fork Week Celebration- Pitman Manor Residents Welcomed Local Author Charles Harrison

Recently, residents of Pitman Manor had the opportunity to hear a presentation by Charles H. Harrison, local journalist and author. Harrison – a retired adjunct professor from Rowan University, taught writing for 30 years and over that time period authored nearly 20 fiction and non-fiction books. Carrol Stella, Pitman Manor’s Director of Community Life, invited Harrison to …

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Couples Meet & Greet Luncheon

We have had several new couples move into Pitman Manor within the last few months so our Community Life Department put together this meet and greet luncheon for any of our couples who wanted to attend. About 14 of our 20 couples gathered for salad, pizza, dessert and good conversation. Our residents are looking forward …

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