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Westminster-Thurber Community Dedicates Resident Life and Arts Center

Posted on November 29, 2010 in In The News

On November 29th, Westminster-Thurber held a dedication to celebrate the grand opening of the Resident Life & Arts Center in Thurber Towers.

Westminster-Thurber Executive Director Steven LeMoine welcomed residents, staff, donors, volunteers and community leaders to formally dedicate the new Resident Life & Arts Center located on Westminster-Thurber’s campus at 717 Neil Avenue. The renovation and expansion, funded primarily through private donations, is expected to enhance the well-being of Westminster-Thurber’s residents by enhancing the culture of community.

“We are grateful to our generous donors for this project -- a true blessing for our residents and those in the greater community,” LeMoine said.

This exciting renovation provides a fireplace lounge, community and conference centers, library, computer lab, art studio, fitness center, life enrichment center, medical services suite, corridor lounge, and indoor shuffleboard court. What’s more, most spaces benefit from a flood of natural light from large welcoming windows.

Westminster-Thurber Community is one of 11 retirement communities owned and operated by OPRS Communities, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS), headquartered in Columbus. Since 1922, OPRS has defined the highest standards of quality of life for older adults. Each year, OPRS serves more than 85,000 people in 38 counties annually through its wholly owned subsidiaries OPRS Communities and Senior Independence. The OPRS Foundation raises several million dollars annually to support charity care, special programs, capital expansion and endowment.