The Week That Was

By Resident Virgil Hoftiezer — Last week was super busy as my wife and I enjoyed five outstanding recreational events back-to-back. Now here at Kendal at Granville, it is not unusual to have at least three events scheduled in a single week and to be perfectly honest not every presentation is outstanding—usually very good, but […]

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Presentation of a Quilt of Valor

By Resident Susan Richardson — Members of Kendal at Granville’s Fiber Arts Group recently presented a Quilt of Valor to Andrew (Andy) Sterrett for his valor and service to the United States during World War II. The Quilts of Valor Foundation mission is “to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and […]

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Lifelong Learning Institute

By Resident Jan Hoftiezer — Choosing Kendal at Granville as our home was a no brainer. However, my husband and I so enjoyed the “Older Learners” program sponsored by the local university in our former community, that we were concerned about finding asimilar group. As it turns out, our greater community provides KAG a gold […]

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The Denison University Homestead—Home Sweet Home!

By Resident Tom Gallant — Recently, a group of 16 Kendal residents and two Kendal staff members visited the Homestead to learn about this Denison University treasure. Interest was high, for many Kendal residents had been unaware of the existence of the Homestead, an alternative to traditional student housing at the University. Established 40 years […]

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A Place Where Everyone Knows Your Name

By Resident Steven Katz — The Pub at Kendal at Granville isn’t about alcohol. It’s about socializing and community. Prior to the formation of the Pub, we held a Meet and Greet every second and fourth Thursday from 5-6 pm. It was “bring your own beverage” and people volunteered to provide snacks and appetizers. We […]

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The Carefree Vacation

By Resident Ellen Rose — One of the best things about Kendal at Granville is the leaving of it. Not permanently, of course, but perhaps for a hiatus of six months in Florida for the winter. Those of you who have slaved through the winterizing of a home for an extended period will appreciate the […]

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Volunteer Opportunities of Kendal Residents

By Resident Jim Erickson — We moved into our cottage at Kendal in Granville in September 2007 from the north side of Cook County in the Chicago area. While living in Illinois, I had volunteered for many years at the Chicago Academy of Science at their Peggy Notebaert Museum as a naturalist and an animal […]

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A Kendal Pilgrimage … to Ice Cream Heaven

By Resident Dale Seiberling — Just a few minutes before noon on Oct. 16, 2017—a glorious fall afternoon, 13 Kendal residents boarded the Kendal bus for an interesting journey to nearby Utica, Ohio. Ten “gentlewomen” and three gentlemen were soon on their way through the fall agriculture of central Ohio on a journey to Velvet […]

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