The business was lauded as a beacon in the community.
Friday, March 29
Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences at Natick, a member of the Natick community since 1997, has received the 2013 Natick Education Foundation’s (NEF) Community Business Shining Light Award. The Natick campus is one of six locations operated by SALMON Health and Retirement, including Whitney Place, Adult Day Health Center, Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center and the SALMON Center for Early Education. Whitney Place, under the leadership of Executive Director Bill McGinley, has been involved in the Natick community in a number of ways, including participation on the Boards of Natick V.N.A. and the MetroWest YMCA. The community has also hosted functions in their Community Room for Natick organizations such as the Girl …
Local veterans and active duty soldiers celebrated Veterans Day Friday.
Veterans living at the Natick Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences gathered Friday morning with active duty soldiers from the Natick Labs to raise a flag that had flown over Afghanistan. The flag that was raised had flown over Camp Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. In attendance at the ceremony was state Rep. David Linsky, D-Natick, who spoke about how all American veterans and service members were heroes to him. "Thankfully the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down and our men and women are coming home," Linsky said. "But they are coming home with needs and we have an obligation as a country to make sure all of their needs are met." One of the veterans living at Whitney Place is …