To share the joy

Salute to volunteers during National Volunteer Week “It’s the responses you get,” longtime volunteer Judie Dimond said as she set up for Shorehaven Tuesday Happy Hour with residents last week. “If a song can bring a smile to their face, and the interaction can light up their eyes, you know you’ve made a difference.” Dimond…

Starting to paint at age 62

Expeditions to Italy, France, Mexico, Spain, Thailand, Egypt and to America’s southwest sent Shorehaven Tower artist Barbara H.’s brushes to the canvas, where she proudly presented her work for fellow residents this week. The “Who Are The People in Your Neighborhood?” series continued in the community room, featuring resident artists and their work. Barbara, who…

Shorehaven Marks 85th Anniversary

Since 1939, Shorehaven has served as a trusted, faith-based resource for seniors. Offering a full continuum of care on the shores of Lac La Belle, the not for profit senior living headquarters delivers unsurpassed care in the City of Lakes. Trusted for Generations Built on a faith-filled foundation. Moving forward through innovation. Grounded in compassion…

It’s a Sweet Yuletide Gift Sale!

Sweet P’s Pantry, downtown Oconomowoc, is hosting its own onsite PopUp Shop in the Shorehaven Great Room Thursday, Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featuring sweet holiday treats and gifts from Sweet P’s Pantry. State Fair winning toffee and candied nuts, caramels, turtles, seasoned nuts, sponge candy and chocolate clusters. Made in Oconomowoc…

While Charlie Owns Your Heart

One resident recalled hunting with his dogs when Charlie sidled up to him. He remembered the thrill of the chase, the weaving through fields of stubble. Another remembered her favorite dachshund, and another, the pups she raised as a child. Volunteer Laura K. said Charlie the golden retriever brings out memories and evokes smiles whenever…

Tree of Love Donations

Donations in honor of or in memory of family members and friends continue to be accepted through December 26, 2023. Brochures are located around campus. Our 2023 goal is to build a new Gazebo on campus for Shorehaven residents, their families, physical activity and socialization. Donations must be received by December 26. We invite you…

Holly Fest Returns Nov. 4

The Shorehaven Service League of Volunteers presents its 2023 Holly Fest bake sale and raffle event Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Forgotten Treasures Resale Boutique at Shorehaven, 1305 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Highlights include Christmas merchandise and decorations, delicious bake sale, raffle gifts, Christmas music and a vintage area. Raffle…

Annual meeting reaffirms commitment

More than 70 gathered at the Lake Terrace Clubhouse for Shorehaven’s annual meeting Oct. 19, launching a renewed commitment to enhancing the quality of life for community seniors. CEO Dale Dahlke said that through the empowered corporate membership, Shorehaven is guided by its mission, “Reflecting Christ’s love, we provide homes and resources for seniors.” “This…

Food Donations welcomed at Forgotten Treasures

The Shorehaven Service League of Volunteers has initiated a partnership with the Oconomowoc Food Pantry, launching a ‘Give From Your Heart’ Holiday Food Drive from now until Dec. 31, to provide food items to low-income and food-insecure residents in need this holiday season. The Shorehaven Service League of Volunteers supports current needs of Shorehaven residents…