Artist Stephen Tomasko Exhibits in the Kendal Gallery

Mar 24, 2016

Opening in the Kendal Gallery on March 29th and running through May 16th is the exhibit, Delira and Excira:  a term of Irish origin meaning delighted and excited.  The photographs, graphite drawings and encaustic paintings of artist, Stephen Tomasko have done just that…they delight and excite.

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“Who Better than Us?” Prisoners Perform Shakespeare

Mar 24, 2016

On Monday, April 4th at 7:15 PM Dr. Phyllis Gorfain, Professor of English Emerita at Oberlin College, speaks on Oberlin Drama at Grafton (ODAG) at Kendal at Oberlin’s Heiser Auditorium. This program can be instrumental in changing the lives of men in the Grafton Reintegration Center, a minimum security section of the Grafton Correctional Institution.

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Kudos to Kendal for Excellent Satisfaction Survey

Mar 11, 2016

The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) recently posted the results of the 2015 Long-Term Care Resident Satisfaction Survey.   This biennial satisfaction survey of residents in long-term care facilities is conducted by ODA and the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman.

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Friends Gallery: Art from Grafton Prison

Feb 17, 2016

Currently on exhibit, in Kendal’s Friends Gallery, are the paintings and three-dimensional art of incarcerated participants in The Arts and Crafts Program at Grafton Correctional Institute and Grafton Reintegration Center. A reception for the exhibition of Prisoner Art from Grafton will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb 25th, in the Friends Corner Dining […]

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Kendal Gallery Exhibit: Sonja Henney Tugend

Jan 01, 2016

Currently hanging in the Kendal Gallery is the work of textile artist Sonja Henney Tugend, titled, “Sonja Henney Tugend:  Surfaces.”  These stunning textiles and encaustics are brilliant in color.  Her art is contemporary yet primitive, organic, textural, serendipitous and completely intuitive.

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Recognition for Opera “Strawberry Fields”

Jan 04, 2016

  Recently Sally Stunkel, Associate Professor of Opera at the Oberlin Conservatory, was informed that the video from the production of the opera, “Strawberry Fields,” was awarded 2nd Prize in Division III of the 2015 Opera Production Competition sponsored by the National Opera Association (NOA).  NOA is a national, nonprofit organization promoting artistic excellence and education in […]

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Potter Chris Breuer Exhibits at Kendal

Oct 26, 2015

Currently hanging in the Kendal Gallery, through December 6th, are the works of artist/potter, Chris Breuer.  The exhibit includes salt glazed stoneware and earthenware from his tile landscape series and large salt glazed wall platters.

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Standard & Poor’s Affirms Kendal at Oberlin’s ‘A-‘ Rating

Oct 20, 2015

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services affirmed its ‘A-‘ long term rating on the Lorain County Port Authority, Ohio’s 2013A health care facilities revenue bonds, issued for Kendal at Oberlin, a continuing care retirement community. The outlook is stable.

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Kendal Receives Philanthropic Award from Lorain County Urban League

Sep 30, 2015

  On September 18, 2015, the Lorain County Urban League presented their Community Philanthropic Award to Kendal at Oberlin. The gala event, a formal evening affair, was attended by Kendal residents, staff and board representatives, along with 350+ people who attended the dinner. Kendal CEO, Barbara Thomas was delighted to accept the award for Kendal […]

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Anniversaries and a Historic Decision

Jul 09, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015 will be a day to remember for two Kendal at Oberlin couples celebrating a combined 100th anniversary.  Also significant because this was the same day the Supreme Court delivered their ruling on same-sex marriage. Ira and Priscilla Steinberg and Ted Nowick and Robert Taylor share an anniversary…the Steinbergs their 60th and Nowick/Taylor their 40th.

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