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“Kendal Creates”…Art and More Art

On exhibit through August 14th, in all three Kendal Galleries, is “Kendal Creates,” the works of 50 resident artists.   The show includes over 120 pieces in numerous mediums, including painting…

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John Diffey Made a Difference

By Molly Kavanaugh As President and CEO of The Kendal Corporation for 24 years, John guided, inspired and mentored staff and residents at Kendal at Oberlin and the company’s 12…

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“Who Better than Us?” Prisoners Perform Shakespeare

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.…

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Kudos to Kendal for Excellent Satisfaction Survey

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…

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Friends Gallery: Art from Grafton Prison

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.…

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Donations from Car Sales Fuel A Community Need

Over the years, the 2002 Buick Century had been reliable transportation for Betty and Bill James, but eventually it mostly sat idle in the garage. “It was not hard to…

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Recognition for Opera “Strawberry Fields”

  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…

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

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…

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Kendal Receives Philanthropic Award from Lorain County Urban League

  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…

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