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Community News for 2014


Twin Towers Group Donates Sheep

The Twin Towers Christian Fellowship group performed a humorous play during the month of December entitled 'In Bethlehem Inn.' A free will offering was collected during the intermission...more

Life Enriching Communities Welcomes New Board Members

Scott Beekin - an attorney and certified public accountant who brings a broad range of financial management, human resources, marketing and communications experience to the Life Enriching...more

Honoring Our First Responders

Each year our communities host a breakfast for the local First Responders in Montgomery (Twin Lakes) and College Hill (Twin Towers).  We enjoy hosting this meal and have a wonderful...more

LEC Resident a Member of the 2015 Class of Great Living Cincinnatians

Twin Lakes resident L. Thomas 'Tom' Wilburn, Jr. has been named to the 2015 class of Great Living Cincinnatians. This honor is awarded by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and is among...more

LEC Celebrates 115 Years

This is the 115 year of providing services to older adults in the greater Cincinnati area and we celebrated during a special gathering of volunteers, residents, associates and vendors. We...more

Twin Lakes Achieves Deficiency Free Survey

Twin Lakes Senior Living Community's nursing care has received a deficiency-free survey rating from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). The ODH conducts unannounced, on-site inspections...more

Bluebird Boxes Installed Along Walking Path

The newest addition to the Twin Lakes Walking Path are Bluebird boxes thanks to the Eagle Scout project of David Haney. David will also be putting up signage and mile markers - we thank...more

Ty Mulholland: Twin Towers Kay Award Recipient November 2014

Congratulations to our newest Kay Award winner, Ty Mulholland, pictured center, with supervisor Rod Johnson on left, and Executive Director, Jim Lay. Ty has been employed as a Cook at...more

Thank You Veterans

In honor of those who have served and for those serving now - Happy Veterans Day! Thank you for serving our country and protecting our freedoms.

Annual Caregiver Recognition Mass

LEC residents and an associate were honored at the Annual Caregiver Recognition Mass or 'White Mass' at St. Peter in Chains this weekend. This special award is presented by the Southwest...more

The Forty and Eight Visits Twin Towers

This 1928 authentic replica of the French 40 & 8 rail car visited Twin Towers in November. These cars transported troops to the front lines and the confiscated 40 & 8 boxcars were used to...more

GE Volunteers at Harvest Hootenanny

Our friends at GE visit us several times a year and always bring fun with them! This years 'Harvest Hootenanny' was an afternoon full of old-fashioned entertainment for residents residing...more

Harvest Festival Engages Community

Each year Twin Lakes opens its doors to the community for their Harvest Festival. This family friendly celebration features games, crafts, a petting zoo, trick or treating and a haunted...more

LEC Spirit Wear is Here

We have had an increasing number of requests for Spiritwear and we have been listening! Shirts, jackets and totes are now available for both men and women. Click here to see what is...more

Make a Difference Day

Each year the residents of Montgomery, Ohio give back to the community in October on 'Make a Difference Day.'  Over 400 citizens volunteer their time to support U.S. service men and women...more

Twin Lakes Welcomes Sister City Delegates

Twin Lakes welcomed a delegation from the City of Montgomery's Sister City, Neuilly-Plaisance, France in October. Continuing a long standing tradition of over 25 years of visits between...more

LEC Birthday Celebrations

We never miss the opportunity to celebrate birthdays at LEC. Each month on both campuses, we have a special meal for those residents celebrating their birthday. We also have a cake to...more

Friends of Twin Lakes Make a Donation

An organ that was not purchased  at the Twin Lakes Whale of a Sale in early September, has found a new home.  Friends of Twin Lakes, the volunteer group who organizes the sale, offered...more

Walking Path at Twin Lakes Benefits from Eagle Scout Project

The Twin Lakes Walking Path has 31 new trees thanks to the Eagle Scout project of Peter Morgan, Scout Troop 635. In mid-September  Peter, in orange, and his 15+ volunteers took up their...more

LEC participates in College Hill Rhythm Race

Runners, walkers and supporters from LEC participated in the 11th Annual College Hill 5K Rhythm Run/Walk on Saturday, September 13th. The event started at 6 pm and the course was through...more

Twin Towers Variety Sale Silent Auctioning a Piece at September Sale

An antique wooden cupboard is up for silent auction at the next Twin Towers Variety Sale on Friday, September 26th from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm in Room 10B. 

This monthly is held on the 4th...more

Cherie Hill: Twin Towers Kay Award Recipient September 2014

Congratulations to Kay Award Winner Cherie Hill, pictured on left. Cherie is a Personal Care Assistant who joined our team in 2011. Her supervisor Katie Gagai, pictured on right, says,...more

Turning Plastic Shopping Bags into Mats

On both campuses we are creating mats out of recycled plastic shopping bags for those who are less fortunate. Each mat takes approximately 800 bags which are cut in strips. The strips are...more

Whale of a Sale Saturday, Sept. 6th

Door open at 9:00 am for the Friends of Twin Lakes 'Whale of a Sale' and what a sale it will be this year! The donations keep arriving and the former Century Honda building at 9876...more

Aquatic Classes at LEC

Aquatic conditioning has become increasingly popular because it increases endurance, strength and flexibility and yet is easy on the joints. Our Aqua Level 2 Class at the Connection...more

Donated Flowers Given New Life

Donated flowers from the Montgomery Kroger become lovely arrangments under the skilled hands of our creative residents at Twin Lakes. Throughout the year, Kroger donates flowers to us...more

Twin Towers Fiesta

The Twin Towers Auxiliary hosted a Fiesta for residents in the Health Pavilion with music, dancing, food and fun. For nearly 100 years members of the Auxiliary have devoted immeasurable...more

Tuskegee Airman Pays TwinTowers a Visit

In August we celebrated the "Spirit of '45" with Tuskegee Airman Leslie Edwards and bomber pilot Herb Heilbrun, who visited us at Twin Towers for the showing of 'Side by Side' a WWII...more

WWII Veterans Honored at Reds Game

Last Sunday, August 10th, was National "Spirit of '45 Day" and two WWII Veterans from Twin Towers were honored at the Cincinnati Reds game. William Barr (center) and Russ Wittee were...more

Vendors Needed - Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale

Friends of Twin Lakes is hosting a Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 11am-4pm at Twin Lakes and we are looking for additional vendors. Last year we had...more

Celebrating 115 Years of Service

On Monday, August 4th we celebrated 115 years of serving older adults in Greater Cincinnati. Both of our campuses enjoyed a cake and shared wonderful stories from the past. ...more

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame Member Visits

Twin Towers residents and associates welcomed Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame member Tommy Helms with an ice cream social. Tommy Helms was born in Charlotte, N.C., in 1941, and he made his...more

Twin Towers Resident To Compete in State Art and Writing Show

Congratulations to Resident Audrey Root, who won 2nd place at the LeadingAge Ohio Regional Art and Writing Show for her watercolor painting 'Magnolia.' Audrey will go on to compete at the...more

Connecting Your Wellness and You

Whole person wellness at it's best! The summer edition of Venue magazine has a wonderful piece on The Connection at Twin Lakes. Read full article here. 

Best Patriotic Spirit

Each year Twin Lakes residents, associates and volunteers team up to create a float for the 4th of July parade in Montgomery. 'Freedom, Faith and Family' was the theme of this years float...more

Taking Root-Tree Program at Twin Lakes

Newly planted trees are taking root around the city and if a tri-state collaboration has their way, more than 2 million new trees will be planted by 2020. The Ohio Kentucky...more

Twin Lakes Volunteers Create Plastic Mats

Twin Lakes Associate Lori, center, introduce the idea of creating mats from plastic shopping bags for the homeless to our community. Each mat requires 750 shopping bags, which are cut and...more

Twin Lakes Baseball BBQ

Our annual Baseball BBQ was a home run event! Food, music, lawn games, Mr. Redlegs and a Reds Hall of Fame & Museum memorabilia display provided us with a great afternoon of fun! Thanks...more

LEC Olympics 2014

Well Aware, our Associate Wellness Team, sponsored the LEC Olympics at both Twin Lakes and Twin Towers with games, prizes and giveaways. We competed in individual events including...more

Twin Towers Players Present “Mr. Snoop is Murdered”

Twin Towers Mystery Theater production of "Mr. Snoop is Murdered" on june 13th was an enormous success! This one act mystery play was both ingenious and entertaining. Hats off to the Twin...more

Community Garden a Community Service

This is the second year Twin Towers residents and associates have created a Community Garden with most of the produce going to the home delivered meals program at Wesley Services. The...more

Twin Lakes Donates Chairs to Wheels for the World

Twin Lakes donated wheelchairs to 'Wheels for the World,' an organization that distributes wheelchairs to countries whose people have the greatest need. Their Chair Corps team is a...more

WWII Veterans Honored at Gala

WWII Veterans of Twin Towers were honored guests at this year's Tri-State Warbird Museum “Taking Flight Annual Gala”, commemorating the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. Resident Russ Witte, who...more

Scott McQuinn Receives Healthcare Leadership Award

Scott McQuinn, CEO/President of Life Enriching Communities was recently awarded the 2014 Healthcare Leadership Award sponsored by Venue Magazine. This award honors leading healthcare...more

Celebrating the Legacy of Shirley Davies

A reception and ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Cincinnati Art Museum in May to honor Mrs. Shirley M. Davies by renaming gallery 204 as the 'Shirley M. Davies Gallery.' Shirley...more

LEC featured in OMA Newsletter


We participated in Opening Minds through Art (OMA), an intergenerational art program operated through the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University. Amazing art was created and then...more

LEC Speaker’s Bureau

Does your group or club need a speaker? Our Senior Living Experts from Life Enriching Communities can help! Our free programs range from wellness to digital apps and we can tailor any...more

Kay Award winner Bright (on right) with Administrator, Denise.

Bright Frimpong-Manso: Twin Towers Kay Award Recipient May 2014

Congratulations to Bright Frimpong-Manso our newest Kay Award Winner! Bright is a State Tested Nursing Assistant who joined our team in 2004. Bright works in the Health Pavilion and her...more

LEC Scholarships Awarded for 2014

Life Enriching Communities encourages educational advancement for associates, dependents and volunteers by offering annual scholarship opportunities to those individuals who apply for the...more

Twin Lakes Residents Participating in National Issues Forum

Twin Lakes Residents are taking part in the National Issues Forum and the public policy issue they are addressing is 'Medicare and Medicaid - How Can We Afford Them?'  The National Issues...more

LEC Sponsors Senior Days at the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum

Adults 60 and over will be admitted free of charge to the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum this season, courtesy of Life Enriching Communities. Located at Great American Ball Park, the Reds...more

Twin Towers Associates and Residents Honored at STARS Luncheon

Congratulations to Twin Towers STARS! The STARS program annually recognizes employees of not-for-profit providers of services for older Ohioans who have been nominated by their employer...more

Celebrating Twenty Eight Years at Twin Towers

In May we celebrated Will Becker who has the distinction of living at Twin Towers longer than any other resident, he has lived here for 28 years. When Will moved in his father was...more

Tom Wilburn Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

On February 20, 2014, the Cincinnati Business Courier presented Twin Lakes resident Tom Wilburn with their Healthcare Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014. Tom served as the CEO of...more

Use the Ching shopping portal and a percent of the sale goes to the LEC Foundation

Support the LEC Foundation While Shopping On-Line

Life Enriching Communities Foundation announces its partnership with the first purchase-driven fundraising tool designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, ChingTM. Ching allows...more

Kay Award winner Kathy with her supervisor Scott

Kathy Cable: Twin Towers Kay Award Recipient January 2014

Congratulations to Kathy Cable, our newest Kay Award recipient. Kathy has been with Twin Towers since 2003 and is currently employed as the Connection Coordinator.

Kathy was nominated...more


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