Enlightening Information and Events
Whether you’re on our Brightmore of Wilmington campus or visiting our namesake town, you’ll quickly learn that there’s never a dull moment. We invite you to review our calendars below to learn more about upcoming events at each of our communities and learn about the latest “happenings” on the Brightmore of Wilmington campus at our news link here.
What’s Going On?
Please feel free to review our social calendar for upcoming activities and events. If you would like to join us for a particular event, please call our office at the community of your choice, and we’ll be happy to accommodate you.
Monthly Support Group
Monthly Caregiver Support Luncheon - Held on the second Monday of the Month at 11:45 am, this support group is for persons caregiving for a family member. Members of the community or families of current residents can RSVP to Marianna Stacy at (910) 350-1980.
Brightmore University ended our month on the Voices of Recovery Series: Part 2 “From Heartache to Healing”: One Woman’s Journey to New Beginnings presented by Mary Crawford, RRCI Peer Support Specialist from the Recovery Resource Center at the Harrelson Center. Mary joined us to share her story of recovery from the many years addicted to […]
Brightmore University was delighted to have local author, Terry Bowman, come to our community to speak on his current novel, “The Carving Tree”. Terry Bowman, who is a Christian/Spiritual Fiction writer, has been writing for 18 years and has several of his devotions printed in the “Upper Room” and in “Open Window.” Terry Bowman has […]
February is recreation therapy month, so what better way to celebrate than to have a “wacky-tacky” day and Wacky Water Walk?! Staff had a fun day dressing up with the residents and aren’t biased, but one of our favorite outfits was “Winnie the pool” sweatshirt! Our water walk was a huge success, walking 77 Laps […]
Brightmore University was excited to start the month off with well-known author, Marija Platace Futchs Fine, as she traveled to Wilmington just to speak at Brightmore. We are lucky that her cousin, Martha Beery, who lives at Brightmore invited her to come speak to us on her book and life history, “Wide Eyes”: A War […]
“If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.” ― Louis Armstrong A very special group of residents got to enjoy a “Ladies Night Out” as we attended the 38th Annual NC Jazz Festival Opening Night “Styles of Jazz” at the Hilton Downtown Riverside. It was an evening none of us expected…a magical […]