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 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 […]
Thursday afternoon the Aquarium at Fort Fisher made a special visit to the Kempton. The outreach program from the Aquarium did a program called Living Seashells with outreach coordinator Kristin Holloman. The Kempton residents had a chance to get up close with four different “living seashells”: the sea star, the hermit crab, the snail and […]
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 […]
“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson On Thursday February 1st, the Kempton’s Men Coffee Talk Group gathered in the Country Kitchen at the Kempton. The men enjoyed coffee, Krispy Kreme donuts and great conversation. This is a newer activity at the Kempton that is held the first Thursday […]