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Giving Back to the Community at Brightmore

November 21, 2017

This past weekend Brightmore held its 6th Annual Charity Craft Bazaar! Our crafters and needlework groups worked diligently all year long to fill up a room with over 50 different craft items all to give back to our community! This year 100% of the proceeds went to The Recovery Resource Center located at the Harrelson …Read More…

Holiday Craft Bazaar

November 14, 2017

You are invited to our annual Holiday Craft Bazaar! The Brightmore Crafter’s have been working hard all year so start your holiday shopping with us! ***Saturday, November 18 from 10am – 3pm and Sunday, November 19th from Noon – 3pm*** 100% of proceed go to The Recovery Resource Center supporting adults and Veterans in our …Read More…

Brightmore Honors their Veteran’s in Style….

November 12, 2017

Starting with our annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast Buffet to an afternoon of music with Duke Ladd, we honored all Brightmore Veteran’s, Spouses and Widows. We also recognized those no longer with us and family members who are now fighting for our country. It was a day, as every day is, to always remember how blessed …Read More…

Everyone Loves to be able to Yell BINGO!

November 10, 2017

Brightmore University and Right at Home In-Home Care sponsored a Community-wide Bingo Bash Tournament for the residents and community this week! Even though the weather changed our plans of having our bash outside, it definitely did not stop the crowd from coming to play one of their favorite games! Right at Home provided the prizes …Read More…

Rediscover Cuba – “A Cultural Exploration”

November 3, 2017

Cuba was explored in the Presentation by AAA Carolina’s Susan Ehrle, and a Gentleman named Chris who works for Susan in ensuring that your tour to Cuba will go perfectly. In the presentation we were walked through the experience that you could have, when traveling to Cuba.  This includes your round trip and assistance getting …Read More…

Intriguing Cultures: A Circus Life

October 11, 2017

Brightmore University had a packed house for “A Circus Life”: Part Two of the Intriguing Cultures Series, presented by Fritzi Huber. The 1940’s and 50’s were a very rich and prosperous time for the circus in the United States. Fritzi Huber was a circus child at this time in history and has some great memories …Read More…

What do you know about Ava Gardner?

September 19, 2017

Brightmore residents traveled to Smithfield, NC last week to visit the well-known Ava Gardner Museum and what a treat it was for all of us! We all seemed to know a little bit about Ava Gardner, but were pleasantly surprised to learn that what we knew was just a small piece of her life. We …Read More…

Brightmore University: De-mystifying Classical Music

September 11, 2017

Brightmore University started the month with our first presentation, “De-Mystifying Classical Music” presented by Barbara McKenzie, Artistic Director of Chamber Music Wilmington, where she not only answered questions just like these, but provided a thorough education on the history of Classical Music.  Music lovers joined together to gain insight into the “behind the scenes” musical …Read More…

A Little Piece of Wilmington

August 28, 2017

The residents of Brightmore took a Historic Bus Tour of Downtown Wilmington this week, with Chamber of Commerce Member, Jack Mills. We started by PPD and circled around to see the new marina, convention center, hotels, Cape Fear Community College and the new Wilson Center Theater, Railroad Museum, the Diligence & NC Battleship all the …Read More…

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