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By: Marissa Salvesen on June 14th, 2016

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Middlewoods of Newington Wins “Best of Newington” Award Three Years in a Row!


Best of Newington Award 2016Middlewoods of Newington Independent and Assisted Living Community was the proud recipient of another “Best of Newington” award for the third year in a row. Voted “Best Senior Care Provider” in the Newington Chamber of Commerce’s “Best of Newington” Awards, the community was acknowledged at the NCC’s 71st Annual Meeting and 3rd Annual “Best of Newington” Awards Dinner. The event was held on June 3rd at Indian Hill Country Club in Newington and featured several other Chamber awards.

The award-winning community celebrated 13 years at their Newington location in March of 2016 and completed a 2.5 million dollar renovation and expansion project in the summer of 2014. Middlewoods of Newington is affiliated with the UConn Health Center and is owned and operated by United Methodist Homes (Shelton, CT), a local, mission-based organization, with a 140-year legacy of caring for seniors. For more information about senior living at Middlewoods, visit www.middlewoodsofnewington.org or contact Stacy Kesl at 860.667.1336. Stop in for a tour of the community at 2125 Main Street in Newington.

Photo: Staff and residents of Middlewoods of Newington show off their new award after being voted “Best Senior Care Provider” in the Newington Chamber’s “Best of Newington” awards. This was the 3rd year the community had received this honor. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to vote!

Back Row (L to R): Middlewoods of Newington staff, Erik Wicander, Margaret Braren, Stacy Kesl, Megan Jackson, and John Buccini

Front Row (L to R): Middlewoods of Newington residents, Angie Capparelli and Paul Mangiafico

About Marissa Salvesen

My journey into the world of senior living began when I started working for United Methodist Homes in 2010. Starting as an Activities Director at one of our-winning assisted and independent living communities and then transitioning to Marketing and Promotions Manager for UMH, I now work as the Manager of Mission Development, fostering the Mission and Values of our organization. I love sharing stories about the many ways we build meaningful relationships and enrich the lives of those we serve, and am proud to be part of building UMH’s 140-year legacy of caring. Wondering what makes our communities such special places to live and work? Connect with me and find out!

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