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The Wesley Community's 50th Anniversary

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The Wesley Community’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations

The Wesley Community first opened its doors to residents in 1972 and has been providing caring and compassion to all since those early days. Now, in 2022, The Wesley Community is celebrating its rich history as a vital aging services and health care provider for the region through a series of special events, fundraisers, and a sharing of the organization’s history.

50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Our 50th Anniversary dinner celebration was held on Tuesday, September 20th at 5:00 p.m. at The Saratoga City Center. Thank you to Adirondack Trust for being the Presenting Sponsor.

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50th Anniversary Documentary Screening

The Wesley Community invites you to join us for the first viewing of our commemorative documentary produced for the 50th Anniversary on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at the SUNY Adirondack – Wilton Campus. Viewings will take place at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. and are free to attend and open to the public but only WITH advanced reservations. To reserve your seat, please email Foundation@thewesleycommunity.org or call 518-691-1420.

50th Anniversary Book and Video

Reserve your copy of the commemorative book highlighting the stories of The Wesley Community, and the commemorative DVD showcasing the work of Wesley through the years. Reserve your bundle below, or complete the Book and DVD Reservation Form and return it to Katelynn Ethier at kndonovan@thewesleycommunity.org.

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50 Years Of Caring and Compassion – Wesley’s History

Explore the history of The Wesley Community and its impact on those we have served with these historic images and articles. More images will be added throughout the fall of 2022.

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  • Architectural Rendering Of The Original Wesley Campus Design
  • Photograph of the "Woodlawn Oval" - the land that the Wesley campus was bulit on
  • Embury Apartments under construction
  • December 29, 1970 Saratogian Photo of Embury Apartments
  • 1971 Saratoga Retirement Center Advertisement
  • Progress Update From Saratoga Retirement Center January 1972
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  • 1970s Embury Apartments Marketing Brochure
  • The Wesley Community Board of Directors Circa 1990s
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Presenting Sponsor:

The Adirondack Trust Company

Partner Sponsors:

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Friend Sponsors:

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Supporter Sponsors:

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Honorary Committee:

Shelly Amato

Frederick and Sheelagh Baily

Mark and Brooke Bardack

Peter Barron and Carolyn Cappuccino

The Boghosian Bros.

Skip and Colleen Carlson

Bill and Susan Dake

Greg Dixon

Katelynn Ethier

Victoria Jupin

Phil Klein

Mac Noonan and Katie Lahoff

Tom and Kristie Roohan

Liz Rovers

Jennifer Runkel

Saratoga Springs Lions Club

Marti Simmons

Caitlyn Simmons

Tara A. Pleat

L. Clifford Van Wagner

Pati Wade

Nikki Williams

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Schedule a Visit

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