17340 Quaker Lane   |   Sandy Spring, Maryland
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Wellspring Artists Opening Reception

Sea Form, by J. Simmons

Friends House and Sandy Spring Museum present:

Wellspring Visions

You are invited to the opening of the Wellspring Artists’ retrospective show at the Sandy Spring Museum. The show runs from January 13 to February 10, 2018 and the opening reception will be held at the museum on January 13 (or January 20, in case of snow).

We will serve wine and light refreshments, and the artists will be present to talk about their work and answer questions.

  • Saturday, January 13 (January 20, snow date)
  • 3:00-5:00pm
  • Sandy Spring Museum
  • 17901 Bentley Road
  • Sandy Spring, MD 20860


Please RSVP to Rae St. John at rst.john@friendshouse.com or 301-804-4167

Friends House celebrates it’s 50th anniversary and Terri Hogan from the Greater Olney News shares how the Quaker principles in our community are as apparent now as they were during the past five decades. Read more about our history, and the stories from the community members and staff in Terri’s article.

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Thank you to all for making this event a great success.

On Thursday, October 5, Friends House hosted a luncheon and discussion of innovations in senior health care as one of the day, October 5, Friends House hosted a luncheon and discussion of innovations in senior health care as one of the 50th anniversary celebration events. The forty guests included executive directors of area life plan communities, Maryland Representative Eric Luedtke, heads of agencies that provide services to seniors and several Friends House board members:

Kendall Anthony
Jim Bell (and his father!)
Ross Capon
Fred Finelli
Mosi Harrington
Rachel Messenger
Meg Meyer
Megan Shook

Former board member Patti Nesbitt also attended. County Executive Ike Leggett delivered the keynote address and presented Kevin with a proclamation recognizing Friends House and its commitment to quality affordable senior housing. After lunch there was a panel discussion led by Maryland Secretary of the Department of Aging, Rona Kramer, LeadingAge Maryland Executive CEO Jill Schumann, Friends Services for the Aging President Jane Mack, and Diana Saladini, Director of Population Health and Patient Services at MedStar Montgomery and Dr. George Hennawi, head of Geriatrics and the Center for Healthy Aging at MedStar Good Samaritan. A lively discussion followed.