News & Noteworthy

On Friday August 3rd, 2018, congressman Dwight Evans presented Beaumont resident Lawrence Earle with the 'Congressional Gold Medal' for his service with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS - a precursor to the CIA) during WWII. This is one of the highest civilian awards bestowed in the United States. The ceremony was attended by CIA historian Clayton Laurie, family, friends and fellow residents at Beaumont, and opened with a four man color guard sent by the Lower Merion Police Department to present the flag to Mr. Earle.

No one in recent memory has celebrated their 100th birthday quite like Beaumont resident Alan Tripp. He took the opportunity to organize a party for hundreds of relatives and friends from across the country with an open bar and sit-down lunch. He scored and emceed an hour-long romp through music that was popular in each of the decades he’s been alive, complete with hilarious anecdotes and jingles he created, such as (Good-n-Plenty’s) “Choo-Choo Charlie.” 

The Philadelphia InquirerDaily News and Philly.com again recognized Beaumont at Bryn Mawr as one of the region’s top places to work during its 8th annual award celebration, held on March 23, 2017.

Top Workplaces 2017 is an effort to discover the best employers in the Philadelphia region - as decided by each company's employees. More than 39,000 were surveyed by WorkplaceDynamics of Exton.

(Reprinted with permission, Philadelphia Inquirer, December 2016)

People move to Beaumont because they want to remain socially, mentally and physically engaged – and residents get every opportunity. Beaumont is the only Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in the nation that is cooperatively owned and governed by residents. As a result, they are directly involved in charting a holistic approach to wellness, connecting the Health Center with continuing education, event programming, dining and nutrition, and of course fitness.

Beaumont resident Jim Zug recently won his 21st national squash title and was featured in a Channel 6 ABC segment of "Art of Aging." View the segment here and below is the full text to a number of articles in the Main Line Times, King of Prussia Courier and Main Line Life. Congratulations Jim!

 

By Special Invitation:

An intimate look at the life and art of Andrew Wyeth,
Presented by Victoria Browning Wyeth

Beaumont at Bryn Mawr cordially invites you and a guest to a very special afternoon with Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of American icon Andrew Wyeth, and designated “Wyeth Family Docent.”

Channel 6 ABC News featured video of Beaumont's 25th anniversary Gala dinner, held on Thursday evening April 11th, on the 11:00 PM evening news. This superb event concluded a week-long celebration of Beaumont's 25th anniversary. Watch the video of residents and views of the festivities in the Beaumont Room!

 

With the arrival of Beaumont’s new IT Director Mark Surkin and his assistant Jeremy Varnis comes the long anticipated arrival of a wireless campus and in-house “Triple Play” services. Starting in 2012, Beaumont residents and guests will be able to connect wirelessly, nearly anywhere on campus, at any time.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com recently recognized Beaumont as being among the area's 100 best places to work. The 'Top Workplaces 2012' is a highly valued award, granted to the best employers in the Philadelphia region - as seen from the workers' point of view.