The following excerpt is from the Tri City Voice:
Surrounded by Joy – a new context of community service
An opening remark of prioress S. Gloria Marie Jones, OP, “Welcome to building chaos,” spoke volumes about the time and effort of planning and constructing a new adult day care facility on the Dominican Sisters Motherhouse campus. She was referring to the whirlwind of final touches necessary to complete a unique collaboration between the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose and Alzheimer’s Services of the East Bay (ASEB) with participation of City of Fremont Human Services, under the guidance of Suzanne Shenfil that awarded a $250,000 Community Development Block Grant to the project. S. Karen Elizabeth Zavitz, OP serves on the ASEB Board of Directors ensuring close ties between the organizations.
About to begin care services for people with a spectrum of dementia and cognitive disorders who need help during the day, the building that initially housed young women beginning Dominican life has been renovated in a new context and new and expanded expression that shares a vision and spirit of connection. A ceremony at the newly refurbished Siena building…
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