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Ashby Ponds to Celebrate "Sinatra Week" in Honor of Frank's 100th Birthday

December 3, 2015

(Ashburn, Virginia) --- Frank Sinatra would have turned 100 years young on December 12, 2015.  Members of the generation that lived and loved Frank at Ashby Ponds retirement community in Ashburn will celebrate "Sinatra Week" in his honor, December 7-11.  The community will host various events including Sinatra film showings, a live Sinatra entertainer, a sing-along, a look-alike contest, and even signature Sinatra cuisine served throughout the week from Clams Posillipo to Oyster Rockefeller to Zuppa Toscana! 

Included among the popular activities:

Wednesday, 12/9 | 3:00-5:00 PMSinatra Happy Hour, Sing-Along, and Look-Alike Contest at The View Bar in Willow CrossingSpecialty Sinatra-style cocktails and a sing-along with performer Tony Greenfield will precede a Sinatra look-alike contest at 4:15 PMFriday, 12/11 | 3:30-4:30 PMSinatra Tribute at the Performing Arts Theater in Great Oak ClubhouseLocal performer, Billy Finch—a resident of Silver Spring, MD—will entertain the crowd as Frank Sinatra on December 11th.  Performing to an anticipated packed house of over 250 seniors, Finch will revive Sinatra's greatest hits, with a tip of the fedora to the Rat Pack.  Included among Finch's list of local impressive performance venues are The Kennedy Center, Wolf Trap, and the White House.  Finch also performed this year at the Village at Leesburg.

Don't miss the party!

WHERE:Ashby Ponds retirement community21170 Ashby Ponds BoulevardAshburn, Virginia 20147

CONTACT: Please contact Jessica McKay, Public Affairs Manager, at 703-923-4690 or if you'd like to cover any of the events!

About Ashby Ponds: Ashby Ponds, one of 18 retirement communities managed by Erickson Living, is situated on a scenic 132-acre campus in Ashburn, Virginia (approximately 30 miles west of Washington, D.C.).  The community is home to over 1000 residents and more than 140 resident-run and resident-driven clubs and groups, an indoor pool, a fitness club, transportation services, 24-hour security, and flexible dining options. More information about Ashby Ponds can be found at