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Ashby Ponds Hosts Father’s Day Fishing Tournament

June 23, 2015

The annual intergenerational event brings together staff and resident families

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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 has more than 120 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