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Ashby Ponds Welcomes New Residents with the Opening of Hickory Glen

January 16, 2015

The residential building will add more than 100 new neighbors to the Ashburn community

(Ashburn, Va.) — On January 16, Ashby Ponds officially introduced Hickory Glen, a new residential building on campus.  Residents have now begun to move into their new homes at the community's 8th independent living building.

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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 850 residents and has over 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