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Brooksby Village Residents Tech Savvy!

June 25, 2012

Brooksby Village Residents will Showcase their Technology Talents with Skype, iPads, Wii Bowling and more Thursday, June 28 at 1pm at the Tech Expo

Peabody, MA -- Who said just teenagers love Facebook, Twitter and Wii?
Technology is thriving at Brooksby Village and at the Brooksby Village Technology Expo on Thursday, June 28 from 1-3pm guests and Brooksby Village residents will have the opportunity to interact and have some hands-on fun with iPads, Wii, Facebook and more.
"Our residents are using technology more and more to stay connected with friends and family, to keep track of their health and for use at events on campus," said Suzanne Davis, Director of Sales, Brooksby Village.  "The Tech Expo will bring residents and guests together to talk about their love of technology and learn something new."
Wii Bowling Club:
Meet resident club members and try your hand at this electronic bowling game.
The iPadders:
Learn how easy and enjoyable it is to use an iPad and watch a Face Time demo.
BRAG (Brooksby Radio Amateur Group):
Community HAM radio enthusiasts will share details about this popular campus club.
Photography Club:
Beautiful photos snapped by Brooksby Village residents will be displayed on a large projection screen for all to enjoy!
Woodworking Club:
Talented Brooksby Village woodworkers will show off some of their creations and provide details about their handsomely equipped hobby shop.
Guests will also have the opportunity to tour:
TV studio:
Visit the on-campus television studio and chat with resident volunteers who manage the station.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at our chapel control room. 15-minute demonstrations will take place throughout the day.
Fitness Center:
Take a tour of our state-of-the-art fitness center. Personal fitness escorts will answer your questions and demonstrate how to use our high quality equipment.
Those who attend will also learn more about the:
Medical Center:
Get a free blood pressure screening and learn how Brooksby Village's electronic medical records are created and utilized for your health and safety.
Dining and Catering Services:
Surf Brooksby Village's catering website and discover the steps we use to create nutritious delicious meals, served fresh each day.
Brooksby Village Security:
Meet members of our security/emergency first response team and learn about all the ways they use technology to keep residents safe and the campus secure.
Brooksby Village has three large clubhouses featuring an on-site medical center, staffed by full-time doctors, five restaurants, two convenience stores, two beauty parlors, a TV studio, a swimming pool, activity rooms, classrooms, game rooms and even two branches of a bank.  Residents also have the opportunity to take part in hundreds of different clubs and activities.  The community also has its own Interfaith Chapel on campus that serves as the physical foundation for a strong faith-based community.
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