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The Village at Rockville Announces Annual Health Symposium in Partnership with Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center

Free event to be held virtually February 25 from 8 a.m. to noon, offering three hours of CEU credits The Village at Rockville–A National Lutheran Community is pleased to announce the Second Annual Health Symposium in partnership with Adventist HealthCare...

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The Village at Rockville’s Independent Living Expansion Awarded ENR MidAtlantic 2021 Award of Merit

Glenmere was constructed by Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. and awarded in the Residential/Hospitality Category The Village at Rockville–A National Lutheran Community is pleased to announce Glenmere, an independent living expansion project of 130 apartment homes, has been awarded an...

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National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) to Require all Team Members to Receive COVID-19 Vaccination

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the leadership team at National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) has worked closely with applicable state and county departments of health, as well as followed any guidelines set forth by the Centers for...

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National Lutheran Communities & Services Names Regina Figueroa as Chief Operating Officer

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is pleased to announce Regina Figueroa has been named chief operating officer (COO). Figueroa joins NLCS as previous COO Cyndi Walters transitions to the role of NLCS president and chief operating officer (CEO). Regina...

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National Lutheran Communities & Services Names Cyndi Walters as President and CEO

Walters brings over 30 years of senior living experience to National Lutheran, along with a passion of expanding opportunities for older adults to age as they choose and for inspiring team members who have a heart to serve seniors National...

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The Village at Rockville Named One of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Aging Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE through National Lutheran Communities & Services

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored The Village at Rockville, through its parent organization, National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Aging Services. The ranking considered feedback representing 223,183 employees working...

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National Lutheran Communities & Services Releases 2018 Annual Report

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is pleased to share the 2018 Annual Report. The report highlights some of the work NLCS is doing to honor, inspire and support choice and opportunity in service to seniors. It also features three...

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Impact1890 is Now Accepting Grant Proposals for 2020

Impact1890—A National Lutheran Program is pleased to announce the availability of Impact grants for the 2020 year. Each year, Impact1890 awards grants to non-profit organizations that share in the same passion of serving seniors, particularly those who are aging in...

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National Lutheran Communities & Services Certified as a Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work Institute has honored National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) with certification as a Great Place to Work. The survey included all team members throughout all NLCS entities, and the ratings measure NLCS’ capacity to earn our...

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Grants Available for 2019

Impact1890—A National Lutheran Program is pleased to announce the availability of Impact grants for the 2019 year. Each year, Impact1890 awards grants to non-profit organizations that share in the same passion of serving seniors, particularly those who are aging in place...

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Allison Combs Named Sales Director for National Lutheran Communities & Services

Rockville, MD-  National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) named Allison Combs as Sales Director in January 2018. This is a newly created position for NLCS, which will help oversee sales efforts and initiatives throughout the National Lutheran family of brands....

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National Lutheran Communities & Services Contributes to Seniors Affected by the 2017 Hurricanes

Rockville, MD- National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) rallied to help the victims of the 2017 hurricanes that swept through parts of Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, leaving widespread damage. A total of $24,510 raised for disaster relief went directly to...

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The Village at Rockville Ranks Second in Montgomery County and Fourth in the State of Maryland

Rockville, MD- The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community ranks number four in the state of Maryland out of 203 senior care providers, and number two out of 33 providers in Montgomery County. “We are incredibly proud to be listed...

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National Lutheran Awards $263,000 in Grants for 2018

Rockville, MD- National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Community Impact Council awarded 33 grants for the 2018 grant year, totaling $263,000. This marks the fifth year of the grant program, with an increase in amounts requested, number of grant recipients and...

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Hear Us on WASH-FM

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is getting into the Christmas spirit with its sponsorship of 24/7 holiday music on WASH-FM 97.1 from Nov. 17- Dec. 25 and on WMZQ 98.7 on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. You'll hear on-air spots...

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National Lutheran Receives 2017 Gold Award Designation for Its Website

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) was the recipient of the 2017 National Mature Media Awards (NMMA) gold winner designation for its website, www.nationallutheran.org. The 2017 awards reflect 2016 work, which was when NLCS revamped the design of its website....

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The Village at Rockville Welcomes Alice Benson as Director of Philanthropy

ROCKVILLE, Md. – We are pleased to announce that Alice Benson, CFRE was named the Director of Philanthropy for The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community, effective September 5, 2017. A life-long resident of Montgomery County, Md., Benson joins The...

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Remembering a co-worker, friend and mother

On June 29, 2017, what would’ve been Kris Sackett’s 73rd birthday, family, friends, residents and staff at The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community gathered to pay their respects and honor the former Independent Living Program Housing Manager with the...

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National Lutheran Communities & Services Hosts Valparaiso University Students for Fourth Summer

Rockville, MD- For the fourth year in a row National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) will welcome a small cohort of students from Valparaiso University. Michelle Andersen, a social work and psychology double major, Katie Bahn, a nursing major, and Madelyn Nieter, a...

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What does 100 years [young] look like?

If you were asked to describe what a vibrant 100 years of life looks like, do you think you could? After meeting Helen Barrow, a 100-year-old resident at The Village at Rockville–A National Lutheran Community, you would have the answer...

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National Lutheran Communities & Services Partners with American Public University to Enhance Employee Education Options

Rockville, MD- National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is partnering with American Public University (APU) so employees can take full advantage of NLCS’ tuition reimbursement program, earning an online degree or certificate from APU. NLCS values lifelong learning, not only for...

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Permanent IRA Tax Benefit for Donations

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCD) from IRAs have been made permanent through the PATH Act of 2015. This legislation allows individuals 70 ½ or older to direct a portion or all of the annual required minimum distribution (RMD) to a charity...

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National Lutheran Awards $253,500 in Grants for 2017

National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Community Impact Council awarded 30 grants for the 2017 grant year, totaling $253,500. This marks the fourth year of the grant program, with a significant increase in amounts requested, number of grantees and awarded...

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Hear Us On WASH-FM!

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is getting into the Christmas spirit with its sponsorship of 24/7 holiday music on WASH-FM 97.1 from Nov. 18- Dec. 25 and on WMZQ 98.7 on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. You'll hear on-air spots...

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Former Summer Intern Shares His Experience

Sylas Buller, a Calling and Purpose in Society (CAPS) Fellow from Valparaiso University, spent his 2016 summer with National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS).  Specifically, he served at our Rockville-based retirement community, The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community.  During...

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The Village at Rockville Partners with Strathmore’s Artist in Residence Program

ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) is excited to partner with Strathmore’s Artist in Residence (AIR) program to host five concerts at the senior community through spring 2017. Strathmore created its Artist in Residence (AIR)...

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Never Too Old to Go for Gold

As the nation’s young rising athletes competed in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, one 92-year-old resident at The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community was doing just the same—vying for gold.                 For the past 27 years Edward...

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Marta Spangler Appointed as The Village at Rockville’s Director of Philanthropy

ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community is pleased to welcome Marta Spangler as the Director of Philanthropy, effective August 1, 2016. Spangler brings a unique perspective with years of global funding experience, most recently as the...

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How a Typo Helped Those in Need

What do you do with 300 custom-imprinted blankets that have a typo?  The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) was in that predicament earlier this week.  Rather than letting the warm fleece blankets go to waste because of a...

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New IRA Tax Benefit for Donations

For those aged 70 & a half or older, it is once again possible to make tax-favored charitable gifts from traditional and Roth IRA accounts. On December 18, Congress passed and the President signed legislation retroactively extending the charitable IRA rollover...

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National Lutheran Awards $221,250 in Grants to Local Organizations

National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Community Impact Council awarded 21 grants for the 2015-2016 grant year, totaling $221,250. This marks the third year of the grant program, with a significant increase in applicants and awarded funds throughout Maryland, Virginia,...

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NLCS Sponsors Grammy-Winning Composer and The Concordia Choir to Perform in Washington

National Lutheran Communities & Services is pleased to sponsor world-renowned composer and conductor René Clausen and The Concordia Choir to perform in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, February, 21, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. The concert, part of the choir’s 15-day 2016...

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MD State Arts Council Awards The Village at Rockville a $500 Grant

(ROCKVILLE, Md.) – The Village at Rockville (TVAR), A National Lutheran Community in Rockville, Md., was awarded a $500 grant from the Maryland State Arts Council to help fund its 2011-2012 Artist Series. This grant will help offset the costs...

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