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2016 Second Annual Heritage Community Foundation Gala Announced

Heritage Community Foundation Gala, April 21, 2016

The 1960s themed Heritage Community Foundation Gala took place on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in the Upper Loft in downtown Kalamazoo. The Upper Loft is located in the historic Entertainment District building and is also home to Monaco Bay and the Sky Deck.

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Matching Challenge Gift Met!

Matching Challenge Gift Met!

Thanks to an anonymous donor who made a challenge matching gift, and donors who met the challenge, the William Carter Lowe, M.D. Education Fund is refortified with $21,835 for future scholarships to Heritage Community employees pursuing their nursing degrees. Since 2005, fourteen employees have received scholarships through this fund.

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2015 Heritage Community Foundation Invitational Golf Outing


The golf outing on September 14, 2015 at the Kalamazoo Country Club raised $17,500 for the Memory Care Initiatives Fund, which provides programs and services for residents living in memory care communities at Heritage Community of Kalamazoo. Thank you to our Title Sponsor: Omnicare of Southern Michigan.

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2015 May Day Gala


The 1940s themed inaugural Heritage Community May Day Gala raised $17,000 for the Heritage Legacy Fund, which assures residents that if, through unexpected circumstances, they can no longer cover their own living costs, their home will always be secure at Heritage Community. Thank you to our Gold Sponsors:

  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Tyler-Little Family Foundation in memory of Mildred Erhardt Johnson

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Upjohn Care Center


Prior to 1973, only the Upjohn Care Center building existed on Heritage Community property. This photo shows the fountain location prior to Directors Hall, Heritage Hills and the Fountain constructions!

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Upjohn Fountain


In the fall of 1991, the Burton H. Upjohn Fountain was opened in memory of Burton and also in honor of his Heritage Community board service for 20 years.

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