Greenspring during Winter Storm Jonas

  • White: out.

    White: out.

    Staff used snow plows, snow blowers, shovels and large and small tractors to move snow from the roadways and walkways on the 58-acre Greenspring campus.

  • Buffet-ing the storm.

    Buffet-ing the storm.

    Resident volunteers worked with the dining staff to help serve more than 2,500 resident meals each day during the storm.

  • Not so abominable.

    Not so abominable.

    Residents who volunteered during the snowstorm received buttons that said: ‘Jonas Blizzard Volunteer.’

  • Letting the love shine.

    Letting the love shine.

    “Only the warmest hearts live and work at Greenspring” served as the motto throughout the snow storm at Greenspring.

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When a blizzard hit the Washington, D.C., area, more than 200 staff members settled in at continuing care retirement / life plan community Greenspring in Springfield, VA, staying overnight and throughout the storm to support the more than 2,000 residents on campus.

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