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The Beginning, 1912-1929

Sunnyside Communities began its journey in setting the pace for retirement living when Sunnyside Home was chartered in Danville, Virginia, in 1912. A group of concerned
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Presbyterians saw a need to provide housing for aging ladies. The “Home” was organized under the auspices of the Synod of Virginia. One of the first orders of business was to call upon the churches of the Synod
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for funds to establish the home.

Mr. C. W. Maxwell was authorized to use as much of those funds as necessary to visit prospective cities to find a suitable location for the “Home.” Funds were slow in coming but
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the board remained dedicated to the cause. It was noted in the minutes of October 1914 that $90.00 was disbursed and used to aid a needy widow.
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