16 Dec: Hearthstone Resident Celebrates 99th Birthday

Doris “Gigi” McNeese, a resident at Hearthstone, just celebrated a very special milestone in December—her 99th birthday! Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, a traditional party was not possible, but Doris’s daughter, Karen and granddaughter, Thea were joined by additional family members for a very special window visit party coordinated by Hearthstone staff members to make the day special. “They were so…

16 Dec: MC Senior-TechConnect Virtually Connects Isolated Seniors to Prevent Loneliness

On November 19th, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, the McHenry County Senior TechConnect program kicked off at Hearthstone Communities in Woodstock with an initial donation of 20 smartphones. MC-Senior TechConnect, a new community program, provides smartphones or tablets to isolated seniors across all of McHenry County as a way to reduce loneliness and depression.


13 May: Heritage Ministries Confirms New Permanent President and CEO of Organization

Lisa Haglund has been confirmed as the permanent President and CEO for Heritage and its affiliates. Lisa previously served Heritage as the Vice President of Marketing, Sales, and Development across all communities in four states. Lisa began her career with Northwest Bank, a ten billion dollar corporation, for over twenty years, prior to joining the Heritage organization. Lisa worked her…


17 Apr: Heritage Ministries Announces Executive Change

Lisa Haglund has been named as the interim CEO for Heritage and its affiliates. She will replace previous CEO, David Smeltzer. She stated, “Each employee at Heritage plays an important role every day, but especially as we face the recent events unfolding surrounding COVID-19. I am both honored and blessed to have been chosen to lead our organization as we…