A Quick & Tasty Appetizer from Friendship Village’s Executive Chef, Nicole Hassen

Our Executive Chef, Nicole Hassen, delivers restaurant-style dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and bold flavors from a menu that reflects a wide range of choices and tastes. Nicole trained at the Cooking & Hospitality Institute of Chicago and the Oakland Community College Culinary Arts program. She has more than 15 years of culinary experience and has been with Friendship Village as Executive Chef since 2015. Continue reading

Altoid Can Flashlights – Now that’s Cool!

Now this is cool!  Mr. Ken Mills has a long history of creating unique items out of unusual things.

His latest creation is a flashlight using empty Altoid cans! He has made many of these flashlights with students who visit Friendship Village, expanding his love of technology to the next generation. Continue reading