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Eight Churches to Compete in Fountain View Quilt Show

The 2015 Autumn Quilt Show at Fountain View Assisted Living kicks off this year with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, and runs through Nov. 7.

The assisted living community located on the Friendship Village Sunset Hills (FVSH) campus will display quilts to the public made by local church goers and quilting groups from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily and award two prizes of $1,000 and $500 in public voting.

Representatives from eight churches plan to compete: St. Paul Catholic Church, Fenton; St. Dominic Savio, Affton; St. Matthias the Apostle, Lemay; St. Simon the Apostle; St. Anthony of Padua, High Ridge; Our Lady of Providence, Crestwood; St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Mehlville, and St. Justin Martyr, Sunset Hills.

Normally an annual event, the quilt show and contest did not occur last year with staffing changes at the community, Nicole Summers, residency counselor, said.

Nestled in rolling hills, Fountain View serves as the assisted living arm of FVSH and boasts considerable natural beauty with views over the 52 acre FVSH campus. “The community’s reputation stands solidly on a 37 year tenure of serving Sunset Hills,” Summers said.

The not for profit Friendship Village Sunset Hills, governed by a local board of directors and administratively managed by Iowa based Life Care Services, provides a vibrant alternative for senior living with independent units, assisted living and skilled nursing care in a prime location with access to all aspects of life.

The LifeCare program at Friendship Village aims to assure seniors unlimited days of assisted living and skilled nursing care on site—if needed—at a continuing predictable and known cost. 

The financial model includes an entrance fee which varies with the type of residence selected plus a low monthly charge.  Multiple plans exist for tailoring to specific needs and requirements.


Friendship Village is a mission-driven, not-for-profit organization under the direction of a local Board of Directors and Life Care Services LLC, the nation's leader in retirement living. For over 30 years, Friendship Village has been providing residents with a fulfilling, worry-free lifestyle, and has earned a strong and secure reputation in both Chesterfield and Sunset Hills, communities within St. Louis, Missouri. As a continuing care retirement community, Friendship Village offers independent living apartments, villas and cottages, assisted living and skilled nursing care serving over 800 local senior adults.