Ave Maria’s Blog



Following Frank

Following Frank is a monthly video series appearing on our website and Facebook page. This light and airy sequence will follow Frank Gattuso, executive director, Ave Maria Home, throughout his work day. It will highlight special events, meetings, every day work environment and more to give viewers an inside look at what we do at Ave Maria, and how our residents enjoy every day life in our loving, Christian environment.

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Tuesday NewsDay

Tuesday NewsDay is a weekly blog appearing on our website to keep you up-to-date regarding events and happenings at Ave Maria.

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Latest News and Events


Tickets are now on sale for the 8th annual Italian Winterfest, which will be held Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 at The Racquet Club of Memphis. Enjoy fine cuisine from fabulous Italian and legendary local restaurants and traditional Italian tableside music by founder Tony Barrasso.


We are thrilled to announce that Ave Maria has been named the winner of the 2017 Reader's Choice Awards for the Best Alzheimer Center. Thanks to all who voted for us. We are privileged to serve this community. Click <a href="http://bartlett-express.com/2017/08/10/2017-readers-choice-award-winners-announced/" target="_blank">this link</a> to read all about it.


Reynolds Bone & Griesbeck, certified public accountants and advisors, recently offered up several volunteer hours weeding an existing garden and planting new plants and shrubbery. Ave Maria is very thankful and blessed to have such great friends from the corporate world. Thank you RBG!

Ave Maria just received some exciting news concerning The Green House Project. As you know, Ave Maria is home to several Green Houses, and is currently in the construction phase for several more. Today, Ave Maria received a letter that stated The Green House Project has been awarded a $650,000 grant nationally in order to continue leading the transformation of long-term care in America.

To read more about this generous grant and what it means for Ave Maria, click the following link:



Get your tickets today to the Ave Maria Foundation 16th Annual Concert & Silent Auction!

It’s an acoustic evening featuring the music of Keith Sykes joined by Rice Drewry & 3 Degrees.

The event will be Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Sally Hook Performing Arts Center, St. Agnes-St. Dominic School, 4830 Walnut Grove Road. The Silent Auction/Buffet will begin at 5 p.m. and the concert will start at 8 p.m. For tickets, call 901.405.3791.

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