Our second independent living community, MasonWoods, opens near Shawano, Wisconsin with 32 independent living apartments.
Masonic Village on the Square adds 39 units of which 33 are immediately occupied.
New duplexes, a hobby and woodworking shop, and a golf cart path to the adjacent Golden Sands Golf Course are added at MasonWoods.
Mailboxes are installed in Van Brunt by the OES Service Club.
Van Brunt Hall celebrates its 75th anniversary.
MasonWoods expands to 36 apartment homes, and donations totaling $750,000 were given by Masons to build a MasonWoods community room.
Three Pillars' Dousman campus receives a "stamp of approval" by the Continuing Care Accreditation
A strategic planning committee and the WMH Board undertake an assessment of Van Brunt Hall and the Bark River Apartments to determine their future.
Approval was received from the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC) for Three Pillars to be a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). Only seven facilities in the state had this rating, and only four Masonic facilities nationwide were accredited.
Three Pillars acknowledges the increasing demand for non-institutional assisted living with a focus on independence. A concept of "catered living," which is new for Wisconsin but has been successful elsewhere, is adopted at Three Pillars.
Plans are formalized and ground breaks for Compass Point, a catered assisted living complex, at the corner of Highways 18 and 67 in Dousman.
OES provides four vital sign monitors for use at the Masonic Health Care Center and a canopy for the entrance.