May 11, 2023

Alyssa Cohen’s Calling Always Included Kline Galland

Not everyone has the opportunity to discover their vocation at the age of 12, but that’s what happened for Alyssa Bobman Cohen, the new Director of Marketing at the Mary Schwartz Summit. And it happened at Kline Galland. As a young girl, Alyssa recalls her parents being big proponents of giving back to others, especially … Read More

April 19, 2023

The Return of Bistro Nights

After a hiatus due to Covid-19, Kline Galland’s Bistro Nights are returning to the Mary Schwartz Summit. Jeremy Duitch, Executive Chef and Corporate Director of Culinary, has been with Kline Galland for 23 years. We sat down with Jeremy to talk about the history of Bistro Nights, and all the details on the upcoming event … Read More

February 28, 2023

Celebrating Centenarians at the Mary Schwartz Summit

This month at the Mary Schwartz Summit, we celebrated our residents who are 100, or turning 100, in 2023. We are blessed to have 8 residents over 100 years old living at the Mary Schwartz Summit. Here is some wisdom they had to share: How much has the world changed in the last 100 years? … Read More

January 31, 2023

Mary Schwartz Summit residents celebrate 70 years of marriage

Note: This post includes information from The Seattle Times reporter Karen Ducey’s article: Celebrating the blessings of 70 years together Victor and Regina Amira met each other through friends at the movies. Victor, a local Seattleite, grew up in Seattle’s Central District – which was a Jewish neighborhood at the time. Regina, on the other … Read More

February 25, 2022

The beauty of ever-evolving art with Debbie Cahn

“I am a mixed-media artist who has created a large body of unique and experimental work over twenty years in various media, including art quilting, fiber art, abstract acrylic painting, collage, and photography. My art and I are constantly evolving.” – Debbie Cahn Mary Schwartz Summit resident Debbie Cahn has spent the last twenty years … Read More

October 25, 2021

In Honor, Appreciation and Celebration of Gary and Karen Schwartz

From the Desk of Jeff Cohen, CEO It is with tremendous gratitude that we at Kline Galland would like to honor and celebrate Gary and Karen Schwartz for a transformational contribution given to our organization to rename our Independent/Assisted Living Facility, the Mary Schwartz Summit, previously known as The Summit at First Hill. This wonderful … Read More