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- There was an error on the Dining page in the printed Insider. The Courtyard Cafe will be open as usual Wednesday, Nov. 22. The 11-17-17 Insider on this Web site has been corrected, and a corrected Dining page is also on the Daily Menus page.

Meet Your Newest Neighbors

Jean Iarocci
Jean IarocciApt. 219
Jean grew up in Chicago. She majored in Spanish at Clarke College, which led to a career in the Foreign Service. She had assignments in La Paz, Bolivia and Rome before being assigned to Madrid, where she met her late husband. Her oldest son was born in Tehran, Iran. She and her husband traveled and worked together extensively in South America before retiring in Potomac. Jean has 4 children and 7 grandchildren. She is active in St. Raphael’s Church; and enjoys bridge, reading, travel, theater, and meeting new friends.
Mary & Larry Kastriner
Mary & Larry KastrinerApt. 235
The Kastriners were born in Czechoslovakia and consider themselves to be of Hungarian background. Larry has both an engineering background and a law degree. He attended Columbia U. & GW Law School before becoming a patent attorney. He’s also a talented sculptor. Mary became a teacher. They moved to IKF from Westport, CT. They have 3 daughters & 5 grandchildren. They both enjoy classical music, and Mary enjoys reading fiction.
Jim O'Donnell
Jim O'DonnellApt. 234
Jim O’Donnell was born in Cleveland, Ohio in a family with 7 children. He graduated from St. Louis University, served 2 years in the Army, and then got a PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Chicago. He did research on liver diseases at the University of Cincinnati, and then worked in Scientific Administration at NIH for 31 years. His wife, an arts historian, died 6 years ago. They had 3 children. He and his wife did genealogical research in retirement, including several trips to Ireland. He loves his Kindle and the warm and friendly atmosphere of IKF.
Mildred Simms
Mildred SimmsApt. 509
Mildred Simms was born in South Carolina and lived much of her childhood in North Carolina. She graduated as a Science major from Bennett College. Her work included analyzing Pap smears and being a research biologist. She and her husband lived in Indian Wells, California, for 47 years. Mildred moved to IKF to be near her two grown daughters. She enjoys meeting people, loves reading, is a former tennis player and ice skater, and listens to classical music.