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Jill Summerhayes

Jill Summerhayes

A respected business entrepreneur, author, and weekly columnist for over 25 years in a variety of publications, Jill is a well known arts activist and leader in the community which she loves. Recipient of many awards she was inducted into Cambridge Hall of Fame in 2003

Recent Work by Jill

Nothing beats the splendour of spring in your own garden

Nothing beats the splendour of spring in your own garden

To create your own garden, no matter how small, you can have a haven on your property while giving back to the planet, writes Jill Summerhayes
Emergency visit to Cambridge Memorial Hospital made me appreciate staff even more

Emergency visit to Cambridge Memorial Hospital made me appreciate staff even more

The staff at CMH deserve to know how thankful I am for their care, writes Jill Summerhayes
The arts continue to play a vital role in Cambridge

The arts continue to play a vital role in Cambridge

The arts offer solace and comfort when one is faced with life’s difficulties, writes Jill Summerhayes
We all have a story to tell; share yours while you still can

We all have a story to tell; share yours while you still can

Too often people don't show an interest in their parents' or grandparents' life stories until it's too late, writes Jill Summerhayes
Meander offers a mesmerizing experience at Tapestry Hall

Meander offers a mesmerizing experience at Tapestry Hall

Cambridge is home to the 'largest living architectural sculpture in the world'
Charitable giving is easier when it's rewarded with a smile

Charitable giving is easier when it's rewarded with a smile

Deciding who to help isn't always easy, but when the the gesture is appreciative, it's always worth the effort, writes Jill Summerhayes
PIECE OF MIND: Finding the right contractor is important

PIECE OF MIND: Finding the right contractor is important

Jill Summerhayes tells us about her contractor experience
Overcoming physical and mental challenges with a shot of adrenaline

Overcoming physical and mental challenges with a shot of adrenaline

Zip-lining adventure in Costa Rica gave Jill Summerhayes a sense of accomplishment, a great feeling of satisfaction, and a temporary boost of vitality
Councillors face a thankless task in setting city budgets

Councillors face a thankless task in setting city budgets

As the City of Cambridge prepares to enter budget discussions, Jill Summerhayes offers some appreciation for the work council and city staff do to keep taxes manageable while trying to please as many residents as possible
A proud moment charged with hope, positivity and love

A proud moment charged with hope, positivity and love

A Friday Night Supper Club organized by my daughter for people with special needs was wonderful to witness, writes Jill Summerhayes
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