399. We have
started a Red Hat Society led by Cynthia Dare, they meet
every other Sunday afternoon and we provided them with hats,
scarves, shirts all associated with the Red/Purple/Pink
celebrate National Second Wind Dreams Day we
had a visit from a miniature therapeutic
horse and mini blizzards for the residents
and staff at both Twin Oaks and New Castle
Nursing Center. (Photo 1433)
provided 12 tickets for residents and staff to see Pride &
Prejudice by the Theatre Downstream group.
provided an airplane ride for Wayne a
resident who used to love to fly with his
best friend who was a pilot.
provided a Rutgers sweatshirt, tee-shirt,
ball cap and a framed vintage looking
Rutgers poster for Gus’s room! He was a
purchased two more I-Pods for use in our Music and Memory
provided a framed photo of the Therapeutic Horse that Betty
fell in love with! The Local framed it and the Editor of the
paper personally delivered it to Betty. She was thrilled.
Cynthia provided the Red Hat Society with a
very nice sign to put up during their
reversible so if the Twin Oaks group gets
going we will put their sign on the back.
Barnett provided a bag of cards for the Cheer Up Club at New
408. We sold
$294 in hats at the Holiday Bazaar and sent 3 boxes of
scarves/hats over to New Castle Nursing for the residents to
sell to fund raise for the Second Wind Dreams program. One
resident LOVES selling things and she needs cheering up.
special Cake Walk was held for Birdy who
always helped plan the Cake Walks when she
was a volunteer at New Castle Nursing.
Now as a
resident she enjoyed being the BIG winner of
provided 10 bags of candy for Halloween and they ran out in
like 30 minutes! Next year we need more candy! The
residents, staff and visitors LOVED it!
Provided a resident with a lap desk so she could use her
tablet more comfortably.
412. Be a
Santa to a Senior: 3 travel mugs with handles; socks for 3
men and 1 lady; underwear for one lady; Bear Creek soup for
4 men-through Donna at the Senior Center
changeable holiday wreath for Sarah Mason
residents and 2 staff attended a performance of Annie by the
Theatre Downstream and 3 had on stage photos with the cast!
Tennill long time committee member received a Poinsettia and
box of candy from the committee for her 94th birthday.
Brocious provided a set of Little House on the Prairie for a
Christmas Gift for residents at New Castle Nursing.
Be a Santa to a Senior small gift bags
were provided to 115 seniors at the New
Castle Rehab; Twin Oaks and Senior
Center shut-ins. In addition Greta
adopted 2 Senior Angels, Burnell adopted
1 Senior Angel, and Bob and Debbie
Brocious adopted 1 Senior Angel and our
group provided 4 large bags of gifts to
4 independent living Seniors. Also our
Living Well group provided 4 large bags
of gifts to 4 independent living Seniors
which included: Tuna, chicken, holiday
cakes/holiday cookies, 2 Hand towels, 4
washcloths, box of crackers, box of hot
chocolate, socks, dish towels, holiday
candy, mac and Cheese, measuring cup,
colander, calendar, cookies (afghan),
soap, wet cleansers), and 4 smaller bags
with soup and socks to some independent
living senior veterans.
Supersized boxes of Cheese Its-Original Flavor provided to a
419. Elvis Christmas Concert at New Castle Nursing
Concert sponsored at Masonic Home
421. We are
providing multiple copies of the Henry County Local to
residents each month.
provided by David and Kathy Schwandner for a resident
desk provided for a resident by Jerry
and Ann got two books of stamps for Mary Baxter!
Committee provided 5 of the large
cookies to celebrate “National
Caregivers Day” at New Castle Nursing
and Twin Oaks.
read: National Caregivers Day-Thanks for
the maintenance director at New Castle Nursing received a
$50 gift card from McDonalds on National Caregivers Day in
recognition of the fact that he regularly spends his own
money to purchase residents favorite foods from McDonalds!
had planned a variety of special activities for the Red Hat
Club on Valentines Day!
Judy’s Day was a success! She and her 5
employee guests road in a limo from New
Castle Nursing to lunch at King Fish etc.!
Janice received a replacement handbag after several tries
for one that would suit! And a pair of slip on shoes.