Residents and their families Held their own Mardi Gra party Wed March 9th at Twin Lakes Rehab & Healthcare’s monthly family night! The residents and their families enjoyed made food, Jambalaya, corn muffins and King cake. Inside the cake was a hidden king, the one who found the king was crowned our king for the night and it was Rose Strow! The families made Mardi Gra masks and paraded around the facility to music you hear daily if you visit New Orleans, and played Mardi Gra related games such as pancake toss! The evening ended with dancing and music!
On Friday, March 25th In Honor of Red Cross Month the Watseka Rehab & HCC hosted it’s 1st annual blood drive. Donors from all over came to donate. A Big THANK YOU goes out to our donors.
On Friday, March 25, 2011 Kassie Courson, Community Relations Coordinator brought freshly baked coffee cakes made by the kitchen at LaHarpe Davier Health Care Center to the staff at First State Bank of Illinois. Courson said the community has been so supportive of the facility that the staff and residents decided to give back by surprising a business a month with a light breakfast.
LaHarpe Davier Health Care Center is a proud member of the Petersen Health Care Family. For further information on services available at the facility please call 217-659-3222.
Arcola Health Care Center raises over $700 for MDA In a joint effort between staff and residents, AHCC was able to raise over $700 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the month of March. On March 10th, Chrissy Herschberger, BOM, and Sonja Hochstetler, Unit Aid, were “locked up” during the Jail and Bail held at Monical’s Pizza in Tuscola. On March 15th, several residents participated in a Rockathon held at the facility. During the 2-hour event the residents encouraged staff to buy a shamrock for either $1 or $5 to support Jerry’s Kids. A local furniture store, Country Charm, generously donated two oak rocking chairs to aid in the event.
Arcola Health Care Center celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Staff and residents dressed for the occassion on St. Patrick’s Day for a party including Irish music, pretzels and green drinks. A contest was held at the facility to see who could wear the most green as well. Residents judged the best dressed staff member and 1st place was Tammy McCracken, Environmental Services Director, at left, and Jean Anne Embry, C.N.A., placed 2nd, pictured at right.
Courtyard Estates of Sullivan received a call from our local Senior Center offering us free tickets to the Little Theatre on the Square for the matinee performance of Baggy Pants Burlesque a showcase of songs, dancing, and comedy from the Vaudeville era. Fourteen seniors went and had a ball! This is a brand new show making its debut in Sullivan Illinois, before it travels to the Beef and Boards dinner theatre in Indianapolis.
Charleston Rehabilitation & Health Care Center recently held a St. Patrick’s Day Family Fun Night. The evening included a delicious meal of corned beef and cabbage and dessert. The tables were adorned with green St. Patrick’s Day decorations and guests and residents were dressed in green as well. Games were set up through out the facility for all to enjoy! To conclude the evening a “Think Spring” basket was given to a lucky guest who had the winning ticket!! Smiles and laughter filled the facility and the evening was enjoyed by all.
The Resident’s of Watseka Rehab & HCC celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, they were dressed in green, were served corn beef and cabbage and enjoyed blarney soda’s with entertainment by Bill Smarha.