Toulon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
Toulon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center announces their upcoming 7th Annual Hog Roast Fundraiser. Toulon Rehab will be hosting the fundraiser from 3-7 pm on Saturday, July 13th, 2013 at the facility on the front lawn located on HWY 17 East. “Our event will help raise funds for our very own Robert Esposito Alzheimer’s Specialty Unit, as well as, the Central Illinois Chapter Alzheimer’s Association, stated Amy Belsky, Community Relations Coordinator for the facility. “It is that time of year again, and we are in active planning mode for this grand event”, stated Belsky.
Meal tickets are $7.00 and will include pulled pork sandwiches, pork patty’s, baked beans, chips, or potato salad, homemade desserts and drinks. Carry outs will also be available too. Tickets are available for sale from the facility staff members or by calling the facility at (309) 286-2631. Tickets will also be available the day of the event.
Raffles donated by local businesses and individuals will once again be occurring throughout the night, along with a 50/50 drawing. Children’s activities/ entertainment are also being planned with our Balloon artist returning, a petting zoo, face painting, and other activities. Entertainment will be supplied by All Occasions DJ.
We are honored to announce this year that our Hog Roast won 1st place at our annual Petersen Health Care Banquet for the 2012 “Event of the Year”. “We work very hard as a close knit team to meet our goals, in order to host the best event possible for our community. The planning process starts in May, two months before the event, so there are a lot of things that go on behind the scenes in regards to planning. And when everything comes to fruition, we look forward to sharing it with our residents, families, and community”, stated Belsky.
Anyone wishing to donate raffle items to assist in this very worthy cause to help fight Alzheimer’s disease, please drop your donation off at the facility or contact Lucy Appenheimer or Sue VandeRostyne at (309)-286-2631 to arrange for items to be picked up.
El Paso Health Care Center
At El Paso Healthcare we celebrated National Nursing Home week May 12th-18th. At El Paso Healthcare we enjoyed all sorts of fun. On Mother’s Day the mother’s and daughter’s enjoyed a Mother’s Day Tea. There were lots of laughs and smiles and everyone enjoyed the homemade cookies prepared by the Dietary. On other days we had a Carnival, talent show and enjoyed dressing up numerous day. We ended the week with a kickball tournament and a picnic for staff and residents.
Flanagan Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
At Flanagan Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center we celebrated National Nursing Home week May 12th-17th. We started out the week with “A Day in Tuscany” for the Mother’s Day celebration. The residents and their families enjoyed wine, cheese and crackers. On Tuesday we hosted a Community Picnic that was open to residents,families,friends , and people in the community. The Dietary department grilled hotdogs and hamburger’s. The guest also enjoyed baked beans and potato salad. The dessert was donated by DQ in Pontiac Illinois. Dale the owner donated 200 Dilly Bars. On Wednesday we hosted a taste of Flanagan. Many staff brought in a food item to share with residents and quests. We had white chili from CRC Kristyn Durre,stuffed Mushrooms from Greg Green administrator, Milk shakes, funnel cakes and Kabobs from Kathy Schopp Certified Dietary Manager and much much more. On Thursday FRHCC hosted a Carnival where games were played and prizes were won. We ended the week on Friday with a Sports Day and a potluck for staff and a Movie On the Lawn for all the Community to enjoy.
Piper City Rehab & Living Center
Piper City Rehab & Living Center welcomes the summer weather by having a cookout and enjoying the great outdoors during National Nursing Home Week. We served Hamburgers and Hotdogs off the grill, potato salad, baked beans, and strawberry pretzel dessert. We are celebrating our 40th year Anniversary this year and will be having several Community events and parties that we invite and encourage everyone to join in.
Piper City Rehab & Living Center is proud to announce Jim and Paulette Harkin as our Volunteer of Year of 2013. Jim & Paulette volunteer their time, love , and compassion every month to our Residents. Their dedication and support to our Residents has been unremarkable with their visits bringing the word of God with their caring and compassionate ways. Jim & Paulette have brought flowers and mementos on several occasions that warm our Residents hearts. They unite at the Life Church in Gilman and we are very Thankful for their kindness and generosity they have bestowed upon us.