The Patter May 10

News & Views from campus: May 10-16, 2020

Remember When

Life takes us through many changes like the seasons of each year,
Some so unforgettable we sometimes shed a tear.
I remember when I was a little girl, it seem not long ago,
My mother would shelter me in her arms,
A feeling I thought I’d never outgrow.
Maybe I really haven’t because hidden inside of me,
There’s still that need to hold her,
Though our chances are few and far between.
We live our lives looking back on memories of the past,
Ones we often cherish, for time moves along so fast.
I remember my teenage years, rebellious as they were,
Though I’d made many mistakes I could always count on her.
Oh the times I’d hurt her with the hateful things I’d say,
I hope she knows how sorry I am and how much I love her today.
As children we don’t realize how words can break a heart,
Leave scars that last a lifetime and tear two lives apart.
Though forgiveness isn’t easy, we’ve found it through the years,
My mother and I are closer than ever,
Our love has washed away the tears.
So let me tell you that I love you mom, in this message that I send,
Though time is ever changing, I’ll always remember when.

Activity Calendar

Please see signs/notices in your neighborhood for the Activity Schedule.

 Devotions (Mon-Fri):
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens  
  9:15 am – Southern Court
10:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
10:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
11:00 am – Sunny Dale
11:15 am – Sheltering Grove
11:30 am – Stevenson Manor
11:45 am – McReynolds Center 

Sunday Worship Schedule: 
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens
  9:15 am – Southern Court
  9:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
  9:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
10:00 am – Sunny Dale
10:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
10:30 am – Stevenson Manor
10:45 am – McReynolds Center  

Weekly Inspiration
                                 MOM, I LOVE YOU!
                        AGE 10:            I love you, mom!
                        AGE 14:            My mom is so annoying!
                        AGE 18:            I wanna leave this house.
                        AGE 25:            Mom, you were right.
                        AGE 30:            Mom, forgive me?
                        AGE 50:            I don’t wanna lose my mom!
                        AGE 70:            Mom, I love you so much….

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURES OF THE WEEK  
Matthew 6: 25-27, 34
“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear.  Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?  Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.  Are you not much valuable then they?  Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? … Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.  Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:   
Residents:  Eastbrook Lane
Staff:  Receptionists and Secretaries

The Patter May 3

News & Views from campus: May 3 – 9, 2020

 We’ll be ok

Things have not been easy for us lately
But I’m proud of us for holding on
For working together to make it through this
I know we’ll be okay in the end
And I hope you believe that, too
Because no matter how hard things become at times
It’s only a part of any relationship
And I believe it will make us stronger
Brings us closer together
And solidifies our love for you all, we’ll be okay
Because our love for you is strong Remember, we really do love you and care.

Activity Calendar


Please see signs/notices in your neighborhood for the Activity schedule.

 (Devotions Monday-Friday):
  8:45 am – Foose Center
9:00 am – Eber Gardens
9:15 am – Southern Court
10:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
10:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
11:00 am – Sunny Dale
11:15 am – Sheltering Grove
11:30 am – Stevenson Manor
11:45 am – McReynolds Center 

(Sunday Worship Schedule by Neighborhood): 
8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens
  9:15 am – Southern Court
  9:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
  9:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
10:00 am – Sunny Dale
10:15 am – Sheltering Grove
10:30 am – Stevenson Manor
10:45 am – McReynolds Center                  

Weekly Inspiration

When you’re a HEALTH CARE WORKER, you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.  

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURES OF THE WEEK   Psalm 91:1-7
 “He who dwells in the shelter of The Most High will abide in The Shadow of The Almighty…He will cover you with His Feathers, and under His Wings you will find refuge; His Faithfulness will be a Protective Shield…You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the disease that stalks in darkness, nor the pestilence that ravages at noon.” 

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:   
Residents:   ANNA BROWN VISTA
Staff:  MAINTENANCE  Jerry, Andrew, Bob, Chris, David, Joe, Junior, KJ, Paul, Roger, Terry, Landon, Bill, and Alex

The Patter April 26

News & Views from campus: April 26 – May 2

John 3:16

A little boy was selling newspapers on the corner. People were in and out of the cold.  The little boy was so cold that he wasn’t trying to sell many papers.  He walked up to a policeman and said, “Mister, you wouldn’t happen to know where a poor boy could find a warm place to sleep tonight, would you? You see, I sleep in a box up around the corner and down the alley, and it’s awful cold in there. Sure would be nice to have a warm place to stay.” The policeman looked down at the little boy and said, “You go down the street to that big white house and knock on the door.  When they come out the door, you just say John 3:16, and they’ll let you in.” So he did.

 He walked up the steps and knocked on the door, and a lady answered. He looked up and said, “John 3:16.” The lady said, “Come on in, Son.” She took him in and sat him down in a split bottom rocker in front of a great big old fireplace, and she went off. The boy sat there for a while and thought to himself: John 3:16 …I don’t understand it, but it sure makes a cold boy warm.  Later she came back and asked him “Are you hungry?” “He said, “Well, just a little. I haven’t eaten in a couple of days, and I guess I could stand a little bit of food.”  The lady took him in the kitchen and sat him down to a table full of wonderful food.  He ate and ate until he couldn’t eat any more.  Then he thought to himself: John 3:16 …Boy, I sure don’t understand it, but it sure makes a hungry boy full.  She took him upstairs to a bathroom to a huge bathtub filled with warm water, and he sat there and soaked for a while. As he soaked, he thought tohimself:  John 3:16. I sure don’t understand it, but it sure makes a dirty boy clean.

You know, I’ve not had a bath, a real bath, in my whole life.  The only bath I ever had was when I stood in front of that big old fire hydrant as they flushed it out.  The lady came in and got him.  She took him to a room, tucked him into a big old feather bed, pulled the covers up around his neck, kissed him goodnight and turned out the lights.  As he lay in the darkness and looked out the window at the snow coming down on that cold night, he thought to himself: John 3:16…I don’t understand it, but it sure makes a tired boy rested.  The next morning the lady came back up and took him down again to that same big table full of food.  After he ate, she took him back to that same big old split bottom rocker in front of the fireplace and picked up a big old Bible. She sat down in front of him and looked into his young face. “Do you understand John 3:16?” she asked gently.  He replied, “No, Ma’am, I don’t. The first time I ever heard it was last night when the policeman told me to use it.”  She opened the Bible to John 3:16 and began to explain to him about Jesus. Right there, in front of that big old fireplace, he gave his heart and life to Jesus.  He sat there and thought:  John 3:16 — don’t understand it, but it sure makes a lost boy feel safe. 

You know, I have to confess, I don’t understand it either.  How God was willing to send His Son to die for me, and how Jesus would agree to do such a thing. I don’t understand the agony of the Father and every angel in heaven as they watched Jesus suffer and die. I don’t understand the intense love for ME that kept Jesus on the cross until the end. I don’t understand it, but it sure does make life worth living.

John 3:16 — For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Activity Calendar

Please see Signs in your Neighborhood for Activities and Devotions Scheduled for the Neighborhoods.

 (Monday-Friday):
*Chaplain Josh will lead a short devotional time for residents on each neighborhood with prayer & a song.  
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens  
  9:15 am – Southern Court
10:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
10:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
11:00 am – Sunny Dale
11:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
11:30 am – Stevenson Manor
11:45 am – McReynolds Center 

(Sunday Worship Schedule by Neighborhood): 
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens
  9:15 am – Southern Court
  9:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
  9:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
10:00 am – Sunny Dale
10:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
10:30 am – Stevenson Manor
10:45 am – McReynolds Center    

Weekly Inspiration

When people are protecting something truly special to them, they become as strong as they can be.       XO hotsalmon.com

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURES OF THE WEEK   Psalm 40:1-3
“I waited patiently for God to help me; then He listened and heard my cry.  He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out from the bog and the mire, and set my feet on a hard, firm path, and steadied me as I walked along.  He has given me a new song to sing, of praises to our God.”

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:   
Residents:   COTTAGERS
Staff:  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES Stacy, Amanda, Annette, Barb, Carlatta, Carlie, Chris, Cory, Diane, Donna, Gwendy, Josh, Joyce, Lill, Linda, Lisa H., Lisa S., Monica, Regina, Robert, Sam, Steve, Taylor, and Ed.

The Patter April 19

News & Views from Campus: April 19 – 25, 2020

National Volunteer Week

  National Volunteer Week is April 19 – 25, 2020. Good Samarian Home has a very strong history in volunteerism. Almost half of our volunteers live on campus! We sincerely appreciate the dedication and enthusiasm of all of our volunteers and consider their time and talent as one of Good Samaritan Home’s treasures.

  A Message to Our Volunteers:

  We miss you!
  We look forward to the day when we can resume our ‘regular’ schedule and are able to see you again. Our staff and residents at Good Samaritan Home are working hard to stay safe and healthy.  With so much going on in the world right now, it is a saving grace to know that we will be able to work together again soon. You remain in our prayers each and every day, and we hope all is well and healthy for you and your families.  

  Thank you for your continued support of Good Samaritan Home.  It is through our efforts as a community that we will remain strong together. Stay safe, stay healthy, and stay hopeful.

Activity Calendar

Please see Signs in your Neighborhood for Activities and Devotions Scheduled for the Neighborhoods.

 Devotions Monday-Friday:
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens  
  9:15 am – Southern Court
10:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
10:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
11:00 am – Sunny Dale
11:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
11:30 am – Stevenson Manor
11:45 am – McReynolds Center 

Sunday Worship Schedule: 
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens
  9:15 am – Southern Court
  9:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
  9:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
10:00 am – Sunny Dale
10:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
10:30 am – Stevenson Manor
10:45 am – McReynolds Center    

Weekly Inspiration

  Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.   ~~Buddha~~

Thank You

  A many thanks to our loyal employees who are under much difficult circumstances and worked so all of us could have a lovely Easter.
 ~~Dorothy Baker, AL~~

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURES OF THE WEEK   Proverbs 16:24
 “Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.”
       Proverbs 15:1
“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:   
Residents:   Sunny Dale
Staff:  Dietary

The Patter March 12

News & Views from Campus: April 12-18, 2020

First Easter

The very first Easter was not in a crowded worship space with singing and praising.  On the very first Easter, the disciples were locked in their house.  It was dangerous for them to come out.  They were afraid.  They wanted to believe the good news they heard from the women, that Jesus had risen.  But it seemed too good to be true.  They were living in a time of such despair and such fear.  If they left their homes, their lives and the lives of their loved ones might be at risk.  Could a miracle really have happened?  Could life really had won out over death?  Could this time of terror and fear really be coming to an end?

   Alone in their homes, they dared to believe that hope was possible, that the long night was over and morning had broken, that God’s love was the most powerful of all, even though it didn’t seem quite real yet.  Eventually, they were able to leave their homes, when the fear and danger had subsided, they went around celebrating and spreading the good news that Jesus was risen and love was the most powerful force on earth.

  This year, we might get to experience a taste of what that first Easter was like, still in our homes daring to believe that hope is on the horizon.  Then, after a while, when it safe for all people, when it is the loving choice, we will come out, gathering together, singing and shouting the good news that God brings life even out of death, that love always has the final say!

Activity Calendar

Please see signs in your neighborhood for Activities and Devotions scheduled for the neighborhoods.

 (Monday-Friday):
*Chaplain Josh will lead a short devotional time for residents on each neighborhood with prayer & a song.  
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens  
  9:15 am – Southern Court
10:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
11:00 am – Sunny Dale
11:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
11:30 am – Stevenson Manor
11:45 am – McReynolds Center 

(Sunday Worship Schedule by Neighborhood): 
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens
  9:15 am – Southern Court
  9:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
9:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
10:00 am – Sunny Dale
10:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
10:30 am – Stevenson Manor
10:45 am – McReynolds Center    

Updates

from Sarah Vahlkamp, Developement Director & Public Relations

Donation Appreciation
We’d like to extend a huge thank you everyone that has been donating masks and other supplies to help us keep up with the demand. Your donations are greatly appreciated as we continue to protect the safety and health of residents and staff. It is through our efforts as a community that we will remain strong together.

Cottage Meals
Meals for cottagers are available to be ordered throughout the week. To place an order, call Sarah Dolbeare at 217-223-8717 ext. 4235 between 2 and 4 p.m. the day prior to meal delivery. Delivery is around 11 am, and meals are available to every cottager.

Good Samaritan Home Facebook
Facebook has become a main form of communication between family members and residents. If you or your family would like to follow our Facebook page, please search Good Samaritan Home of Quincy. We continuously post photos of residents and daily activities happening around the neighborhoods. You can also stay up-to-date on any COVID-19 updates by following our Facebook page or looking under the ‘News & Events’ tab on our website.

COVID-19 Update
Due to abiding by the shelter-in-place and visitor restrictions, we currently have zero confirmed cases of COVID-19. We understand how hard it is not being able to see your loved one, but protecting the health of our residents and staff is our top priority. However, you are more than welcome to schedule a time with our Activity or Social Service Department to video chat or talk over the phone through one of our large, closed windows. This allows for restricted face-to-face contact without the possibility of exposure. We thank you for your continued understanding and anxiously await the day we can safely allow visitors again.

ACCOUNTING DEPT.
Payments:  The Accounting Department Window is closed due to COVID-19.  Payments can be placed in the new drop box inside our main entrance first door to the right.  A receipt can be mailed with the next month statement if requested. Thank you.

Weekly Inspiration
  Don’t lose hope —you never know what tomorrow may bring.

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK   2 Corinthians 5:14-15

 “For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.”
THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:   
Residents:   STEVENSON MANOR
Staff:   BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/PUBLIC RELATIONS AND HUMAN RESOURCES Sarah V, Missy and Erica

The Patter April 5

News & Views from Campus April 5 – 11

Chuck Newton, Administrator/CEO Writes………………

For as quiet as February was, March has been anything but.  As you are well aware, the virus that has been sweeping the world has temporarily changed how we operate today here at Good Sam.  As we look for that light at the end of the tunnel, we ask for your patience.  We continue to work closely with the local county health department, state health department and surrounding health care organizations.  We will continue to work at keeping you as updated as possible on events that may possibly impact our daily lives.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact administration with your concerns.  Please keep us all in your thoughts and prayers as we work together to get things back to normal.

Activity Calendar

In addition to in-room and individualized activities, please see signs in your neighborhood for Activities scheduled for the neighborhoods

Monday – Friday Devotion schedule
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens  
  9:15 am – Southern Court
10:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
10:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
11:00 am – Sunny Dale
11:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
11:30 am – Stevenson Manor
11:45 am – McReynolds Center 

Sunday Worship schedule by neighborhood
8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens
  9:15 am – Southern Court
  9:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
  9:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
10:00 am – Sunny Dale
10:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
10:30 am – Stevenson Manor
10:45 am – McReynolds Center    

Other Activities may occur spontaneously/or be cancelled without prior notice throughout the week.

Note: If in-house residents need help contacting family – letter writing, phone calls, face time, skype, zoom, etc., please contact your local Activity or Social Services Staff Member.

John 3: 16-17
For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.  For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.

ACCOUNTING DEPT.
Payments:  The Accounting Department Window is closed due to COVID-19.  Payments can be placed in the new drop box inside our main entrance door.  A receipt can be mailed with the next month statement if requested.   ~~Thank you~~

Weekly Inspiration

  A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.          ~Charles Darwin~

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK   Psalm 46:1
    “God is our Refuge and Strength, a very present
      help in trouble.”

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:   
Residents:   SOUTHERN COURT
Staff:  COMPUTER TECH AND MAIL DELIVERY Jake; Lee, and Janet

The Patter March 29

News & Views from campus: March 29 – April 4


Activity Calendar

Please see signs in your Neighborhood for Activities scheduled for the Neighborhoods

Monday – Friday Devotions Schedule
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens  
  9:15 am – Southern Court
10:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
10:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
11:00 am – Sunny Dale
11:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
11:30 am – Stevenson Manor
11:45 am – McReynolds Center 

Sunday Worship Schedule by Neighborhood: 
  8:45 am – Foose Center
9:00 am – Eber Gardens
9:15 am – Southern Court
  9:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
  9:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
10:00 am – Sunny Dale
10:15 am – Sheltering Grove
10:30 am – Stevenson Manor
10:45 am – McReynolds Center    

Other Activities may occur spontaneously/or be cancelled without prior notice throughout the week.

Weekly Inspiration
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
                                           ~Maya Angelou~

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK   Philippians 4:6-7
 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.”  
THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:   
Residents:   Sheltering Grove
Staff:  BEAUTY SHOP  AND GENERAL STORE

The Patter March 22

News & Views from campus: March 22-28, 2020

With all the concerns about COVID-19, Remember –
Also Highly Contagious Is:
Kindness, Patience, Love, Enthusiasm and a
Positive Attitude.
Don’t wait to catch it from others–Be the Carrier!

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.  Philippians 4: 6-7

Activity Calendar

See posted signs for Activities in your neighborhood

 Monday-Friday Devotions Schedule
*Chaplain Josh will lead a short devotional time for residents on each neighborhood with prayer & a song.  
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens  
  9:15 am – Southern Court
10:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
10:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
11:00 am – Sunny Dale
11:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
11:30 am – Stevenson Manor  
11:45 am – McReynolds Center 

Sunday Worship Schedule schedule: 
  8:45 am – Foose Center
  9:00 am – Eber Gardens
  9:15 am – Southern Court
  9:30 am – Eastbrook Lane
  9:45 am – Anna Brown Vista
10:00 am – Sunny Dale
10:15 am – Sheltering Grove (in Social Room/Chapel)
10:30 am – Stevenson Manor   

Other Activities may occur spontaneously/or be cancelled without prior notice throughout the week.

Weekly Inspiration

  Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know – Pema Chodrun

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK   James 1:27
 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God The Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.      
THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:   
Residents:   MCREYNOLDS CENTER
Staff:  ADMISSIONS Sarah, Cindy, Jody, and Sheryl

The Patter March 15

News & Views from campus: March 15 – 21, 2020

Introducing Sarah Vahlkamp, Director of Development and Public Relations

  Sarah Vahlkamp was born in Springfield, IL and raised in Quincy. She grew up in the Catholic School System and has attended St. Francis, Quincy Notre Dame, and Quincy University. Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, her boyfriend Jeffrey, and her two puppies. She is an avid traveler and has been to four countries and 42 states.

  In 2016, Sarah graduated from Quincy University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication – Public Relations, Broadcast, and Journalism. She continued her education by working as a graduate assistant for the QU Communication Department while earning her Master’s Degree in Mass Communication. After graduating, she began working at a digital marketing company and specialized in online advertising. Sarah looks forward to working with the staff at Good Samaritan Home and is excited to begin her journey as the new Director of Development and Public Relations.

Activity Calendar  

Sunday, March 15
  9:00 am: Worship Service, Chapel
  2:00 pm: Cards, Anna Brown   

Monday, March 16
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chapel
  9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  1:30 pm: Rosary, Chapel
  2:30 pm: Whale Watching in Glacier Bay, Social Room
  6:30 pm: Bingo, Social Room

Tuesday, March 17
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chapel
  9:30 am: Coffee Hour, Bartley Room
10:00 am: Donut Day, Social Room (Enjoy a GSH Tradition! Freshly cooked
donuts!)
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  2:45 pm: Bingo, Town Hall
  6:30 pm: Tammy’s Choice, Social Room (Tammy won’t tell us what she’s got planned!) Come by & find out!

Wednesday, March 18
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chapel
  9:30 am:  Towel Folding, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  1:30 pm: Dominoes, Bartley Room

Thursday, March 19                            
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chapel
  9:30 am: Coffee Hour, Bartley Room
10:00 am: Catholic Mass, Social Room – We will watch Daily Mass on TV
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room

Friday, March 20
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chapel
  9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
10:00 am: The Presidency, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  2:45 pm: Bingo, Social Room

Saturday, March 21
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  2:00 pm: Bingo, Eber Gardens

All activities are subject to change. Games and cards are available for use anytime in the Bartley Room.      

Other Activities may occur spontaneously/or be cancelled without prior notice throughout the week.

Weekly Inspiration
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’
                              ~Muhammad Ali~

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK     Matthew 6:35
 Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said: “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.”
THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:   
Residents:  FOOSE CENTER 
Staff:   ADMINISTRATORS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chuck, Dave, Jeannie, GSH Board Members and Foundation Directors

The Patter March 8

The Patter March 8 – 14

Introducing Jeannie McLeod, COO/Associate Administrator

Jeannie McLeod was born and raised in Hannibal, MO.  She now lives in New London, MO with her husband Robbie of 20 years and their two sons Brayden, 17, and Lukas, 15.  Jeannie enjoys boating on Mark Twain Lake with her family and attending her children’s many sporting events.  After high school, she furthered her education at Blessing Hospital’s School of Radiologic Technology and graduated in 2000.  She then achieved registries in Radiography and Computed Tomography working in clinic, hospital, long term care, and correctional environments.

Jeannie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ottawa University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Healthcare Management.  She currently holds a nursing home administrator’s license in the State of Missouri where she previously worked as an administrator at a skilled nursing facility.  She has over 14 years of experience working in the senior care environment and has gained a vast amount of knowledge in maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations.  She is now actively working towards obtaining her Illinois Nursing Home Administrator’s License to better serve the Good Samaritan Home Community.  Jeannie feels very blessed to be a part of the Good Samaritan Family, and she is extremely thankful to be given the opportunity to work in such a wonderful organization alongside exceptional staff.

Activity Calendar  

Sunday, March 8
  9:00 am: Worship Service: Chaplain Josh Vahle, Chapel
10:00 am: Chaplain Josh’s Birthday Party with DOGS! (And cookies),
                 Social Room

Monday, March 9
  9:00 am: Devotions: Chaplain Josh Vahle, Chapel
  9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
11:30 am:  Exercise, Social Room
  1:30 pm: Rosary, Chapel
  6:30 pm: Bingo with LifePoint Church, Social Room

Tuesday, March 10
  9:00 am: Devotions, Chaplain Josh Vahle, Chapel
  9:30 am: Coffee Hour, Bartley Room
  9:30 am: Exercise Social Room
10:15 am: Buffalo Soldiers: An American Legend on the Western
                 Frontier, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  1:30 pm: Placematters, Town Hall
  2:45 pm: Bingo, Town Hall
  6:30 pm: St Patrick’s Candy Land, Social Room

Wednesday, March 11
  9:00 am: Wal-Mart Shopping**
  9:00 am:  Devotions: Rev. Jason Sommerfeldt, Chapel
9:30am:  Towel Folding, Social Room
10:15 am: Tour Through Time: Exploring History Artifacts, Social
                 Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  1:00 pm: Pony Tail Canasta, Knapheide Room
  1:15 pm: Digital Disciples, Board Room
  1:30 pm: Dominoes, Bartley Room
  2:00 pm: Dennis Benjamin, Social Room

 Thursday, March 12                            
  9:00 am: Devotions: Chaplain Josh Vahle, Chapel
  9:30 am: Coffee Hour, Bartley Room
10:00 am: Catholic Mass, Chapel
10:30 am: Mystery Meal, Outing
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  2:00 pm: Hymn Sing with Linda, Chapel

Friday, March 13
  9:00 am: Devotions: Pastor Kyle Frink, Chapel
  9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
10:30 am: Mystery Meal, Outing
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  2:45 pm: Bingo, Social Room

Saturday, March 14
10:00 am: David Damm, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room

  ** Please sign-up for this activity at the Front Desk   All activities are subject to change. Games and cards are available for use anytime in the Bartley Room.                    

Weekly Inspiration

  The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.    -Helen Keller                                           

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK     Isaiah 30:15
In returning and rest, you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.
THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:  
Residents  EBER GARDENS
Staff:   ACTIVITIES   Sally, Jessica B., Ashley, Jessica L., Micah, Rachel, Sande, Sarah, Sharon, Sydney, and Tammy