News & Views from Campus: May 16th – May 22nd 

On This Day In History….

May 16th, 1986 – The blockbuster film “Top Gun”, directed by Tony Scott and starring Tom Cruise, premieres.

May 17th, 1970 – The radio quiz show “Information Please!’ debuts on the NBC Blue Network.

May 18th, 1969 – Apollo 10 launches from The Kennedy Space Center and later transmits the 1st color pictures of Earth from space.

May 19th, 1977 – The film “Smokey & the Bandit” starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, and Jackie Gleason premieres in New York City.

May 20th, 1932 – Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland on her journey to become the 1st woman to fly solo and nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean.

May 21st, 1999 – All My Children star Susan Lucci finally wins a daytime Emmy after being nominated 19 times, the longest period of unsuccessful nominations in TV history.   

May 22nd, 1956 – This day signals the end of an era as “The Bob Hope Show” airs for the last time ever on NBC.

Activity Calendar

***All schedules are subject to suddenly change without notice***

Sunday, May 16

9:00      Worship – Channel 3

10:15    Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Service – Channel 3

11:00    Sande’s Fun Playlist – Channel 3

Monday, May 17

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3

9:30       Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00     Sing Along with AFA – Channel 3

11:00    Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Rosary – Channel 3

Tuesday, May 18

9:00        Devotions – Channel 3

9:30        Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

11:00      Exercise – Channel 3

1:30        Chair Yoga – Channel 3

Wednesday, May 19

9:00        Devotions – Channel 3

9:30        Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00      Virtual Entertainment – Tim McGraw – Channel 3

11:00      Exercise – Chanel 3 Only

2:00        Flame & Embers – Channel 3

Thursday, May 20

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3

9:30       Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

10:00     Catholic Mass – Channel 3

10:30     Joe Chi – Channel 3

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

Friday, May 21

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3

9:30       Mindful Meditations – Channel 3

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3

1:30       Chair Yoga w/ Sheryl

Saturday, May 22

10:00      Covid Cart or Bingo

11:00      Exercise – Channel 3

2:00        Covid Cart or Bingo

Happy Birthday

Peggy Hogdon(E)                     05-17    John Schmidt                05-21

Brandi Steele (E)                       05-17    Candace Kleemeyer      05-22

Ann Harness (E)                        05-18

Kayla Hoener (E)                        05-18

Jamie Adam (E)                        05-18

Dorthy Hayden                            05-19

Weekly Inspiration

“The greatest glory in living, lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

                                ~ Nelson Mandela~

Prayer Request & Scripture


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.”



Residents:  McReynolds Center

Staff:  Admissions

Sarah, Cindy, Jody, and Sheryl

Don’t forgot to stop by the chapel courtyard to see the momma and baby ducks! Their swimming pools are out, complete with ramps for easy access and some rocks to sit on in the sun! They’re adorable, and we are lucky to have the momma every year!

Good Samaritan Home of Quincy

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